What Community Health Workers Do:

Assist individuals and communities to adopt healthy behaviors. Conduct outreach for medical personnel or health organizations to implement programs in the community that promote, maintain, and improve individual and community health. May provide information on available resources, provide social support and informal counseling, advocate for individuals and community health needs, and provide services such as first aid and blood pressure screening. May collect data to help identify community health needs.

Training & Development

Related Work Experience
2-4 years
On-Site or In-Plant Training
6-12 months
On-the-Job Training
1-3 months
Resources for
Ic-info-salary Average Salary in US
(Not available)
Ic-info-education
Bachelor's Degree

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50,000
Projected Openings