Employment

CalFresh Healthy Living

Nutrition Educator I

 
 

Position Description: 

Increase knowledge of good nutrition and healthy active lifestyles to eligible CalFresh populations by conducting educational sessions and outreach, support CalFresh Healthy Living Policy, Systems, and Environment (PSE) strategies in both San Diego and Imperial County, provide support for CCDSD staff in programs that incorporate PSE strategies, and assist the Program Manager with the administration of the CalFresh Healthy Living contract to ensure compliance with the agreement between Catholic Charities Diocese of San Diego and Catholic Charities of California (CCC).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

CALFRESH HEALTHY LIVING PROGRAMMATIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Under supervised guidance, assist with the planning and implementation of CalFresh Healthy Living curriculum in a linguistically and culturally competent manner.

  2. Under supervised guidance, conduct CalFresh Healthy Living presentations at CCDSD and community sites, conduct outreach to build relationships with new sites and provide intra agency support.

  3. Under supervised guidance, collaborate with agency staff to create new and innovative ways to conduct nutrition education and ways to motivate clients to increase consumption of healthier foods.

  4. Under supervised guidance, coordinate and follow-up on the activities specifically outlined in the three year CalFresh Healthy Living work plan for Policy, Systems, and Environment (PSE) strategies in both San Diego and Imperial County.

  5. Conduct research on tools, leading practices and methods to implement PSE strategies outlined in the most current three-year work plan.

  6. Provide administrative support to the Program Manager. Assist with filing, data collection, and annual reporting.

AGENCY ENGAGEMENT/ PROCEDURES:

  1. Collaborates and communicates with all Catholic Charities staff and volunteers to remain consistent in policies and procedures.

  2. Keeps Program Supervisor apprised of progress, issues, complaints and/or concerns so that they can be resolved in a timely manner.

  3. Adheres to all agency policies and procedures.

  4. Completes and submits all required and assigned paperwork in a timely and accurate manner.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university in Public Health or Nutrition preferred. Additional one to two years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Excellent organizational skills. Computer experience in Microsoft Office Software.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:

Valid California driver license and current automobile insurance in compliance with Agency requirements.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  This position requires frequent travel to community/county meetings and to sites where SNAP-Ed interventions are conducted in both San Diego and Imperial County.

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week, Monday-Friday; 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. with some evenings and weekends to meet the demands of the program.


Salary: $16-17/hour DOE

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How to Apply

Email Resume to:

Resumes@CCDSD.ORG


Mail:

Catholic Charities
Human Resources
PO Box 121831
San Diego, CA 92112-1831


Fax:

619 232-3807