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Open Call for NACHW Ambassadors - APPLICATIONS DUE February 25

Thursday, February 7, 2019  
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To Apply

To apply, interested CHWs secure a letter of recommendation, which may be submitted by local, state or regional CHW networks or associations, employer organizations, co-workers, supervisors, colleagues etc. The nomination letter must come from someone other than the CHW applicant and will be evaluated based on the following criteria.

• Number of years’ experience as a community health worker (minimum two years). Experience may be paid, volunteer or a combination of both, but must be in a CHW position which does not require a clinical license

• Level of engagement with their local, state or regional CHW association or network;

• Examples of demonstrated leadership skills

• Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills

• Statement of reason(s) why the CHW applicant would be a great NACHW Ambassador

• A brief description of his or her activities with their local, state, regional and(or) national CHW organizations.

 

CHWs selected as Ambassadors must commit to:

• Join NACHW (annual dues $25);

• Attend the Unity Conference April 14 – 17, 2019;

• Participate fully in NACHW workshops during the Conference, including those specifically for NACHW Ambassadors;

• Act as an Ambassador for NACHW for one year; and

• Recruit at least 20 CHWs for NACHW membership during that year.

 

Nomination letters along with the signed statement (see page 2) should be sent to info@nachw.org, with the subject line “NACHW Ambassador,” no later than Monday, February 25, 2019 at 5:00 Eastern Time. You will receive a confirmation of receipt. Selected Ambassadors will be notified by March 15.


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