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Senior Nutrition Educator

Company: Community Foodbank Of New Jersey
Location: Hillside
Posted on: June 11, 2024

Job Description:

Join our team and become a part of something bigger, a force for change in the fight against hunger. The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ) is more than just a food bank. We champion healthier lifestyles and positively impact social and economic change. Together we can create a stronger, more resilient New Jersey for everyone!As a Senior Nutrition Educator, you will be responsible for coordinating the planning, delivery and reporting of a grant funded nutrition education program (SNAP-Ed) in an assigned service area. You are a great fit for this role if you can effectively plan and manage projects of various scales, directly supervise staff, and effectively plan and present lessons on nutrition and health promotion to a wide variety of target audiences. You will be traveling 70% of the week to different sites and locations.*Supervisory Responsibilities:** Provide supervision and oversight for Nutrition Educators and/or Community Health Workers, ensuring effective capacity development, as well as goal achievement.* Participate and assist in the planning of team/ regional/ SNAP-Ed all-staff trainings as requested.*What youll do in your role:** Assist in developing, planning, and implementing nutrition education and related activities for multiple programs, including Direct Nutrition Education interventions and Policy, Systems & Environmental Change interventions targeting youth, adults and seniors.* Support health promotion efforts to target audiences that promote physical activity, healthy food choices, engaging in a healthy lifestyle on a budget, and decreasing the risk of nutrition related chronic disease.* Partner with the Program Manager to plan, organize, and execute various projects including capacity building training, process development, partnership development, data management, etc.*Why youll love working at CFBNJ:** Opportunity for impact: Last year we provided over 90 million nutritious meals across New Jersey and educated over 25,000 people about health and nutrition.* Balance: Generous time off, 14 paid holidays, childcare resources, and organization-wide engagement days.* Financial Wellness: 401k with 4% company match after 1 year.* Health Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision and Wellness Programs.* Recognition and Certifications: Learning opportunities, tuition and certificate reimbursement, and engagement with our reward and recognition program, Bonusly!*What youll need to be successful in this role:** Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science/Dietetics or related field along with two years of experience providing nutrition and physical activity education in diverse community settings or 10 years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.* Willingness to travel 70% per week.* Experience providing supervision and leadership to a team is required.* Positive, can-do thinker with excellent communication, public speaking, interpersonal and organizational skills, and a high degree of self-motivation.* Proficient in Office365, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.* Bi-lingual language skills (English and Spanish/Creole/Bengali) is a plus.* A personal vehicle and valid drivers license.* Ability to work flexible hours; this position will have a varied work schedule that includes nights and weekends to meet the scheduling needs of partnering organizations and schools._CFBNJ is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, marital status, domestic partnership or civil union status, pregnancy or breastfeeding, disability, being a victim of domestic violence, status in the uniformed services of the United States (including veteran status), record of arrest, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws._Apply for this jobJob Type: Full-timeWork Location: On the roadby Jobble

Keywords: Community Foodbank Of New Jersey, New York , Senior Nutrition Educator, Other , Hillside, New York

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