WIC Breastfeeding Part-Time Peer Counselor Position Available

Applications Accepted Until July 5th


The Livingston County Health Center is currently accepting applications for a part time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor position, 40-56 hours a month, within the WIC Program.

The selected candidate will give basic breastfeeding information, support and encouragement to pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers, serve as a role model for breastfeeding women, and help mothers achieve their own breastfeeding goals.

Candidate must be willing to accept after-hours phone calls and hospital visits and work 6-8 days in the office per month.

Personal breastfeeding experience is a must.

Breastfeeding Peer Counselors provide basic information about breastfeeding to WIC mothers during their pregnancy, and after the baby is born. They encourage mothers to breastfeed, and help mothers find help if problems occur:

Qualifications: -Have breastfed at least one baby (do not have to be currently breastfeeding.) -Are enthusiastic about breastfeeding and want to help other mothers enjoy a positive experience. -Can work about 40-56 hours a month, including at least five 8-hour days a month in the clinic. -Have a telephone/cell phone and are willing to make phone calls from home. -Have reliable transportation, you may be asked to see clients in hospital, and do rare home visits.

Benefits: Flexible, ability to partially work from home, on the job training.

Salary Range: $12-15

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Fill out online application here: https://docs.google.com/.../1ZwjCyIPV474jnFDptZ0.../edit

Upload resume through online form OR email to anita.perry@livcohealth.com

--Applications accepted through Tuesday, July 5th--

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