NACHW Committees Now Accepting Applications

NACHW’s Committees are looking for new members. Read below for further information on applying to join the Development and Policy Committees. Applications are due November 2nd. Development Committee The NACHW Development committee is seeking new members! The committee meets once a month via Zoom with email communication and some action items between meetings. You do

Metropolitan Development and Housing Agency – Community Health Worker

Community Health Workers (CHW) help individuals and their families navigate and access community services, other resources, and adopt healthy behaviors. The CHW will help clients identify and address health goals. The CHW provides social support and advocates for clients’ health needs, and provides services such as needs assessments, health education, outreach, support and coordination to

LifeSpring Community Health – Bilingual Community Health Worker

If you are interested in promoting physical, mental, emotional, economic and spiritual health for Latino families in urban Chattanooga, apply to be part of LifeSpring Community Health. This Pediatric Clinic is looking for three Bilingual Community Health Workers, two full time positions and one part time. See the job description and qualifications here: https://www.lifespringcommunityhealth.org/careers/bilingual-community-health-worker Location: Chattanooga, TN

Community Health Worker / Promotora – Grameen PrimaCare (GPC)

Grameen PrimaCare (GPC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to provide underserved women with innovative and comprehensive health care programs that combine high-quality primary care, wellness services and health education, thereby empowering them to lead healthier lives and realize their full potential as business owners, mothers and community members.  GPC is affiliated with Grameen

Re: Gun Violence across the United States

Our hearts at NACHW are with the communities of Tulsa, OK, Uvalde, TX, Buffalo, NY, Laguna Woods, CA, and all communities affected by gun violence. Please read this statement from NACHW Executive Director, Denise Smith regarding gun violence in the United States. Statement here

Members Only Survey: NACHW Policy Platform

The NACHW National Policy Platform is important tool to promote national professional identity, leadership and capacity of CHWs and CHW networks. It was created and expanded between 2020 and 2021 through town hall calls with over 30 CHW Associations, 3 national CHW polls, numerous partner meetings, member input on the Biden administration’s national plan to

Addressing Systemic Inequities and Racism in Community-Based Organization Funding

Originally published November 15th, 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has both strained and exposed our country’s deep under-investment and under-valuing of community-based organizations (CBOs) and workforces (CBWs) – including food banks, churches, shelters, health advocates/navigators, Promotores and others – like never before. These organizations and community members have long played a critical role in delivering services and support tailored to address the downstream