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Nutrition Educator II NEP-Auburn/Worcester

Plan, conduct and evaluate educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Worcester region, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. Work with the collaborating organizations in the delivery of programs at the assigned program sites. Assist project leader with project management, including budgeting, as assigned. Assist with applied scholarly or creative activity, or research as applicable.  Prepare required plans and reports.  Seek continued funding support for the program through collaboration with community organizations.

Nutrition Educator ll NEP-Raynham - (2 posititions)

Plan, conduct and evaluate educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Raynham region, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. Work with the collaborating organizations in the delivery of programs at the assigned program sites. Assist project leader with project management, including budgeting, as assigned. Assist with applied scholarly or creative activity, or research as applicable. Prepare required plans and reports. Seek continued funding support for the program through collaboration with community organizations.

 

NUTRITION EDUCATION INTERNS

SUMMER 2022 - (14 Weeks May 16 – August 19, 2022) FOUR (4) POSITIONS

U MASS EXTENSION NUTRITION EDUCATION PROGRAM– SNAP-Ed

NORTHEAST REGION, OFFICE -LAWRENCE, MA

Provide nutrition education to SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – (formerly food stamps) eligible youth and adults as detailed in the FY2022 SNAP-Ed Program Plan

· Assist with youth School Garden Salad & Planting workshops at schools & after school programs.

· Assist & Team Teach (with intern) youth in Single or lesson series in schools/ afterschool programs.

· Assist in activity design & Team Teach (with intern) nutrition lessons at Youth Summer Sites: parks, school lunch and enrichment sites, summer camps, Special Needs, & gardens.

· Assist with design & implement interactive displays for community education & health fairs.

· Assist at Farmers Markets & food pantry Food Demonstrations, Food Tastings & Activities.

· Collect data for required reports.

· Submit online weekly itinerary, time & attendance, and travel reimbursement forms.

Qualifications: Preference to students enrolled in major or minor undergraduate degree program in nutrition, public health, sustainable agricultural, or education field. Not graduating May 2022. Good interpersonal and group process skills. Willingness to engage with program participants. Ability to deliver hands-on learning lessons to diverse audiences. Bi-lingual, photography, and /or google slide development skills a plus.

Required: Deliver programs in person and remote. Ability to maintain a diverse schedule of local Northeast Region travel (e.g. Lawrence, Lowell, Lynn, & Salem) that is not restricted by access to public or private transportation – must have MA Driver License & auto to use. Passing UMass GPA & CORI check. Ability to effectively communicate in English.

$14.25 per hour with travel reimbursement (office to teaching site). May 16 – Aug 19, 2022. 35 hrs per week. Total maximum hours: 467.5. Schedule to be arranged: Flexibility a plus. Monday-Friday between 8am – 5pm. Some Saturdays and late afternoons or evening Monday-Friday programs. One half hour unpaid lunch. May 30-Memorial Day, June 20-Juneteeth & July 4-Independence Day unpaid days off. Limited sick time paid.

Summer applications due by March 18, 2022.

Positions open until filled. Subject to COVID guidelines & funding availability to 9/30/22.

Application: Submit: Letter of interest & availability. Resume. Transcript including Fall 2021 with GPA (U Mass electronic form) & Names of 3 references including advisor with contact information. If accepted for internship, must complete UMass Student & CORI check paperwork.

Please apply to Jeanne Baranek via Email: baranek@umext.umass.edu

Info: email please & we can connect by scheduled phone meeting. Office Phone: 978-689-4744. University of Massachusetts Extension, Nutrition Education Program, 430 North Canal Street, Lawrence, MA 01840.