Do you live in one of the following zip codes: 43203, 43205, 43206, 43211, 43215, 43222, 43223, 43224, 43204, 43229, 43231, 43219, 43227, and 43232? Do you want to help save babies in your community? You can do this AND gain valuable education and work experience!
Apply to be a CelebrateOne Connector Corps member and receive Community Health Worker training and certification to serve one of 8 Columbus neighborhoods that face high rates of infant mortality and other health challenges.
We need EVERYBODY! Men, women, seniors and young adults age 18 and over.
In Columbus, we lose 150 babies each year before their first birthdays –African American babies are dying at 2.5 times the rate of white babies.
The CelebrateOne Connector Corps program is designed to train and establish a group of people in our neighborhoods to connect with teens, mothers, fathers and families to keep babies alive and strengthen the future of our communities.
Participation in the program includes:
12-14 weeks of paid training with The Ohio State University’s College of Nursing Community Health Worker Certification Program
Part-time paid internship ending December 31, 2016 (minimum 900 hours)
Support for long-term employment in health related fields through workforce development and continuing education.
Connection to a growing movement in Columbus
The application process is open now through January 15, 2016. You will be notified by February 15, 2016 and classes would begin February 29.
Be the change you want to see in your community.
This initiative is a partnership of Columbus Public Health, The Ohio State University College of Nursing, Community Development for All People, Men 4 the Movement, J. Jireh Ministries, Partner for Achieving Community Transformation (PACT), The Neighborhood House, St. Stephen’s Community House, Gladden Community House, YMCA, Somalican, Central Ohio Workforce Investment Corporation, Neighborhood Pride Centers.