Work for WIC!

​​​​​​Do you have a passion for nutrition and breastfeeding?  Would you like to join our WIC team?  Here are a few positions we are currently recruiting for at Sacramento County WIC Program:

Nutrition Assistant

Nutrition Assistants provide nutrition education and assistance to qualifying participants. Incumbents interview and/or assess women, infants and children to determine eligibility for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition Program; assess nutritional status and provide education, counseling, and referrals and other information to program participants.

For more in​formation, please visit the Sacramento County Employment Opportunity webpage​.



Under general supervision, provides nutrition and dietary educational instruction, assessment and counseling to clients; may provide technical support and assistance to paraprofessionals and clerical staff.

For more in​formation, please visit the Sacramento County Employment Opportunity webpage.


Nutrition Program Coordinator

Under general direction, directs, manages, supervises, and coordinates the activities and operations of a Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) clinic site or other nutrition program within WIC.  This can include providing nutritional and dietary educational instruction; assessment and counseling to clients; coordinating and integrating WIC services with other community services; and assisting in the development of WIC program policies and procedures.

For more in​formation, please visit the Sacramento County Employment Opportunity webpage​.​


Lactation Consultant (Contracted Position)

Lactation Consultant is responsible for but not limited to:

  • Conducting consultations with normal and complex lactation issues (i.e. babies with poor latch, low supply, moms with mastitis, etc.)
  • Providing phone and face to face consultations, either in the office or the mother's home
  • Training and mentoring breastfeeding support staff and WIC staff
  • Assisting with monthly in-service trainings
  • Documenting consult notes and forms in applicable program databases​

Applicants interested in future Lactation Consultant position openings are to contact Lisa Mathews at or (916) 875-2133.​​​​

For more information on all other job listings, please contact Amelia Schen​del at ​​ or (916) 875-2128.