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Finding Qualified Candidates: How to Hire Community Health Workers

The unique nature of work Community Health Workers (CHWs)* perform requires a specialized application process that allows organizations to fully understand if candidates are qualified for the position. Hiring managers may face challenges when trying to find individuals who have the ability to build strong, trusting relationships within their communities and who also possess the skills needed to effectively address barriers to health for their peers. This resource provides activities hiring managers should incorporate into the hiring process so that organizations can choose the most qualified candidates for a CHW position. This resource is a part of our Starting a CHW Program collection.

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MHP Salud has over 35 years of experience implementing CHW programs and training organizations looking to start and/or strengthen their own CHW programs. Visit our CHW Training & Consulting Services page to learn more about how we can help.

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