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Job Posting: WIC Peer Helper
Role and Responsibilities: Under general supervision provide experienced breastfeeding support and guidance one-on-one to pregnant and postpartum Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) participants. Examples of work include but are not limited to: Offer breastfeeding education to participants; support breastfeeding families by phone, in person, and Facebook; maintain the Auglaize County Breastfeeding Facebook Page; make referrals to the lactation consultant or appropriate health care professionals; issue breast pumps; serve as a breastfeeding resource person to WIC staff; assist with clinic displays; and assist with planning outreach events.
Experience/Education Requirements: Qualified candidate will have breastfed an infant exclusively or substantially for at least six months; has been a former or current WIC participant or eligible for WIC services; ability to communicate effectively and establishing working relationships with clients; and ability to plan and organize work effectively. Valid Ohio driver’s license and acceptable driving record required.
Benefits: Paid holidays, vacation, public retirement system, health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
Pay Range: $12.00 starting rate, negotiable based on experience and certification(s)
Work Status: 16 hours/week
Closing Date: 4:30 pm on July 5th, 2021
Qualified applicants should submit resume and cover letter by mail, email, or fax to:
Auglaize County Health Department
813 Defiance Street
Wapakoneta, OH 45895
P: (419) 738 3410
F: (419) 738 7818
Additional Information: Applicants will be selected for interviews based on qualifications and the quality of resumes and cover letters. Successful applicants may be asked to complete a criminal background check and driving record check.