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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 gcollier-jefferson@nkcdc.org 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. 

 

To Apply:

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