Why WIC is a Great Place to Work

WIC offers opportunities every day to make a difference in people’s lives. Daily interactions with WIC families lead to lasting change. At WIC, you and your work matter.

What We Offer:

  • Full-time, consistent hours
  • Hybrid/remote work options
  • A three-month on-the-job cohort training program
  • Opportunities for professional growth and development
  • Employee perinatal and breastfeeding support groups
  • Dietetic internship opportunities
  • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) internship opportunities
  • Employee scholarships for higher education
  • Mentorship programs
  • Continuing education credits for RDN and IBCLC licensing

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 13 paid holidays per year
  • Paid vacation time
  • Life insurance
  • Short term disability
  • Long term disability
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible Savings Account options
  • Health Saving Account options
  • Retirement Plan (403b): Heluna Health contributes 6% of employee compensation.

*Benefits are provided to benefit eligible employees.

Opportunities at WIC

Most jobs with PHFE WIC are for Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, Degreed and Registration Eligible Nutritionists, Peer Counselors, WIC Nutritionist Assistants, and Lactation Consultants. Language skills are a plus! Whether you’re looking for an entry-level nutrition job, or you have years of experience in a related field, we invite you to apply!

WIC Nutritionists are a diverse and caring team of Registered Dietitians and Degreed Nutritionists who provide education, counseling, and one-on-one support to the parents and caretakers of young children in our community.

If you are someone who loves to connect with people and support their goals for raising a healthy family, this role may be a great fit for you.

Degreed Nutritionists must have a Bachelor's degree from an ADA Accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics. Nutrition and Diet Technicians (NDTRs) who have a Bachelor's degree from an ADA Accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics and have passed the NDTR exam are also invited to apply for Degreed Nutritionist roles.

Registration Eligible Registered Dietitan Nutritionists (RDNs) must have completed a dietetic internship and are eligible to take the Registered Dietitian Nutritionist exam. There is no time requirement for when you must pass the exam upon being hired.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) must have completed a dietetic internship, passed the RDN exam, and can provide proof of RDN credentials.

A WIC Peer Counselor (PC) is someone who is breastfeeding or has breastfed their own child, is enthusiastic about their breastfeeding success, and wants to help support pregnant people on their breastfeeding journeys.

PCs have at least a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and one year of customer service experience.

If you are someone who loves to connect with people and support their goals, this may be a great fit for you.

A WIC Nutrition Assistant (WNA) is someone who is passionate about caring for others through personal one-on-one counseling and group classes.

WNAs have at least a high school diploma or general education degree (GED), and one year of customer service experience.

A WIC lactation consultant provides hands-on support for breastfeeding parents and babies. They provide additional support for medical-related challenges to help parents meet their infant feeding goals.

WIC lactation consultants are International Board Certified Lactation Consultants (IBCLC) who have backgrounds in health sciences, completed at least 95 hours of lactation-specific education and relevant clinic experience, and have successfully passed the IBCLC exam.

Didn't see a position that sounds like a good fit? Other positions may be open! Check out our current job postings at PHFE WIC.

See Open Positions at PHFE WIC

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at WIC

At PHFE WIC, we deeply appreciate and celebrate different cultures and perspectives. We believe that differences are to be acknowledged and celebrated as a strength. The diversity of our staff is an asset that allows us to better serve the community. By relating to their lived experiences and providing services in their preferred spoken language, we can better support and empower our participants.

PHFE WIC supports DEI through the Workplace Inclusion Initiative (DEI committee) and Council on Racial and Equity Affairs (CORE).

Heluna Health, the parent organization of the PHFE WIC program,
is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Heluna Health, the parent organization of the PHFE WIC program, is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available people in every job. Therefore, Heluna Health does not discriminate, and does not permit its employees to discriminate against other employees, interns, volunteers, or applicants for any such positions, or independent contractors because of race, color, religion, sex (including conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgenderism, pregnancy, marital status, national origin, citizenship, military and veteran status, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability (an impairment that limits a major life activity), medical condition, genetic information, or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable laws.