National WIC Association

WIC Breastfeeding and Peer Counselor Coordinator (part-time)

Oregon WIC Program (Portland, OR)

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA), Public Health Division (PHD), Oregon WIC Program in Portland, OR is recruiting for a part-time (job share) WIC Breastfeeding and Peer Counselor Coordinator to serve as a primary WIC program contact to all local WIC agencies, other state and community partners, and the Western Regional Office of USDA concerning breastfeeding promotion activities.  WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children. This public health program is designed to improve health outcomes and influence lifetime nutrition and health behaviors in a targeted, at-risk population. Nutrition education is the cornerstone of the WIC Program.

 

Most of this work may be conducted remotely at an alternate worksite with full access to the needed operating systems and technology. However, there are times when the work will need to be conducted at the primary work location listed in this announcement, the Portland State Office Building located at 800 NE Oregon Street, Portland, OR 97232. Work location can be changed at any time at the discretion of the hiring manager.

 

More Information: https://www.oregon.gov/oha/PH/HealthyPeopleFamilies/WIC/Pages/Program-Information.aspx