December 10, 2018 WIC Updates
SUBJECT 1: Nutritionist III Position
SUBJECT 2: Upcoming State Holidays
SUBJECT 3: Infant and Child Toothbrushes
SUBJECT 4: CEU Corner
JOB POSTING: Full Time WIC Clerk - Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC)
SUBJECT 1: Nutritionist III Position. The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Bureau of WIC and Nutrition Services, currently has an opening for a Nutritionist III. This position is located in Jefferson City. Please see the attached position blurb for additional information. Interested individuals must be eligible for the job classification of a Nutritionist III. Please submit an application and resume to Dora Crawford at firstname.lastname@example.org by close of business on December 29, 2018.
SUBJECT 2: Upcoming State Holidays. The WIC state agency will be closed, and there will be no MOWINS Help Desk coverage on the following dates:
- Monday - Tuesday, December 24 - 25
- Tuesday, January 1
SUBJECT 3: Infant and Child Toothbrushes. The state agency plans to purchase infant and child toothbrushes for WIC local agencies again this fiscal year, once our FFY 2019 grant funding has been determined. Please keep in mind that the MO DHSS Oral Health Program does not have funding to provide infant and child toothbrushes to WIC local agencies. If you submit an order to them, they will not be able to fill it. The state agency plans to provide an opportunity for WIC local agencies to order infant and child toothbrushes after the first of the year. If you have any questions, please email Kathy.Mertzlufft@health.mo.gov
SUBJECT 4: CEU Corner.
Guide for Developing and Enhancing Skills in Public Health and Community Nutrition is a free webinar scheduled for December 20, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (CST). The webinar will be recorded and will be posted on the Public Health Community Nutrition Practice Group (PHCNPG) and the Association of State and Public Health Nutrition (ASPHN) websites following the webinar. This guide was developed through the collaboration of the PHCNPG, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and ASPHN. This webinar has been approved for 1.5 CEUs. The attached flyer has more information about the webinar.
JOB POSTING: Full Time WIC Clerk - Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC). NECAC seeks full-time WIC Clerk for the Family Planning/Women, Infants and Children program at its St. Charles County Service Center in O’Fallon. Regular work hours 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m. to noon one Saturday per month. Will work predominantly in St. Charles County, but may work in other county offices (Warrenton) to supplement the workforce when required. Involves contact with the public, visitors, and clients. Will clerk for the Family Planning Program. Will predominately clerk for the WIC program and in future with additional training, will become a Certifier. Must have a high school diploma or GED, excellent people skills, hands-on computer experience, and a working knowledge of Excel and Word software programs. Medical Assistant experience or certification a plus. Continued employment will require successful completion of state-required training. Starting wage of $12.00 an hour and excellent benefit package that includes agency-paid health insurance with dental and vision, agency-provided 401(k) retirement plan, 14 paid holidays, and accumulative vacation and sick days. A valid driver license and a reliable and insured vehicle are required. This institution is an Equal Opportunity Provider.
Mail cover letter and resume to:
NECAC Personnel Officer
P.O. Box 470
Bowling Green, MO, 63334
Because most correspondence is done by email, a valid email address must be on your application or resume. You may also obtain an application at any NECAC Service Center. For further information, call 1-800-748-7636 or visit our website, www.necac.org