Nutrition Assistant – WIC Program (Full Time)

TITLE:  WIC Nutrition Assistant

SPCC is seeking a full time (40 hours/week) Nutrition Assistant in the WIC Program.  The program is based in Canandaigua and Newark and serves Ontario, Wayne, Yates, Seneca and Eastern Monroe Counties.


ACCOUNTABILITY:  Reports to WIC Senior Nutritionist


JOB SUMMARY: Screens WIC applicants for program eligibility.  Inputs financial, categorical and residential data into statewide computer system.  Assists Nutritionist with WIC certification and nutrition education appointments.  Performs anthropometric measurements and hematology screening on WIC participants.  Travel throughout five county area required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Associates degree in human services or related field preferred. Fluent in English and Spanish is preferred. Must demonstrate excellent customer service and interpersonal communication skills.  Understanding of cultural sensitivity and demonstrated ability to work with diverse people.  Must maintain a high degree of confidentiality at all times.  Applicant must be comfortable working in a fast paced clinic environment and be willing and able to work several evenings per month.  Selected candidate will be expected to continuously advance his/her professional knowledge and skills by attending relevant workshops and seminars.

SPCC is particularly interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the agency and therefore encourage people of color as well as those with a diverse range of languages, heritages, experiences and identities to apply. Applicant will complete Agency Confidentiality Agreement and must successfully complete a Background Check, and State Central Register Clearance.  Applicant must possess a valid NYS driver’s license with a good driving record and carry agency required levels of automobile liability insurance.


Starting salary: $15.00/hour


Resumes by June 12, 2020 to:

Tammy Lana, Office Manager

SPCC WIC Program

79 S Main Street

Canandaigua, NY 14424

Fax: 585.394.9285