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Community Health Worker Internship Program

Program Requirements

To apply, please complete the online application by July 18, 2016:

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CHW Intern Program Eligibility Requirements
for 2016-2017 Academic Year

Number of Interns Accepted Up to 5 candidates will be accepted into the CHW Internship Program with MCDPH.
Eligible Applicants High School Diploma/GED
  • Selected candidates must enroll in public/community health courses at Central Arizona College (CAC) as part of this program.
  • In order to maintain their status in the program, interns must maintain a minimum 2.8 GPA.
Program Concentration Community/Public Health
Program Location Primarily Maricopa County. Some travel may be required.
Tuition Assistance Amount $1,806.00*

*Tuition assistance will be disbursed/paid directly to CAC.
Hours of Training and Supervised Service

173 Total Hours:

  • 10 hours — Introduction Training Course/In-processing
  • 160 hours — Supervised Service w/ assigned MCDPH health educator
  • 3 hours — Exit Program Evaluation/Out-processing
Estimated Time Frame 12 months
Upon completion supervised service hours and CAC coursework, student receives Community Health Worker Certificate and Acknowledgment of Completion from MCDPH Director
Application Deadline July 18, 2016
Internship Program Start Date August 22, 2016

*Training/In-Processing begins August 8, 2016
Internship Program End Date August 3, 2017

*Exit Program Evaluation/Out-Processing occurs on May 11, 2017

The CHW Internship Program is in addition to the 90-hour Community Health Worker Internship required for CAC coursework. Upon completion of Supervised Service hours with MCDPH and the Exit Program Evaluation/Out-Processing, the CHW Internship Program with MCDPH will be concluded pending the intern’s satisfaction of the 90-hour Community Health Worker Internship required by CAC during the Summer 2017 Semester.

*Please note that the official Community Health Worker Certificate is granted by CAC upon completion of all coursework requirements.

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CHW Internship Program

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4041 N. Central Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85012

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