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Nutrition Educator

Company: Community Food Bank Of Nj
Location: Hillside
Posted on: September 25, 2022

Job Description:

Nutrition Educator Full time Hillside, NJ At the Community FoodBank of New Jersey, we employ a dedicated team with diverse talents, backgrounds, and perspectives united by one fundamental belief: that no one in our state should go hungry. Are you ready to make a career move that matters? CFBNJ is looking for passionate individuals to support our mission, enabling the distribution of millions of meals annually to more than 1,000 local community partners throughout 15 counties as we aim to ensure that all our neighbors have access to the food that they need to lead healthy and active lives. Our team works tirelessly for holistic solutions that connect struggling families with critical resources while addressing hunger's root causes through workforce development and public policy initiatives. Make a real difference for those in need as a Nutrition Educator on our Snap Education Team to assist in the delivery of SNAP-Ed nutrition education outreach at multiple SNAP-Ed programs . The ideal candidate will be someone who can effectively present lessons on nutrition and health promotion to a wide variety of target audiences in low-income communities. As a vital team member in the fight against hunger, you will receive competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, and paid vacation and sick time. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist in meeting Snap-Ed program goals by delivering health promotion efforts to target audiences that promote:
  • Physical activity
  • Healthy food choices
  • Engaging in a healthy lifestyle on a budget
  • Decreasing the risk of nutrition related chronic diseases
    • Assist in development, planning, and implementation of nutrition education and related activities for multiple programs, including but not limited to:
    • Direct Nutrition Education Class Series
    • Policy Systems & Environmental Change
      • Represent SNAP-Ed/CFBNJ and participate in health fairs for agencies and organizations as requested Qualified candidates will have:
        • Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science/Dietetics.
        • Bi-lingual language skills (English and Spanish/Creole) is preferred and prior experience providing nutrition education is a plus.
        • This position will have a varied work schedule that includes nights and weekends to meet the scheduling needs of partnering organizations and schools.
        • Candidate must have a car as travel to various sites is required along with the capability to carry bulk materials as necessary; up to about 40 lbs.
        • Technical aptitude (Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) is essential for success, along with a positive, can-do attitude, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a high degree of self-motivation.

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Keywords: Community Food Bank Of Nj, New York , Nutrition Educator, Other , Hillside, New York

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