This posting is for 3 positions, all 12 month, term appointments. The full-time positions are part of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – Education (SNAP-Ed) conducted by the University of Maryland Extension. The educators will deliver nutrition education programs to low income residents in Baltimore City/County or Prince Georges County with emphasis on reaching food supplement (stamp) recipients. The Baltimore position will be housed between the Baltimore County Extension office in Cockeysville, MD and the Baltimore City Extension office in Baltimore, MD. The Prince Georges County positions will be housed at the Prince Georges County Extension office in Clinton, MD. Applicants may apply to one or both position locations. Please indicate position location(s) in cover letter and online application questions.
Plan and conduct nutrition education programs for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) participants in Baltimore County/City or Prince Georges 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 SNAP-Ed evaluation instruments to conduct program assessment and report formative, process, and outcome evaluation data.
Attend SNAP-Ed staff development programs and participate in monthly conference calls.
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 Baltimore County/City or Prince Georges County and to SNAP-Ed trainings.
Successful candidate is required to obtain a clear background check by the State of Maryland and the FBI.
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.