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WIC Breastfeeding Peer Helper


HHWP CAC is seeking a WIC Breastfeeding Peer Helper to be a part of our Women’s Infants and Children’s (WIC) program.

This position is part-time, working 25 hrs/week. The rate of pay for this position is $15.38-$20.00/hour depending on education and experience. This position will be based at our Findlay WIC Location, but will require some travel to our Hardin and Putnam WIC locations on a regular basis.

Job Responsibilities

The WIC Breastfeeding Peer Helper is responsible for assisting WIC participants in the implementation and continuation of breastfeeding; ongoing contact with the pregnant or breastfeeding participants, both face to face and by telephone; providing information within your scope of practice; assist with classes, support groups, breast pump insurance and refer participants to the Breastfeeding Coordinator or WIC Health professional as necessary.

Minimum Requirements and Application Process

  • Must be a current or past WIC participant.
  • Minimum Education: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum Experience: Must have breastfed at least one baby for a minimum of six (6) months
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of computer systems/software.
  • Must complete a minimum of 20 hours State approved training and obtain 6 hours continuing education credits per year in the field of lactation; initial Back to Basics Breastfeeding Management training must be completed within one year of hire
  • Must be sensitive to the needs of low-income individuals and able to work with individuals of all cultural backgrounds and ages.
  • Must have valid Ohio driver’s license, reliable transportation, and maintain state minimum amount of automobile liability insurance.
  • Background screening required

Applications must be completed along with a letter of interest and resume. Applications may be obtained online at or at HHWP CAC. Completed application packages can be mailed or dropped off at the main CAC office located at 1637 Tiffin Ave. Findlay. Additional information may be obtained by calling Britta Niese at 419-423-3755.

WIC Breastfeeding Peer Helper

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