November 19, 2018 WIC Updates
SUBJECT 1: Upcoming Holidays
SUBJECT 2: MOWINS Help Desk Closure
SUBJECT 3: Nutrition Specialist Position
SUBJECT 4: Ensure and PediaSure Flavors
JOB POSTING: Full Time WIC Clerk - Northeast Community Action Corporation (NECAC)
JOB POSTING: Part Time WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - St. Charles County Health Department
SUBJECT 1: Upcoming Holidays. The WIC state agency will be closed and there will be no MOWINS Help Desk coverage on the following dates:
- November 22-23, 2018
SUBJECT 2: MOWINS Help Desk Closure. The MOWINS Help Desk will be closed on:
- Tuesday, November 27, from 3:00-4:00 p.m.
The MOWINS Help Desk will check email and voicemail frequently during the closure times and will respond as soon as possible.
SUBJECT 3: Nutrition Specialist Position. The Department of Health and Senior Services (DHSS), Bureau of WIC and Nutrition Services, currently has an opening for a Nutrition Specialist. 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 Nutrition Specialist located here. Please submit an application and resume to Dora Crawford at email@example.com by close of business on November 30, 2018.
SUBJECT 4: Ensure and PediaSure Flavors. The nutritional supplements Ensure and PediaSure come in a variety of flavors. The manufacturers of these products are continually adding and modifying the flavors, which makes it difficult to keep the FFRG Listing current. All flavors of Ensure and PediaSure are allowable for participants who have an approved WIC-27. The FFRG Listing has been modified to state “(all flavors)” for these products and can be found here. Not all flavors are carried by wholesalers, so flavors may vary per store. If you have concerns about availability of products at the stores in your area, please contact Bridgett.Henderson@health.mo.gov or Gail.Ponder@health.mo.gov
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
JOB POSTING: Part Time WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor - St. Charles County Health Department. The Saint Charles County Health Department (SCC) is currently accepting applications for the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor position within the WIC Program. The selected candidate will give basic breastfeeding information and support to new mothers and help mothers achieve their own breastfeeding goals. Personal breastfeeding experience is a must. For detailed job description please visit SCC Human Resources Employment Opportunities website: https://hr.sccmo.org/mss/employmentopportunities/default.aspx
All applications must be submitted only through the Saint Charles County Self-Service Website at http://hr.sccmo.org/hr
Faxed, e-mailed, or printed applications will not be accepted.
For questions, please contact Eva Obirek at firstname.lastname@example.org