Spring 2023 Community Health Worker Peer/ Certified Peer Specialist Training Academy – Feb 17

Posted by Drexel University Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice on January 24, 2023

Drexel’s Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice is recruiting young people, age 18-24, for our Community Health Worker and Certified Peer Specialist Training Academy, which starts in April. Young people who complete our 9 week training program will receive two state recognized certifications, a stipend, and a chromebook.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements Include:

  • Philadelphia resident
  • Age 18-24
  • HS diploma or GED
  • Not currently enrolled in school this semester
  • Lived experience of violence (to yourself or someone close to you)
  • Vaccinated/ or willing to receive FULL COVID-19 vaccination by Friday, March 3rd, 2023*
  • Willing to commit to 165 hours of training over 9 weeks

The pre-screen application packet (including your resume) is due by Friday, February 17, 2023 by 5:00 pm.

Interested young people can apply here.

Please contact aeg336@drexel.edu or 267-441-5778 with questions.

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