Use Ohio Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) curriculum to teach classes on nutrition, physical activity, food safety, and how to save money on food to low-income parents or caregivers of youth. Teach participants in groups at community settings including but not limited to community centers, job training programs, schools, and summer food programs. Provide information to participants about the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program and other USDA nutrition assistance programs. Maintain accurate and complete records/reports for all activities, as required by the sponsor agency and by OSU Extension. Use standardized evaluation instruments to assess program participants knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors to determine educational needs and program impacts. Maintain confidentiality of participants and their individual records. Recruit program groups by collaborating with community agencies and programs. Network with community agencies and organizations that also target low-income families with young children. Attend staff meetings and in-service training programs at the local, regional, and state level as required by the supervising Program Specialist and/or Project Manager. Implement changes as required by the sponsor agency and by OSU Extension. Seeking a bilingual (English/Spanish) individual to teach in both languages. This is a grant-funded position which is renewable annually by the sponsor agency and by OSU Extension.
Additional Information for Applicants::
This position is located in Cleveland, Ohio.
HS Graduate or Equivalent. Basic knowledge of and/or interest in running a household including basic nutrition, shopping for food, and preparing meals. Ability to work in economically and socially disadvantaged areas and create a rapport with persons from different ethnic, cultural, and/or economic backgrounds. Ability to read, write, and comprehend both the English and Spanish languages. Ability to follow written and oral instructions, do simple math, prepare reports, and maintain accurate records. Ability to work as part of a team as well as work independently. Basic knowledge and comfort with using computers. Ability to lift and carry education materials to program sites (up to 35 lbs.). Access to a personal vehicle to reach various work and training sites. Ability to work weekdays as well as some evenings and weekends.
A member of the community that we work in with knowledge of the local Latino community. Ability to teach nutrition, food safety, thrifty food shopping, cooking, and physical activity classes (training will be provided). Ability to do outreach with people and agencies to recruit participants for EFNEP class series.
Target Salary: $11.10 - $13.50 Hourly
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
Job Appointment (FTE%):
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