National WIC Association

Outreach Coordinator

Washington State Department of Health ( Multiple Locations Statewide, WA)

As a member of the Quality Assurance Unit, this Outreach Coordinator (HSC 3) position coordinates and evaluates the effectiveness of inclusive, evidence-based outreach and retention efforts for the Washington State Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Program, Breastfeeding Peer Counseling Program (BFPC), Farmers Market Nutrition Program (FMNP), and SNAP-Ed Program. The Outreach Coordinator provides leadership and professional level consultation to internal and external customers and to local WIC and SNAP-Ed contractors on outreach and retention, ensuring adherence to federal regulations.
This Outreach Coordinator (HSC 3) supports the Division of Prevention and Community Health (PCH) and the Department of Health (DOH) by collaborating with partners to enhance the health of individuals, families, and communities. We work to prevent disease and promote a healthy start, healthy choices, and equitable access to services. The Office of Nutrition Services (ONS) works to improve the life-long nutrition and health of low-income individuals and families through nutrition and active living education, breastfeeding promotion and support, and access to healthy foods. As the Outreach Coordinator (HSC 3) you will work with some of our most vulnerable populations, those eligible for the WIC Program, by engaging partners to promote the WIC program and by applying effective outreach strategies for recruitment and retention of WIC participants.
The incumbent may be located anywhere within the State of Washington. Telework (mobile work) is currently expected. When approved, the incumbent will work with their supervisor to identify an appropriate work schedule and balance including telework and reporting to the Tumwater, WA duty station for work activities as needed.  It is anticipated that the incumbent would be expected to report to the Tumwater duty station for work activities up to 2 days monthly.

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