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University of Maryland SNAP-Ed Program Clinton, MD Prince Georges County Nutrition Educator Community Nutritionist
Job ID JL1771 posted on 04/15/24

Position Description

This position is a 12 month, term appointment. The full-time position is part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) 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 SNAP (food stamp) recipients. The position will be housed in 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.
Assist project leader with the development of the Maryland SNAP-Ed annual proposal with input from collaborators.
Use SNAP-Ed evaluation instruments to conduct program assessment and report formative, process, and outcome evaluation data.
Attend SNAP-Ed staff development programs and regular communication with the statewide team.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition, health education, or a related field.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
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 SNAP-Ed trainings is required. The 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.


Laryessa Worthington

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