Community Progress Council
  • 13-Jul-2022 to 12-Aug-2022 (PST)
  • York, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Benefits include medical, dental, and vision, 401k, and accrued time off. Now through September 30, 2022, new CPC team members can earn a one-time incentive payment of $1,000 upon hire, and an additional $500 after 90 days in your role.


ABOUT COMMUNITY PROGRESS COUNCIL:

Community Progress Council invites you to be part of its team of dedicated professionals who work to help low-income individuals and families reach self-sufficiency. Our workforce of 240 employees is mission-driven to provide client-centered, coordinated services by building trusting relationships with those in need.

Community Progress Council provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and is committed to creating a diverse, inclusive, and equitable organization to serve our community. CPC works to ensure all staff have the knowledge, values, and skills to empower clients and one another - respecting and welcoming each person's unique experiences and cultural differences.

As the community action agency of York County, CPC offers services in more than 20 locations throughout the county. We provide our neighbors with opportunities in early childhood education, nutrition counseling, workforce development, housing and financial education and our Self-Sufficiency Program, all which support low-income individuals toward their goal of achieving financial stability.

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ABOUT CPC'S WIC PROGRAM:

The Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) program offers a variety of benefits to help keep children and expectant mothers healthy. This free program is available to income eligible pregnant women, women who recently delivered, infants and children up to age five. The CPC WIC program provides free health screenings, nutrition education, breastfeeding support, supplemental nutritious foods, and referrals to other programs and services.


SUMMARY:

The WIC Nutritionist is responsible for providing nutrition education and breastfeeding promotion and support. Some of the training provided will include determining income and nutritional eligibility, hematological testing, anthropometric measurements, strengthening assessment skills, and implementing guided goal setting techniques with WIC participants. In addition, the WIC Nutritionist will perform tasks, such as, determining nutritional risks and creating supplemental food packages. Work is performed in accordance with established regulations, policies and procedures under the direct supervision of the Nutrition Education Coordinator and Breastfeeding Coordinator.

The ideal candidate will possess counseling skills, excellent customer service, communication and organization skills; be a team player; and thrive in a fast-paced environment. Previous WIC experience is preferred but not required. Occasional local travel required.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year institution, with emphasis on one of the following: Nutrition, Community Nutrition, Nutritional Sciences, Clinical Nutrition, Public Health Nutrition, Food and Nutrition, Community Dietetics, or Dietetics required. Please email transcripts with the resume.


CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

Department of Human Services FBI Clearance, National Sex Offender Registry, and PA Child Abuse Certification required prior to hire; PA State Criminal History due within 30 days of hire date; a physical assessment including a tuberculosis skin test and "Mandated Reporter" training due within 90-days of hire. Some position may require a valid DL with acceptable driving history.

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