Announcing the Community-Based Workforce Expo!
Event Highlights Community Health Workers, Peers, Recovery Coaches & related fields
Vancouver, WA. – On Friday, October 18, 2019, Southwest Washington Community Health Advocate and Peer Support Network (SW CHAPS) proudly presents the first ever Community-Based Workforce Expo!
WHAT: Local agencies and community-based workers are invited come to learn about careers, education and training opportunities. Plus, connect with pre-employment support, workforce advocacy and more. Lunch is provided!
WHO: All community-based workers and their agencies are invited to unite and ignite the power within the diverse workforce of:Community Health Workers
◦ Certified Peer Counselors
◦ Community Health advocates
◦ Peer Navigators
◦ Recovery Coaches
◦ Community Connectors
The event is sponsored by Southwest Washington Accountable Community of Health (SWACH) and Molina Healthcare of Washington.
WHEN: Friday, October 18, 2019. 12:30-3:30pm
◦ 12:30 – 2:30 Expo
◦ 2:30 – 3:30 Networking
WHERE: Firstenburg Community Center, 700 NE 136th Ave, Vancouver, WA
REGISTRATION INFO: There is a free event, however, registration is encouraged as space is limited. Register at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/community-based-workforce-expo-tickets-73027638633
About SW CHAPS: SW CHAPS is a growing grassroots network of community-based community health advocates and certified peers, serving the communities across the Southwest WA region, who come together to learn, support one another, and share ideas and best practices. SW CHAPS also facilitates input from the network to affect positive outcomes in the larger system of care.