Job Description

Job Code:
19-029

Inglewood, US-CA  90303

Employment Status:
FT 100 % for 40-hours per week (regular full-time benefits)

# of Openings:
1

Department:
SLAHP Main Office-3000

Minimum education requirements:
GED or high school diploma

Salary Range:
$14.00-$20.98

Last Updated:
4/8/19 10:05 AM

  • The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor I (BFPC I) position requires personal breastfeeding experience that meets the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation for about 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding followed by continued breastfeeding with the addition of solid foods
  • Knowledge of breastfeeding, including common problems and their solutions; and familiarity with the cultural beliefs and misconceptions common to the community served, which is predominantly Latina and African American.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Strong communication skills are essential.
  • Current or past participation in the WIC Program highly desired.
  • Specialized training in breastfeeding and counseling techniques is provided. 
  • Basic keyboard skills and keyboard experience are needed to utilize required databases.
  • Some evening and weekend hours required. 
  • Must have personal vehicle, valid California driver’s license and current registration as well as proof of current auto insurance.

Required Skills & Qualifications:

  • The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor I (BFPC I) position requires personal breastfeeding experience that meets the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation of 4 – 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding followed by continued breastfeeding with the addition of solid foods;
  • Knowledge of breastfeeding, including common problems and their solutions; and familiarity with the cultural beliefs and misconceptions common to the community served, which is predominantly Latina and African American.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Strong communication skills are essential.
  • Current or past participation in the WIC Program highly desired.
  • Specialized training in breastfeeding and counseling techniques is provided. 
  • Basic keyboard skills and keyboard experience are needed to utilize required databases.
  • Some evening and weekend hours required. 
  • Must have personal vehicle, valid California driver’s license and current registration as well as proof of current auto insurance.
  • Background check and health clearance required.

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