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Community Health Worker

Want to help your Monterey County neighbors lead healthier lives? Become a Community Health Worker!

Community Health Workers help community members access critical resources and navigate the healthcare and social services systems, so they get the care they need.

CHWs work in various settings, such as health clinics, hospitals, and community health centers, to name a few.

Program Details: 

  • Classes start Thursday, September 19, 2024, and end Saturday, March 1, 2025.
  • Online classes are held 1 evening per week from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm and on select Saturdays from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm.
  • 5-week internship starting January 6, 2025, and ending February 7, 2025.

Questions? Contact us!
Contact Orlando Elizondo at (831) 245-03521.


The program begins on September 19, 2024, so apply before the August 30th application deadline!


Community Health Worker Program Application (Fall 2024)

  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • I. Contact Information

  • We will use this email address as the primary mode of communication with you.
  • You must be at least 18 to participate in the CHW training program.
  • II. Education Information

  • Enter both the Start Date AND End Date (Example: 08/17/2009 to 05/25/2012)
  • Enter both the Start Date AND End Date (Example: 08/27/2012 to 05/15/2015)
  • III. Please answer the following questions completely:

  • (Note: Online classes are from 6:00 PM -9:00 PM; Saturday in-person classes are from 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM.)
  • V. Certification

    I certify that my answers are true and complete to the best of my knowledge. If this application leads to employment, I understand that false or misleading information in my application or interview may result in termination in the training program.