Employment Opportunities

Mid-Shore WIC is a great place to work and make a difference. Our employees are Maryland State government employees, working for the local WIC agency. Learn more about what sets us apart from other jobs. 

  • Meaningful Work: Working at WIC is inspiring! We help families and children be healthier and set them on a better path for the rest of their lives. At the end of every day, you’ll know you made a direct, positive impact on someone’s life.   
  • Be Part of a Great Team: Our Mid-Shore WIC staff is upbeat, dedicated, and welcoming. And they are passionate about what they do. Most of our employees have been with us for many years because they appreciate being part of a dynamic, mission-driven team. 
  • Generous Leave Package: We understand that work-life balance is essential for a positive workplace. The State offers 10 to 25 days of vacation per year, depending on seniority, plus 11 paid holidays and 15 days of sick leave per year.
  • Exceptional Health Benefits: As a local agency of State government, we offer a top-tier insurance package, which includes medical, prescription, dental, and vision coverage. You also may be eligible for life, accidental death, and dismemberment insurance plans at low group rates.
  • Reduced Child and Health Care Costs: Family is important to you – and us! Permanent State employees can participate in Healthcare and Dependent Daycare Flexible Spending Accounts. These plans allow eligible employees to save, on a pretax basis, for healthcare and dependent care costs incurred during the plan year.
  • Retirement Benefits: Planning for your future is essential to feeling secure. As part of the Maryland State government, we have a stable and generous retirement package. Employees are eligible for participation in a contributory defined benefit pension plan. State employees are also eligible to participate in two supplemental retirement plans: the 457 Deferred Compensation Plan and the 401(k) Savings and Investment Plan.​

Student Loan Forgiveness: Employees with the State of Maryland are eligible to participate in the Federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program. Participants that meet all requirements may qualify for forgiveness on the remaining balance on his or her Direct Loans after making 120 qualifying monthly payments under a qualifying repayment plan while working full-time in a qualifying public service position.

Current Openings

All Mid-Shore WIC jobs must be applied for through the State of Maryland’s Online Employment Center. Below are current openings. Click the job title to be taken to the State website where you can view full details of each job and begin your application.

Breastfeeding Peer Counselor

Employment Type: Full-Time Contractual

Filing Deadline: August 2, 2023

The main purpose of this full-time contractual position is to provide individual breastfeeding counseling, via in-person and/or telephone, for English and Spanish-speaking pregnant and/or breastfeeding women, based on the Breastfeeding Peer Counselor guidelines. This position will educate all pregnant women with the basic information regarding breastfeeding.

Nutrition Program Trainee (Repost)

Employment Type: Full-Time Contractual

Filing Deadline: August 11, 2023

The main purpose of this full-time contractual position is to learn how to research, plan and implement the nutritional and breastfeeding education plans, according to State policies and procedures. This position will learn how to present these plans to participants through group and individual contacts. This position will also learn how to provide specialized nutritional care to participants who are at a nutritional risk. This job opportunity is a reposting, previous applicants need not apply.

Internship Opportunities

We love being a part of people’s education journey or path to professional growth! 

Mid-Shore WIC welcomes the opportunity to host internships for students pursuing their associate’s, bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees. Each internship can be individually tailored to meet the student’s needs and provide a meaningful opportunity to learn. 

If you are interested in an internship with us, please send us an email. Be sure to include the following information:

  1. Resume or a brief description of your education and work history 
  2. Degree or certification being pursued
  3. Areas of specialization or interest within the WIC program and services
  4. Number of hours per week available
  5. If you have your own transportation
  6. If you are you interested in an internship regardless of pay or are only seeking paid internships 
  7. The contact information for the person in your program who would be supervising your internship at your school
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