Job Posting OPEN
CAPCO’s Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Program is
searching for a compassionate Breastfeeding Coordinator/Nutritionist to join
their team! The Breastfeeding Coordinator/Nutritionist works with local
community partnerships on breastfeeding promotion and provides WIC participants
with prenatal breastfeeding education. This position also oversees 2
Breastfeeding Peer Counselors, coordinates the WIC breast pump program, as well
as performs routine Nutritionist duties.
Program: Women, Infants, and Children
Reports to: WIC Director
Status: Full-time, Non-Exempt
Schedule: Monday 11am-7pm,
Tuesday-Friday 8am-4pm; 37.5 hours per week
– $21 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.
Coordinator Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be
- Supervises 2 Part-Time Breastfeeding
- Plans and promotes breastfeeding
- Responsible for the coordination of
the breast pump lending program according to policies and procedures.
- Submits breastfeeding promotion and
support progress reports on a monthly basis.
- Train staffs on local agency
policies and procedures for breast pump issuance.
- Responsible for updating staff on
breast pump technology information.
- Responsible for coordinating annual
training on breastfeeding for staff
- Provide individualized educational
services to clients as needed during their pregnancy and breastfeeding
- Responsible for the writing and
updating WIC Program Policies related to breastfeeding according to NYS
- Coordinate/integrate breastfeeding
promotional activities with private and public health care system;
educational systems and community organizations providing care and support
or women, infant and children.
Nutritionist Duties and
include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Responsible for conducting
- 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
- Responsible for documentation of
- 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). Required to
complete Certified Lactation Consultant course within one (1) year of date of
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.