The Lundquist Institute is looking for a Breastfeeding Peer Counselor I to join our team. Successful applicants will be required to be fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus prior to start, unless an approved medical or religious exemption.
Required Skills & Qualifications:
The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor I (BFPC I) position requires personal breastfeeding experience that meets the American Academy of Pediatrics recommendation for about 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding followed by continued breastfeeding with the addition of solid foods; knowledge of breastfeeding, including common problems and their solutions; and familiarity with the cultural beliefs and misconceptions common to the community served, which is predominantly Latina and African American. Specialized training in breastfeeding and counseling techniques are provided. Some evening and weekend hours required. Must have personal vehicle, valid California driver’s license and current registration as well as proof of current auto insurance.
Description of Duties:
during pregnancy and through six months postpartum.
Position requires a background check and health clearance
Please apply on-line @ www.Lundquist.org
Equal Opportunity Employer