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CNA Employer Sponsored Opportunities 

These are employer sponsored full-time job opportunities with full benefits. Tuition is free for all those who qualify and are accepted after a screening and interview process. Current positions include Full-time, Part-time and Per-Deim depending on employer. Employment begins following program completion, and while waiting for a license.

State Facility/Real Jobs RI

This opportunity would result in employment with Eleanor Slater Hospital (Zambarano Unit - Pascoag, RI) OR The Veterans Home (Bristol, RI). The current positions are for full-time evening or night shift. Once licensed, full-time positions with benefits begin. 

Westerly Education Center

Opportunity funded in partnership with the Office of the Post Secondary Commissioner and CCRI Division of Workforce Partnerships. This is an in-person training program held at the Westerly Education Center (116 High St, Westerly, RI). Clinicals during the final week of class will be held at a Westerly Facility. 

Care New England - Mental Health and CNA Certification

Completion of this 20-week combined course results in achieving a dual
certification from CCRI and RIC. This in person class will prepare any student for direct care work in an acute care setting at various Care New England facilities. In-person evening classes are available.


In person, 15-week class - lectures, skills lab, and clinicals will all be held face-to-face. Classes include facilitator support with option for one-on-one or small group tutoring. Students will also receive support in preparation for Rhode Island CNA state exam after class ends. 

Family Service Association 

*PAID CNA Student Intern - START NOW 

Opportunities available with rolling deadlines throughout the year. For more information, contact [email protected]



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