Applicants must e-mail resume, cover letter, three professional references and SFBFS’ Employment Application (found on www.sacramentofoodbank.org under Employment) to email@example.com by June 12, 2017 for consideration.
No phone calls please.
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), a local non-profit organization serving families and individuals in need since 1976, offers fifteen diverse programs and services at two facilities in Sacramento. A staff of more than 80 and several thousand volunteers accomplish SFBFS’ mission of assisting families in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and by moving them toward self-sufficiency and financial independence. For more information, please visit www.sacramentofoodbank.org.
The Community Health Education will help Sacramento County residents engage and become excited about healthy eating. As a member of the Health & Nutrition team, the Community Health Educator will teach workshops about nutrition and physical activity.
The Community Health Educator is responsible for the following:
• Assist with logistics for Heathy & Nutrition, which include:
o Facilitating single and multi-session nutrition education workshops
o Performing follow-up interviews with participants and graduates
o Conducting nutrition outreach at community events
o Creating outreach materials
o Developing and maintaining relationships with community-based organizations where nutrition education workshops can be taught
• Keep accurate records of activities
• Complete and maintain food handler certification
• Participate in community outreach events
• Other duties as assigned
• Passion for nutrition
• High school graduate (or GED)
• Comfortable speaking in front of groups
• Ability to:
o Work with a diverse community
o Teach classes with mixed ages present
o Work independently with limited supervision
o Respond to unanticipated events
o Maintain accurate records
o Safely lift or carry items weighing up to 40 pounds.
• Detail-oriented, good written and verbal communication skills and ability to multi-task
• Willingness to cross-train and learn other positions within the organization
• Reliable transportation and a valid California driver’s license and insurance
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint)
• Successfully pass background/fingerprint check
• Resident of Sacramento County
ADDITIONAL DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Experience teaching nutrition workshops and/or leading cooking demonstrations
• Has received services from Sacramento County, SFBFS or one of SFBFS’ Partner Agencies
• Bilingual (written and verbal), preference for Spanish
• Outgoing personality and positive attitude
• Food handler certification
• Location: Position is based primarily in an office setting (at two campuses in North and South Sacramento); workshops and outreach events will occur throughout Sacramento County
• Part-time (20 hours per week); non-exempt hourly position. Work schedule is usually Monday – Friday with occasional weekends. Nights and holidays are sometimes required to support SFBFS’ mission. Hours may vary depending on workshop or outreach schedule.
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