National WIC Association

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Liaison

Virginia Department of Health (Richmond , VA)

The Division of Community Nutrition Services seeks an individual to fill the position of Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Liaison (BPCL). The BPCL assists the State Breastfeeding Coordinator with the day-to-day coordination of the statewide Breastfeeding Peer Counselor program. Characteristic duties include: technical assistance and training, program evaluation, policy analysis and development, coordination of resources, and maintaining Breastfeeding Peer Counselor staffing records. Responsibilities are carried out based on a work plan developed by or approved by the supervisor. Thorough knowledge of principles of human lactation and service delivery methods. Clear communication skills are necessary.

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