CES 3 (Butte County) Job ID 12460
Date Posted: October 28, 2020
Closing Date: December 2, 2020
Under the direction of the Nutrition Education Program Manager, the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program Community Education Specialist 3 is responsible for the coordination of the UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program focusing on delivery of nutrition education to low-income youth and adults, primarily in schools.
This includes supervising, training, and guiding nutrition education extenders, developing and implementing yearly work plans, evaluating work plan goals and objectives, and writing reports. This person will coordinate efforts and serve as a liaison with other agencies providing related services in Sutter, Yuba and Colusa counties, build and maintain formal and informal coalitions of partners, tailor special nutrition education projects, write grant proposals where necessary, and maintain subject matter competence. This person will coordinate with nutrition education staff within the Butte Cluster (Butte/Glenn/Sutter/Yuba/Colusa) to strengthen successful regional nutrition education approaches and interventions and develop new strategies to meet regional program goals.
The overall goal of the above program is to promote healthy lifestyles for low income students, parents, adults and families. This is accomplished by direct teaching and extender training on practical nutrition, food resource management, food safety, and the importance of physical activity.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.