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Job Title:

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education Worker

Job Post ID:

19449

Posted Until:

07/24/2019

Salary:

$13.00-$13.50/hr

Location:

Joliet

Hours:

1st Shift

WorkType:

Full Time

Industry

Other

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Education & Program Delivery
• Conduct basic nutrition, food safety, physical activity and food budgeting programs for intended population at organizations/agencies within the target community as outlined in the SNAP-Ed plan. This may include leading active cooking demonstrations and leading basic physical activity demonstrations for adult and youth audiences.
• Utilize and disseminate nutrition education materials, tool kits, and resources as provided and outlined in the SNAP-Ed plan.

Recruiting & Collaboration
• Collaborate with other Extension staff within the unit/region to meet unit and State SNAP-Ed plan goals.
• Refer SNAP-Ed clients to other local agencies (FCRC, WIC, food pantries, etc.) and other Extension staff based upon additional needs/concerns.
• Collaborate with specified Extension staff to identify potential community partners that serve low-income families.
• In conjunction with partnering organizations, recruit program participants for nutrition education classes/workshops.
• As directed, promote Extension opportunities that would meet the needs of target audience.

Data Collection & Reporting
• Collect data for program evaluations to measure program impact.
• Complete required reports, including SNAP-Ed activity reports, contact reports, attendance sheets, program evaluations/impact, travel, and other required reporting. Enter reports into online electronic database as directed.

Other
• Participate in local, regional and statewide professional development opportunities and staff meetings, including limited but required overnight travel.
• Must be able to take and pass the Certified Food Protection Manager course within the first six-months of employment.
• Comply with all University of Illinois Extension and USDA policies and procedures in programs and employment.
• Perform other duties that contribute to the mission of University of Illinois Extension programming as assigned.
• Comply with all University of Illinois Extension Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity policies and guidelines in all aspects of Extension work; assist Unit staff with data collection for Affirmative Action, Gender, and Targeted reports.
• Local, regional, and statewide travel required; personal transportation required.

Job Requirements:

High School Diploma
• Participate in local, regional and statewide professional development opportunities and staff meetings, including limited but required overnight travel.
• Must be able to take and pass the Certified Food Protection Manager course within the first six-months of employment.
• Comply with all University of Illinois Extension and USDA policies and procedures in programs and employment.
• Perform other duties that contribute to the mission of University of Illinois Extension programming as assigned.
• Comply with all University of Illinois Extension Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity policies and guidelines in all aspects of Extension work; assist Unit staff with data collection for Affirmative Action, Gender, and Targeted reports.
• Local, regional, and statewide travel required; personal transportation required.

Benefits:

Health Insurance
Tuition Reimbursement
Retirement Plan

Company Information

University of Illinois Extension serving Grundy, Kankakee and Will counties provides resources and programming to the community. The program areas are:

Family & Consumer Economics
Local Food Systems and Small Farms
Metro 4-H Youth Development
Nutrition and Wellness
SNAP-Ed
Youth Development

Application Instructions:

Visit jobs.illinois.edu and search the Off-Campus Positions. Positions will be listed as Community Worker - University of Illinois Extension - Joliet, IL
https://jobs.illinois.edu/off-campus-positions/job-details?jobID=117081&job=community-worker-university-of-illinois-extension-joliet-il-117081

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