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SNAP-Ed Program Assistant (Stark County)

Job Description
Use standardized curriculum materials to teach food, nutrition, food resource management, and other related topics to low-income adults, youth, and/or families as part of the Education branch of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed) in a variety of community settings. Use standardized evaluation instruments to assess program participants' knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors to determine educational needs and impacts. Refer program participants to appropriate assistance programs. Recruit adults for the program by collaborating with community agencies and programs, as well as using other tools of promotion. Recruit youth for the program by collaborating with schools serving 50% or more free or reduced meals. Support target-audience and nutrition-related policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) interventions in the community. Participate in staff development and training opportunities to enhance knowledge of nutrition topics and successful methods for nutrition education. Regular travel will be required throughout the county from the county Extension office and occasionally to the state office and other regional locations around the state. This is a grant-funded position which is renewable annually by the sponsor agency and by OSU Extension.

Position is located in Massillon, Ohio.
Deadline to apply is Sept. 30th.

Minimum Education Required
Bachelor's Level Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Family and Consumer Sciences, or other related field is required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Teaching experience with a variety of diverse audiences (youth/adult), and knowledge of nutrition or other health-related topics are required.