Community Education Manager

City
Hillside
State
New Jersey
Title
Community Education Manager
Description

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ)'s SNAP-Ed Program Manager will oversee the planning, delivery and reporting of a USDA grant funded nutrition education program in an assigned service area as determined. The ideal candidate will be someone who has the experience and ability to manage the operations of a multi-component program, and to supervise a team and provide effective team development.

Opportunity type
Job
Category
Programs / Agency Relations / Clients
Job responsibilities

Assist in development, planning, and implementation of nutrition education and related activities for multiple programs,
Assist in meeting the nutrition education program goals by delivering health promotion efforts to target audiences that promote:
Provide supervision and oversight for a team
Support in the creation and refinement and management of systems and processes to ensure coordination and collaboration between teams
Plan and facilitate trainings on nutrition education topics
Represent the program and CFBNJ and participate in key local and/or regional coalitions and community events as appropriate
Develop and cultivate partnerships with non-profit, governmental and corporate organizations to further the goals of the program.

Application qualifications

Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science/Dietetics or related field along with 5 years of supervision and project management experience
Strong communication skills both in conducting external outreach, conducting workshops with youth and adults in limited resource communities, as well as, in managing team and coordinating with other program managers, Director and other departments.
Bi-lingual language skills (English and Spanish/Creole/Bengali) is a plus
Ability to have a varied work schedule that includes nights and weekends to meet the scheduling needs of partnering organizations and schools
Must possess personal vehicle and valid driver’s license
Must be able to carry bulk materials as necessary, up to about 40 pounds
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.

Benefits

As a vital team member in the fight against hunger, you will receive competitive pay, medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid life insurance, holiday pay, paid vacation and sick time, and potential tuition reimbursement.

About the organization

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey provides food for people in need while striving to end hunger in our state. While food distribution is central to our mission, we also deploy several important programs aimed at addressing the root causes of hunger for people of all ages and backgrounds.

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