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The goal of the workforce committee is to bring health sector employers together with government agencies, educators and workers to meet growing workforce needs in the health care industry.


The committee is growing and new members are welcome to get involved by participating in monthly committee meetings held on the second Tuesday of each month virtually 2:30PM-4:00PM.


  • Work-based learning

    • Informational Interview Sessions

      • Held 8 sessions in spring 2023 showcasing a variety of healthcare and behavioral careers. 

    • Get into the Guts Program

      • 263 students served in the 2022-23 school year so far

      • Student evaluations indicate the following:

        • 90% of students of students are more interested in taking classes related to healthcare in high school after attending.

        • 90% of students are more interested in pursuing a career related to healthcare in high school after attending.

        • 96% of students know more about current and future occupations in healthcare

        • $22 per student is the average cost to provide this event.

    • Virtual Facility Tours and Career Overview — Health care Job Shadowing at Fort Collins Family Medicine Center

    • Supported CareerRise Summer Internship Program

Current Projects

  • Get Into the Guts – Exposing middle- and high-school age students to healthcare career pathways through in-person and virtual tours of local health systems and health clinics of all kinds

  • Work-Based Learning –  Focused on exploring and facilitating work-based learning opportunities including internships, apprenticeships, career fairs and more for high school, college and post-college opportunities

    • Information Interview Sessions are interactive sessions that provide an opportunity for K-12 students to discover information about healthcare pathways, occupations and training.

    • 30-90 minute group information interview session

    • Variety of medical careers available

    • In-Person or Virtual

    • Funding for food

    • Information Interview Sessions Flyer

    • Request a session:

  • CareerRise Summer Internship Program

  • Poudre School District Teach Externship Program

Interested in helping?

Please contact: Chris Heuston,
Evan Hyatt,

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