Child Care Health Consultant

The Child Care Health Consultant (CCHC) will provide technical expertise to child care providers regarding developmental health, mental health, safety and sanitation. The CCHC will collaborate with various agencies that deliver services to children birth – 5 years and focus on child health and safety issues by sharing and providing information via technical assistance, trainings, and consultations. When applicable, the CCHC will make referrals as needed to the appropriate community agencies.

Must be able to work collaboratively with early educators to assess, plan, implement and evaluate strategies to achieve high quality, healthy and safe child care environments.

Act as a liaison with local health professionals and community service agencies by offering health education, community information and referral resources to facilities and families.

The health professional becomes a qualified CCHC in North Carolina upon completion of the NC Child Care Health Consultant Training Course and receipt of a certificate of qualification.


Registered Nurse with a Degree in Nursing (ASN or BSN). A qualified CCHC should have experience in child health or community health and Early Care and Education (ECE). Documented education and experience: a degree in nursing particularly public health or pediatric nursing, and licensed as a registered nurse (RN), plus at least two years of paid experience in nursing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Child Care Health Consultant Certification
  • Experience in programs serving young children and families in a non-profit or public health human service agency, paid experience in child care settings or experience as a Pediatric Nurse




Internship Opportunities

The Partnership for Children of Lenoir & Greene Counties welcomes all college students seeking an internship.  If you have an interest in early childhood development, early childhood education, family and community services, and/or communications, please send your resume and cover letter to or  Work week consists of Monday-Thursday 8:30am-5:00pm and Friday 8:30am-12:00pm.