Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce
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Job Title.
   WIC Participant Assistant
Short Description of the Job.
   Great Benefits!
Complete Description of the Job.
   This position plays an integral role in the Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council’s WIC Department, (Women Infant Children) providing clinic and office support to the staff. Will gather information from clients and customers for nutrition assessments and perform a variety of support tasks including but not limited to determining program categorical eligibility along with residential and income eligibility. RESPONSIBILITIES • Screen participants for WIC categorical, residential and income eligibility. Will travel with department to various off –site WIC clinics throughout the county. • Collect information for the nutrition assessment process, including obtaining anthropometric and hematological data, as trained. • Participate in breastfeeding promotion and support. • Provide referrals to health and social services, and document follow-up. • Identify and refer participants to a Competent Professional Authority (CPA) or Qualified Nutritionist. • Assist Qualified Nutritionists and CPA’s in planning and evaluating participant-centered nutrition education (such as FitWIC, Food demos, etc.). • Explains program and procedures of the WIC Program to participants, answer participant questions. • Assists with check issuance, schedule future appointments, inform participant of items needed for next WIC appointment. • Assist with the filing of client files, pulling and refiling of client files for clinics, reminder and no-show calls and phone coverage. Position starts at $12.00 per hour. Please send a letter of interest along with a resume. REQUIREMENTS • High School Diploma/GED and 2 years’ experience in nutrition services and/or a health related field; or Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN). • Bilingual in Spanish is preferred. • Experience working with low income families desired. • Good computer skills and data base experience is necessary. • Flexible schedule is necessary to be available for Thursday evening clinic as well as a rotating schedule for the first Saturday of the month. • Strong organizational and communication skills (verbal and written), ability to work independently, good interpersonal skills and ability to maintain a positive attitude with staff and customers. • Ability to work under pressure, manage multiple tasks and exercise good judgment. • Must possess a vehicle and have a valid driver’s license. • May occasionally be required to drive own vehicle to temporary off-site WIC clinics. BENEFITS • Medical Coverage • Dental Coverage • Vision Coverage • Life Insurance • 401(k) Retirement • Paid Vacation • Paid Personal • Paid Sick Time SCEOC is a private, nonprofit community action agency serving Saratoga County. We are the designated anti-poverty agency, dedicated to providing and promoting opportunities for individuals and families to achieve self-sufficiency. We are an advocacy organization assisting families and individuals in developing solutions to promote healthy, thriving families and caring community partners. We provide services coordinated at our main office as well and in the county schools. Services include Head Start, WIC, Energy Services/Weatherization, Crisis Intervention, Latino Community Advocacy, Vita Tax Services, Food Pantry, and a Soup Kitchen. EOE
Job Category.
   Community/Social Services and Nonprofit
Job Level.
   Entry Level
Position Type.
   Full Time
Salary Information.
   Salary Range: $12.00 to $12.00 per Hour
For More Information Contact.
   Human Resources Manager
Employer Info.
   Saratoga County EOC
39 Bath St. / P.O. Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY 12020
To Mail Application To Employer.
   Saratoga County Economic Opportunity Council, Inc.
PO Box 169
Ballston Spa, NY12020
Attention: Human Resources Manager
To Fax Application To Employer.
   Fax Number:5182883234
Attention:Human Resources Manager
To E-Mail Application To Employer.

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