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University of Maryland Extension Columbia, MD Agent Associate (Prince George's County) Community Nutritionist
Job ID JL1052 posted on 11/13/19

Position Description

This is a 12 month, term appointment. The full-time position is part of the Food Supplement Nutrition Education program (FSNE) conducted by the University of Maryland Extension. The educator will deliver nutrition education programs to low income residents in Prince George’s County with emphasis on reaching food supplement (stamp) recipients. The position will be housed at the Prince George’s County Extension office in Clinton, MD.

Responsibilities Include:
• Plan and conduct nutrition education programs for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in Prince George’s County.
• Collaborate with local food assistance programs to develop and distribute nutrition information.
• Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with community organizations to plan, implement, and evaluate programs and seek new partnerships to deliver nutrition education programs, with a focus on multi-level interventions as depicted in the Socio-Ecological Model.
• Use FSNE evaluation instruments to conduct program assessment and report formative, process, and outcome evaluation data.
• Attend FSNE staff development programs and participate in monthly conference calls.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition, health education, or a related field.
• Applicants must be self-motivated, flexible, innovative, and resourceful with skills in conducting community-based education programs.
• A valid driver’s license and access to an automobile for travel in Prince George’s County and to FSNE trainings.
• Successful candidate is required to obtain a clear background check by the State of Maryland and the FBI.

Desired Qualifications

• Master’s Degree.
• Experience in community organizing and/or partnering with grassroots communities and schools.
• Experience in writing grants and securing funds for projects.
• Experience working with diverse community stakeholders.
• Experience in conducting nutrition education activities involving food.

Contact

Laryessa Worthington
443-283-2818
lengland@umd.edu
https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/74985


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