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Community Healthcare Worker

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Instructor Wanda Johnson, standing, leads class for the New Community Career & Technical Institute Community Healthcare Worker program.

274 South Orange Avenue
Newark, NJ 07103


Aziza Johnson, Student Recruiter/Admissions Representative

Length of Program: 600 hours (three to four months)

This program prepares individuals to serve as facilitators, advocates and professionals, linking health care and related social services with affected recipients in the Greater Newark community. Program content includes instruction in public and community health, human and social services, health services administration, group counseling, health education, group advocacy, cross-cultural and multilingual communication.

Program Requirements:

  • All students must be at least 18 years of age on or before the first day of class
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Provide proof of citizenship

Program Includes:

  • Classroom lecture
  • Practical hands-on assignments
  • Work-based learning initiatives
  • Internships and externships
  • Employability skills training
  • Job placement assistance
  • Financial coaching

Key Program Outcomes:

  • Career pathways in an in-demand occupation
  • Provides industry recognized credentials
  • Connection to a host of employers


  • Community Health Worker Certification (CHW)

New Community Career and Technical Institute’s mission is to improve the quality of life of all students through education and occupational training in a community that fosters life-long learning.