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Summer 2017: Virginia Department of Health - WIC Community Outreach Intern

Apr 26, 2017

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Location  Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Virginia Department of Health, Division of Community Nutrition (Richmond, VA)

Position Description The WIC Community Outreach Intern will assist in conducting and analyzing the annual participation satisfaction survey.

Accountabilities  Analyze survey results and create graphs & charts to display data  Attend WIC team and other meetings as needed  Answer survey related questions as requested  Attend trainings in order to gain a better understanding of WIC and strategic partners

Learning Components  Customer Service skills  Data collection and analysis skills  State government engagement skills  Project management skills

Qualifications  Proficiency with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint  Experience with survey programs  Excellent customer service skills  Ability to work independently  Ability to commit to a regular work schedule  Dependability  Flexibility  High attention to detail  Ability to handle confidential information with discretion  Ability to work with a diverse staff and participant population  Fluency in Spanish a plus but not required  Excellent communication skills

Other Skills Necessary  Ability to sit or stand for long periods of time & lift medium sized boxes of information  Ability to stay focused and meet deadlines

Supervision  Reports to Division of Community Nutrition’s Community Outreach Coordinator

Time Commitment  15-40 hours/week  Summer (May 2017 – August 2017)

Compensation  Unpaid

Contact Information  Natalie Pennywell, MPH, CHES, Community Outreach Coordinator Office: 804.864.7879 Email: Natalie.Pennywell@vdh.virginia.gov