Penn Center for Community Health Workers seeks Assistant Director for Training and Development

About the position: If you want to spearhead a training and technical assistance department for a healthcare organization committed to social justice, this is the job for you! We have developed IMPaCT, a nationally recognized, evidenced-based Community Health Worker (CHW) model, and there is growing demand from organizations across the country to replicate the model in their communities. We’re looking to hire a highly organized, energetic, creative, individual to develop relationships, programs and capacity with and for our partner organizations. You will provide training and technical assistance to help organizations to adapt and adopt the IMPaCT model; consult on troubleshooting problems; design and develop tools and products to scale our work; and hire, train and supervise other trainers to meeting growing demand for our services. This is a key leadership role in a fast-growing organization.

About the organization: Penn Center for Community Health Workers is a center of excellence for CHW research, patient care and dissemination. Our IMPaCT model, which has been featured on National Public Radio and the New York Times, has served more than 7,000 people in Philadelphia. The program is proven to improve primary care access, chronic disease control, and mental health while reducing hospital admissions by 30%. More than 1,000 organizations have accessed our tools (chw.upenn.edu) and we provide technical assistance to help organizations create, launch and sustain effective CHW programs. We are part of the University of Pennsylvania Health System, which provides competitive salaries and exceptional benefits, including an annual tuition benefit.

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