Train to become a Community Health Worker!
If you care about the well-being of people and want to make a real difference in our community, you could be the perfect candidate to train for a career as a Community Health Worker. Community Health Workers do a wide variety of jobs, and according to Labor Statistics the job outlook for the profession is growing!
Sonoma County Department of Health Services is offering free educational classes to all individuals 18 or older, with a passion for community service, to help fill growing community needs. Whether it’s your first job, or your next career, do what you love and help make a difference. No specific prior trainings or degrees are required, just the desire and enthusiasm to help others through outreach, education, social support, and advocacy.
For more information, please see our pages on Basic Training for in-depth, two semester courses and Professional Development for upcoming workshops on topics in public health, health care and social services. Leave us your contact information, and we’ll be in touch soon!
With free tuition and textbooks available for Sonoma County residents, it’s a great time to become a CHW!
This programming was made possible by grant number NU58DP007010 from CDC. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC.