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Apply to Drexel's Paid Community Health Worker/Certified Peer Specialist Training Opportunity (2/18)

Program Flyer - CHWP Training
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Drexel is accepting applications for their Drexel University Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice Community Health Worker / Certified Peer Specialist Training! Attached is a flyer about this paid job training program for young adults, ages 18-24. This program is a good fit for young adults impacted by violence or trauma who want to use their experiences to become healers and helpers in their communities and enter the human service field.

Minimum requirements for eligibility include:

  • Philadelphia resident

  • Age 18-24

  • HS diploma or GED

  • Not currently enrolled in school this semester

  • Lived experience of violence (to themselves or someone close to them)

  • Vaccinated/ or willing to receive COVID-19 vaccination by April 4, 2022*

  • Willing to commit to 165 hours of training over 9 weeks

PARTICIPANT PAYMENT and a FREE CHROMEBOOK laptop are provided to those accepted into the program.

The application form is available online here: Applicants will be asked to email their resume to If the applicant does not have a resume, work, volunteer, and education history can be typed into the application. The deadline to apply is FRIDAY February 18th, 2022.

Please submit applications as soon as possible. We will interview selected applicants on a rolling basis. Completion of application does not guarantee acceptance into program. Interested candidates will be assessed for eligibility. For more information about Drexel University's COVID-19 policies, click here.

Please contact Jae Moses with questions at or 267-455-9779.

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