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Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Northwest Indiana Community Action

  • Location: Crown Point, IN
  • Post Date: 4/7/2019
  • Job Type: PART TIME
Northwest Indiana Community Action A Multi-Site Area Agency on Aging and Community Action Agency serving Northwest Indiana since 1965 is currently seeking experienced employees for our WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Program. BREASTFEEDING PEER COUNSELOR Part-Time (Hammond/East Chicago, Michigan City and Lake Station) General Statement of Duties: The primary function of the WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor is to promote breastfeeding within the community and the clinic in conjunction with outreach activities of the WIC Program. The Peer Counselor recruits and counsels WIC prenatal and nursing mothers as well as provides breastfeeding support and education for new mothers. Qualifications: Candidate should be a current or previous breastfeeding mother with a minimum of 6 months of breastfeeding experience. Willing to successfully complete WIC Peer Counselor training. Must have reliable transportation. Must have internet access at home. Basic knowledge of clerical work (filing, data entry, telephone etiquette, etc.) required. Have excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills. Self-starter, able to work independently, service oriented with attention to detail. Being bilingual is a plus at some locations. Send cover letter and resume to: NWICA, 5240 Fountain Drive, Crown Point, IN 46307 or email resume and cover to: resume@nwi-ca.org NWICA is an equal opportunity employer No Phone Calls Please
Northwest Indiana Community Action