Employment with Health Department
Working for Henrico County Health Department
Henrico County Health Department is the local agency of the Virginia Department of Health. All staff members are employed by the Commonwealth of Virginia. If you are interested in working at the Henrico County Health Department, please view opportunities at Virginia Jobs. Look for Henrico County Health District/Henrico County Health Department in the job description as there are other Virginia Department of Health offices also located in Henrico County.
For employment opportunities that are available in Henrico County Government please visit iRecruitment.
Career Opportunities with the Health Department
Available opportunities will be posted on our RCHD site at https://www.vdh.virginia.gov/richmond-city/employment-opportunities/.
To fill out a volunteer application, get more information on the County’s Volunteer Program, or learn more about this or other volunteer opportunities, please visit the Become a Volunteer page.
For more information about an internship at a local health department, please visit the VDH Internships page. You will find the criteria and steps required.
Medical Reserve Corps Volunteer Opportunities
The Henrico Medical Reserve Corps mission is to augment and assist existing community operations during large-scale emergencies, aid in response to pressing healthcare needs, and improve community emergency preparedness. If you are interested in protecting Virginia’s Health and would like more information, please contact Samantha Stanley at Samantha.Stanley@vdh.virginia.gov 804-501-4532
Community Health Worker (Public Health Initiative)
Henrico County Health Department is recruiting volunteers to serve as Community Health Workers (CHWs). CHWs will empower people in their own neighborhoods to navigate and find resources that will help prevent or manage chronic diseases such as obesity, hypertension, diabetes, and cancer. CHWs will provide chronic disease prevention education, informal counseling, social support and referrals to medical and non-medical services. CHWs will collaborate with Henrico community based clinics, hospitals, school system and faith-based organizations. The time commitment is only 3-4 hours per week. In addition to the satisfaction of helping those in need, CHWs will receive free training and mileage reimbursement. If you’re interested we’d love to have you! For more information, please contact Margaret Benson at Margaret.Benson@vdh.virginia.gov.