Jefferson County Health Department offers the pregnant Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) program to promote and maintain the health and well-being of nutritionally at-risk pregnant, breastfeeding, and postpartum women, infants, and children. The program provides supplemental nutritious foods, nutrition and breastfeeding information, and referral to other health and nutrition services, as well as, promotes and supports breastfeeding by having Breastfeeding Peer Support Counselors available to eligible participants.
In order to keep the WIC program operating smoothly, the Health Department is looking to hire an Occasional Part-time WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor to serve as a paraprofessional support person who provides basic breastfeeding information and encouragement to WIC pregnant and breastfeeding mothers.
As a knowledgeable, experienced, and passionate individual, you will be successful in this role by completing the below key tasks and responsibilities:
Hours: Occasional Part-time; approximately 5 hours/week
Applications will be accepted as long as this position is posted. However, initial screening of applicants will begin: June 4th, 2021.
Application and position details are available at www.jeffersoncountywi.gov or
Jefferson County Human Resources: 311 S. Center Ave. Room 111, Jefferson, WI 53549.
Jefferson County is an Equal Opportunity Employer