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Projections of Employment

According to O*net Online the number of Community Health Workers is expected to grow much faster than average growth rate for all occupations. Jobs for the Community Health Workers are expected to increase by 18 percent, or 880 jobs between 2020-30.

What Community Health Worker Do:

Community Health Worker (CHW)  work in the fields of public health, health care and social services. Community Health Workers (CHWs) provide a wide range of services, including health outreach and education, client-centered counseling and case management, and client and community-based advocacy. They work to reduce unequal rates of illness and death between different communities and to promote health equity or justice, prioritizing communities with the greatest health risks.

EGACE's Community Health Worker Program Information

Community Health Worker 2024-2025 School Year Schedule

186 hrs (17 weeks) included 60 hours of externship.

Monday, Wednesday 5:30-8:30pm, plus 3 hours of DL

September 9, 2024 - January 10, 2025
*Includes a 60 hour externship. 

Labor Market Information

 Annual Wages for 2023  Low
(25th percentile)
(50th percentile)
High                    (75th percentile)
California  $21.47 $25.22 33.17

Program Requirements

  • You must have a High school diploma or equivalent.
  • You must pass both a reading and math placement exam.

Funding Questions

Financial assistance may be available to qualified individuals through the Sacramento Works Job Center as funds are available, for Job Centers near you, click here. Through the newtwork of Job Centers, Sacramento Works can provide job seekers a variety of services that fit their needs.
If you are a client of the Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance or the State Department of Rehabilitation you should inquire with your counselor about whether you qualify for financial assistance.
EGACE’s CTI program currently does not accept FASFA or Pell Grants.

Are your ready to start? Next steps

Call (916) 686-7724 or email to discuss the program, and schedule assessment, and intake orientation.
EGACE-CTI Office Location:
9362 Elk Grove-Florin Road
Elk Grove, CA 95624


Community Health Worker gathering information

Become a Community Health Worker

Become a Community Health Worker

The EGACE’s Medical Assistant program is 14 weeks program and trains graduates in all of the basic training required to to povide special support and informal counseling, and advocate for community health needs
Students are responsible for understanding the EGACE refund policy, CTI Refund Policy.