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CHWs’ Perspectives on the Impact of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Unwinding

The National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) surveyed Community Health Workers across the nation and sector to understand their experiences with the unwinding of the COVID-19 public health emergency in the United States that began in May 11, 2023. Four-hundred eighty-six Community Health Workers (CHWs) completed the survey. CHWs is an umbrella term and […]

The Minority Health Consultants’ Aspiring CHW Scholarship – Closing June 16th!

Minority Health Consultants, in partnership with NACHW is searching for 3 individuals with a desire to further their community advocacy commitment, to bring health equity to minority communities by taking a community health worker class or program (online or in your state). The purpose of this scholarship is to further the community health worker field […]

NACHW Board of Directors Nominations

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS  Thank you for your interest in serving on the Board of Directors for the National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW).  NACHW will hold its election for the Board of Directors at the 2023 Unity Conference & Annual meeting.  All NACHW members in good standing at the time of application are eligible for […]

Open Call: NACHW Ambassadors 2023

The National Association of Community Health Workers (NACHW) is seeking interested CHWs to become NACHW Ambassadors. We are seeking a total of 20 CHWs to serve in this capacity. In order to maximize our reach, only one CHW will be selected from any given state. Ambassadors will act as liaisons between NACHW and local, state […]

Centering Lived Experience: Lessons from the Community

Foreword “When I first met Alice Ferguson, I was working at the Central Area Health Education Center, Inc. in Hartford, CT – one of four AHEC sites in our state – and the only one with a focus on providing a full range of HIV/AIDS services across three counties. Alice was one of the CHWs […]

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 […]