Nutrition Assistant (Bilingual) Hannah Penn location
Community Progress Council York, PA
- Posted: 21 days ago
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 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.
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.
This position will be responsible for greeting and checking in participants, answering a high volume of calls, scheduling appointments, determining eligibility, collecting data, offering basic nutrition education, make referrals to other health and social services, and performing various duties to ensure the delivery of WIC benefits, nutrition education and breastfeeding support. In addition, this position will be responsible for issuing Farmers' Market Nutrition Program Vouchers during the summer months. This position will primarily serve the Hanover community and York City, but could be assigned to our other surrounding York County clinics as needed.
The ideal candidate will possess 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. Bilingual in English/Spanish required.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma/GED required. Those candidates for the position of nutrition assistant who have at least six months previous experience in nutrition or have completed and passed an approved college course in nutrition or dietetics will be given preference.
OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual in English and Spanish is required. This is a split position between the Hanover and York City locations, but you could be asked to travel to any of our satellite clinics as needed. Reliable transportation to assigned facilities throughout York County is required.
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