Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative
Current Job Opportunities
2/18/2019


HWHF Breastfeeding Educator/Peer Counselor (BU2371-118) - Operations Division


Breastfeeding Educator / Peer Counselor

Pennsauken, NJ

 

This is a part time position reporting to the Program Coordinator of Healthy Women Healthy Families.  The Breastfeeding Educator / Peer Counselor is responsible to promote and provide basic breastfeeding information. Support the women attending breastfeeding support groups in Atlantic and/or Camden City.

Responsibilities:

  • To promote breastfeeding and provide basic breastfeeding information to HWHF breastfeeding support group participants.
  • Provide basic breastfeeding information to HWHF mothers at the breastfeeding support group and in the community either by mail or phone.
  • Refer participants to appropriate professional staff.
  • Maintains accurate records.
  • Participates in mandatory and on-going training.
  • Completes Central Intake Initial Referral Forms for interested participants with support of the Community Health Worker.

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of at least 6 months past or present breastfeeding experience necessary.
  • Knowledge of Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Training, preferred
  • Interested in learning about breastfeeding
  • Encourage and support other women who breastfeed
  • Valid driver’s license, car and current insurance policy

 

Note – We welcome and encourage applicants from all ethnic backgrounds.

Successful candidates for employment by SNJPC must undergo a criminal background check and driver`s license review.

Southern New Jersey Perinatal Cooperative, a nonprofit maternal/child health agency providing programs/services to improve perinatal/pediatric health. SNJPC offers a comp. salary and benefits pkg.  It is SNJPC’s policy to make every practical effort to accommodate individuals with disabilities to execute the crucial functions to the job.  EOE

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