September 19, 2016 WIC Update


SUBJECT 1: WIC Conference Agenda
SUBJECT 2: Basket Raffle Fundraiser for the Missouri 2016 WIC Conference - St. Louis, MO

JOB POSTING: Nutritionist/Dietitian - Affinia Healthcare
JOB POSTING: Spanish/English-Speaking Nutritionist - People’s Health Centers
JOB POSTING: Part-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Butler County Health Department
JOB POSTING: WIC Nutritionist - Butler County Health Department

 

SUBJECT 1: WIC Conference Agenda. The 2016 WIC Conference will be held October 26-28 at the Double Tree Hotel/Union Station in St. Louis. The conference offers opportunities to network with WIC colleagues as well as offering education sessions covering current nutrition and breastfeeding science, policy and best practices. Please review the attached draft Agenda at a Glance for more information about the conference sessions. We look forward to seeing you in St. Louis! (ONE ATTACHMENT)

SUBJECT 2: Basket Raffle Fundraiser for the Missouri 2016 WIC Conference - St. Louis, MO: The Missouri WIC Conference will be held October 26 - 28 at the Double Tree Hotel/Union Station in St. Louis. The Missouri WIC Association (MWA) will sponsor the Basket Raffle Fundraiser again this year, and would like to invite you to donate a basket. MWA is hoping to have a great selection of baskets this year and is looking forward to seeing you at the Conference. Please see the attached letter for more information or contact Deb Cullum at 660-785-3237 or Debra.Cullum@lpha.mo.gov. (ONE ATTACHMENT)


WIC Positions

JOB POSTING: Nutritionist/Dietitian - Affinia Healthcare. Affinia Healthcare has an immediate opening for a full time Nutritionist/Dietitian in the WIC program. The candidate must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health Nutrition, Dietetics, Home Economics, or closely related field; including or supplemented by at least fifteen (15) semester hours in food and nutrition including diet therapy and community nutrition. The selected candidate will provide nutrition education to WIC eligible participants and assess their nutritional needs for certification eligibility. Resumes will be accepted by email only to kgore@affiniahealthcare.org or aceys@affiniahealthcare.org
WIC is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB POSTING: Spanish/English-Speaking Nutritionist - People’s Health Centers. The Betty Jean Kerr People’s Health Centers WIC Program is accepting resumes for a full-time nutritionist in St. Louis, Missouri. Applicants must have graduated from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in public health nutrition, dietetics, nutrition, food, home economics, or a closely related field, including or supplemented by at least 15 semester hours in food and nutrition, including diet therapy and community nutrition. Applicants must be able to speak and understand both English and Spanish.
E-mail resume to Dorian Doss: ddoss@phcenters.com
For more information, call 314-367-7848, ext. 1226. Dorian Doss, MS RDN LD CLC CPT

JOB POSTING: Part-Time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - Butler County Health Department. Butler County Health Department has an opening for a part-time Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. The Peer Counselor is a mother who has had personal breastfeeding experience that provides information and support to other mothers in the WIC program.

Primary responsibilities of this position include:

Minimum Qualifications:

Applications available at: www.butlercountyhealth.org

Submit resume or application to:
Butler County Health Department
Attention: Human Services Coordinator
1619 North Main
Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901

Butler County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.

JOB POSTING: WIC Nutritionist - Butler County Health Department. Butler County Health Department has an opening for a WIC Nutritionist. Primary responsibilities of this position include planning and implementing the nutritional components of the WIC program, completing the job functions of a WIC Nutritionist, and providing nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education to eligible families. This position is 30 to 32 hours a week.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in dietetics, public health nutrition, human nutrition, nutritional sciences, nutrition and fitness, sports nutrition, restaurant and food management, foods, family and consumer sciences, human environmental sciences, or home economics - including or supplemented by at least one course in Diet Therapy I and II, and one course in Community Nutrition or Nutrition In Life Cycle/Life Cycle Nutrition. Will need to provide transcripts.

Applications available at: www.butlercountyhealth.org

Submit resume or application to:
Butler County Health Department
Attention: Human Services Coordinator
1619 North Main
Poplar Bluff, Missouri 63901

Butler County Health Department is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Attachments:
2016 Missouri WIC Conference Draft Agenda
Basket raffle letter 2016