Nutrition Educator

City
Hillside
State
New Jersey
Title
Nutrition Educator
Description

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.

Opportunity type
Job
Category
Nutrition
Job responsibilities

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 

Application qualifications

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.
Must have reliable transportation 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.

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, and paid vacation and sick time.

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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