Health Resources and Services Administration Program​

Health Resources and Services Administration Program

OCHIN and our OCHIN+ training and workforce development program are partnering with the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help rebuild Oregon’s community health care workforce. We’re looking for individuals interested in helping underrepresented communities become healthier, stronger, and more resilient.

Our $3M grant funding helps selected applicants train to become skilled Community Health Workers. 

Community Health Workers - OCHIN+

Community Health Workers

Learn how to help patients and their families gain timely, individualized access to the quality health care and specialized community support services they deserve. Click here to read the course details.

This program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $2,992,596 with 0% financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit

Program Highlights

Receive a basic living allowance, internet stipend, and electronic equipment to support your learning journey.

Gain key insights that help you provide underserved communities with culturally and linguistically appropriate care.

Get the knowledge you need to take advantage of immediate openings for in-demand industry careers that offer advancement opportunities and good salaries.

Connect to continued professional development training through our extensive and growing OCHIN+ portfolio of health technology courses.

Real-World Experience

After successfully completing your virtual coursework, participate in an on-site, full-time practicum with select OCHIN member health centers in Oregon.

All these health centers serve HRSA-designated health professional shortage areas—communities hardest hit by rural staffing limitations, the devastating pandemic toll, and resulting workforce shortages—so they need YOUR specialized skills and dedication!

Learn at Your Own Pace
Online Learning

Additional applicant requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Passing of background check
  • Current/updated COVID-19 vaccination
  • Ability to sit/stand for long periods, use a computer, and interpret documents in English
  • Bilingual/Spanish preferred (not required)