NHC: Community Health Fellowship, Greater Philadelphia is a program for those who are seeking to start their career in public health as community health workers, digital navigators and/or medical interpreters in different health and social service organizations throughout Greater Philadelphia.
These NHC members help build healthy communities by providing essential health education and access services to individuals in communities plagued by histories of racial and economic inequities, while receiving learning opportunities with health, public health, and equity experts . At the end of their term of service, members will have training and experience needed to apply for a PA state certification and/or other relevant recognized certification in their communities in these professions. A key priority for the NHC program is to eliminate health disparities and the underlying structural oppression* that perpetuates them.
All NHC Community Health Fellowship members must be residents of the communities where the program operates at the time of application submission. For Greater Philadelphia, this includes residents of Philadelphia, Montgomery, and Chester Counties.
Members in Greater Philadelphia will serve a 1,700 hour service term over 42-52 weeks beginning March/April 2023 and will receive $15/hour. Applications will remain open until all open positions are filled.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
Member Assistance Program
Transportation reimbursement during the service day
Training and professional development opportunities
Credential or Certification
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Many positions seek additional proficiency in languages such as: Spanish, Arabic, Burmese, Ukrainian, Russian, Dari, Swahili, or other Asian languages/dialects.
English, Arabic, Russian, Spanish
Subject to criminal background check