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Part-Time Community Health Worker—NKCDC

NKCDC is offering the opportunity to become a Certified Community Health Worker in the Kensington community. The training program targets 19134 and 19125 zip codes. This is a paid training of $15/ hr. and will include basic healthcare fundamentals. Only general skills are needed to train. Must be willing to venture out in the community to service residents.   


Training Description 

  • 12-week, paid training, tentatively starting on Tuesday, October 4, 2022 
  • PA certification of CHW 
  • There may be a possibility to receive the CPS training 
  • Materials and equipment provided for the training 
  • Professionalism and Software training provided to trainees
  • Community outreach training provided
  • Refer residents to services and resources
  • Track client and referral information 
  • Continuing Education Units will be available after training is completed  
  • Career Development Workshops will be available after training is completed 


Qualifications and requirements  

  • High school diploma/GED required. High School Seniors welcomed. 
  • Must be 18 yrs. or older.  
  • Residence in 19134 preferred. 
  • Great interpersonal skills needed and be willing to engage clients. 
  • Willing to compassionately engage diverse and vulnerable populations, primarily in the Kensington community. 
  • Some training may occasionally occur during evening and weekend hours as needed. 


Graduates of the training program may have the opportunity to apply for part-time employment with NKCDC at the completion of the program.   


Application process 

Please find the application here. Fill out the form and email it to or drop it off at the NKCDC office: 2771 Ruth Street, Suite 1, Philadelphia PA, 19134. Deadline is Wednesday August 31, 2022 at 11:59:59 PM.

Applications are kept on file for future training references. We cannot always respond personally due to the high volume of inquiries. 


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