Job Application - Cortland County Community Action Program

Job Posting OPEN


CAPCO’s Women, Infant and Children (WIC) Program is searching for a compassionate CPA/Nutritionist to join our team! Grow your skills by helping us serve Cortland County’s low-income families by providing nutritional assessments and breastfeeding support and education.


Position: CPA/Nutritionist

Program: Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

Reports to: WIC Director

Status: Part-time, Non-Exempt

Schedule: 22.5 hours/week

Starting Wage: $23 – $25 per hour


Job Function: Provides nutrition assessments as well as counseling to low-income women, infants and children with dietary, medical and health risks and coordinates breastfeeding activities by performing the following duties.


Nutritionist Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for conducting nutritional assessments
  • Provides nutrition education and diet counseling to WIC clients.
  • Develops appropriate individualized nutrition education plans for clients
  • Tailors and authorizes food packages for participants.
  • Provides instruction on use of farmer’s market coupons and promotes the use of fresh fruits and vegetables.
  • Responsible for documentation of nutrition services.
  • Assist with the development of the annual Local Agency Compliance and Self-Assessment Plan.


Qualifications and Requirements: Registered Dietician (RD), Nutrition and Dietetics Technician (DTR, NDTR), Registered Nurse (BSN); or Bachelor’s degree in an health-related field with at least 6 credit hours in nutrition; must receive approval of NYS Health Department to work as a Competent Professional Authority (CPA). 

CAPCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we do not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, and physical or mental disability. CAPCO will make reasonable accommodations for qualified candidates in adherence of the Americans with Disabilities Act and New York Human Rights Act.