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Title: PT WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Department: Public Health

Posted On: 5/15/2020

The Sangamon County Department of Public Health is seeking applicants for the position of a Part-Time WIC Breastfeeding Peer Counselor. This position provides breastfeeding information, encouragement and support to pregnant and breastfeeding mothers. Must have breastfed at least one baby within the last five years, be enthusiastic about breastfeeding, and encourage other mothers to enjoy a positive experience.


Requirements: Applicants must have the ability to communicate with diverse families/communities, Hours of work are flexible based on case load needs but would need to have the ability to work one late day until 7:00pm. Applicants must have a valid Class D Illinois Driver's License, use of personal automobile and proof of auto insurance. Applicants must be a resident of Sangamon County or be willing to move into the County within 6 months of employment.


Benefits: $15/hr; 10-19 hours per week (flexible based on case load needs) plus mileage reimbursement

Download County Application @ Submit application and supporting resume and/or references to: Gail O'Neill, Interim Director of Public Health, Sangamon Co. Dept of Public Health, 2833 S. Grand Ave, East, Springfield, IL 62703 or fax to 217-535-3104 or email to This position will remain open until filled.