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TN Community Health Worker Association

Community Health Worker Part-Time Training Coordinator

TN Community Health Worker Association


Job Summary

The Training Coordinator position has been funded as part of a three-year grant through September 2025. This is a part-time 20-hour-per-week position. The Part-Time Training Coordinator will report to the Executive Director of the TN Community Health Worker Association.

This position is 100% remote with the expectation that the employee can work with limited supervision from home. There is minimal expectation of travel/travel up to 20% of the time.

The Training Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and delivering the training curriculum to community health worker (CHW) trainees and monitoring the trainees’ self-paced progress in the educational platform. The curriculum is based on the CHW competencies including topics such as active listening, being a CHW, cultural humility, etc. This position will also be responsible for working with site supervisors to monitor the trainees’ progress at field/apprentice sites. 

The Community Health Worker Part-Time Training Coordinator functions as an employee of the Tennessee Disability Coalition dba Tennessee Community Health Worker Association.

The Tennessee Disability Coalition is committed to providing equal opportunities to volunteers, employees, applicants for employment, and those seeking our services, consistent with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  No person will be discriminated against because of race, religion, creed, color, sex, age, genetic information, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or Limited English Proficiency (LEP). In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, The Tennessee Disability Coalition will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective employees and incumbents to discuss potential accommodations. The Coalition requires that each employee adhere to the same standard of non-discrimination. Each employee is required to have a signed Non-Discrimination Policy statement on file.

About us:

Community Health Worker is an umbrella term and includes community health representatives, promotors, peers, and other workforce members who are frontline public health professionals who share life experience, trust, compassion, and cultural and value alignment with the communities where they live and serve.

The Tennessee Community Health Worker Association (TNCHWA) is working with the grant-funded Community Health Worker Training Program of Tennessee (CHWTPT) to provide professional development and training opportunities for new and existing community health workers in Tennessee.

We are supported by the Tennessee Disability Coalition.

More information about us is on our website at: https://tnchwa.org

Job Responsibilities

  • Deliver curriculum and training with fidelity, ensuring it is linguistically and culturally appropriate using popular/adult education methods
  • Provide training to approximately 90 CHWs annually
  • Assist executive director and project consultant with developing course calendar and enhancing curriculum materials
  • Conduct one-to-one/group meetings with CHWTPT trainees to monitor progress and engage/retain to the program 
  • Coordinate training calendar and program tracks (field placements, apprenticeships, and/or upskilling) for new and existing CHW trainees
  • Conduct virtual and in-person site visits for field placements/apprenticeships
  • Inform continuous quality improvement efforts related to the curriculum and programming
  • Assist executive director with trainee recruitment, engagement, and retention efforts
  • Work with grantor to manage content and course offerings using the Brightspace education platform
  • Enter program data into monitoring systems
  • Assist with the completion of program reporting


  • Five years working as a Community Health Worker or related position
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively in a team setting and independently, as needed
  • Ability to build and maintain effective and professional relationships with trainees, team members, and community partners
  • Strong in-person and virtual facilitation skills and ability to provide effective instruction to CHW trainees
  • Organized and able to consistently meet deadlines
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Ability to operate virtual learning platforms 
  • Ability to document data using online software
  • Experience with popular/adult education teaching and learning strategies
  • Must be able to demonstrate effective communication with and between individuals and groups of people from varying socioeconomic, ethnic, and ability backgrounds
  • Must be able to work late afternoons, evenings, and weekends, with some flexible scheduling opportunity
  • Must be located in Tennessee or surrounding area and able to travel (mostly in-state) 
  • Spanish and English Bilingual, a plus

Additional Information


Part-time employees who work greater than 15 hours per week are eligible to enroll in optional supplemental health plans through Colonial Life and a medical flexible spending account and/or dependent care flexible spending account through Pinnacle Financial Partners.

Part-time employees are eligible to enroll in the Coalition’s employer-sponsored 403(b) Retirement Plan provided by Mutual of America. The Coalition matches the amount our employees contribute to the plan dollar for dollar up to 6% of employee salary after the employee has been with the Coalition for one year. 

The Coalition observes 10 designated holidays each year. Paid time off (PTO) accrues per pay period (semi-monthly). Annual PTO earnings for part-time employees who have been employed 0-5 years is equal to 18 of their regular working days and increases with tenure to a maximum of 32 days per year. Flexible scheduling is permitted.

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and cover letter that includes information on your related experience and your typical availability during afternoons, evenings, and weekends to Nikayla.boyd@tnchwa.org


  • Date Posted: July 9, 2024
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Educator
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)