- Job date: Wed, 26 Aug 2020 22:24:48 GMT
- Expected salary: $29565 – 34295 per year
- Job title: Peer Counselor – Public Health – WIC
- Company: DENTON COUNTY, TX
- Location: Denton, TX
THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.
The Peer Counselor performs helping WIC clients to successfully breastfeed their babies. Work involves providing instruction in proper breastfeeding techniques and supplying any needed equipment. Employee is responsible for regular follow up to ensure mothers have the assistance they need.
Examples of Duties
Teaches classes on how to breastfeed and the advantages of breastfeeding.
Counsels breastfeeding clients either in person or over the phone regarding breastfeeding.
Provide support and follow-up to breastfeeding mothers.
Gather and assess information from WIC clients and determine their breastfeeding needs.
Responsible to follow up regularly with the client until the client no longer needs assistance.
Interact with client and document on assessment forms the needs and progress of the client.
Maintain inventory of breast feeding material and supplies.
Regular and punctual attendance is required.
Performs other related duties as required.
High School Diploma or GED and 20 Hours of Peer Counselor Training.
Must have participated as a WIC breastfeeding mom.
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Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous