National WIC Association

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Liaison

Office of Family Health Services (Richmond, VA)

Official Working Title: Human Services Program Specialist

Position Number: FH039


Hiring Range: Negotiable to $55,000


Job Close Date: 2/16/2018


Job Posting Number: 1033942


Type of Recruitment: General Public-G

Would you like to work for one of the largest agencies in the Commonwealth of Virginia, dedicated to protecting the health and promoting the well-being of all people in the state? The Virginia Department of Health (VDH), Division of Community Nutrition, is looking for an individual to fill the position of Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Liaison. The individual will provide lactation expertise, guidance, technical assistance and training to the Central Office and the local health districts under the Virginia Department of Health. The individual will exhibit knowledge of principles of human lactation, program policies and procedures, and service delivery methods. This position is also responsible for managing the local agency funding allocations, conducting studies and research, program evaluation, and coordination of resources. Clear communication skills are necessary.

A completed application including previous employment, salary history and education must be submitted online at Virginia Jobs for consideration: Only online applications will be accepted. Faxed, e-mailed or mailed applications will NOT be considered. Incomplete applications with vacant answer fields will be screened out. Electronic applications will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. Applicants requiring visa sponsorship need not apply.

More Information: