Senior Nutrition Educator
Community Food Bank Of Nj
Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey 08234

Job Description

The Community FoodBank of New Jersey (CFBNJ)’s SNAP-Ed Senior Nutrition Educator is responsible for coordinating the planning, delivery and reporting of a grant funded nutrition education program (SNAP-Ed) in an assigned service area as determined by the Manager.

The ideal candidate will be someone who has the ability to 1) effectively plan and manage projects of various scale, 2) directly supervise staff – a Nutrition Educator (NE) and/or Community Health Worker (CHW) and 3) effectively plan and present lessons on nutrition and health promotion to a wide variety of target audiences in low-income communities.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

· Provide supervision and oversight for Nutrition Educators and/or Community Health Workers; ensuring effective capacity development, as well as goals achievement.

· Assist Program Manager in planning, organizing and executing various projects including capacity building trainings, process development, partnership development, data management, etc.

· Assist in meeting the grant funded nutrition education program goals by delivering health promotion efforts to target audiences that promote:

o Physical activity

o Healthy food choices

o Engaging in a healthy lifestyle on a budget

o Decreasing the risk of nutrition related chronic diseases

· Assist in development, planning, and implementation of nutrition education and related activities for multiple programs, including Direct Nutrition Education interventions and Policy, Systems & Environmental Change interventions targeting youth, adults and seniors.

· Assist in the proper documentation, tracking and organization of program data, including outreach and implementation activities and material use.

· Participate and assist in the planning of team/ regional/ SNAP-Ed all-staff trainings as requested.

· Represent the program and CFBNJ and participate in local and/or regional coalitions and community events as requested.


· Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science/Dietetics or related field along with 2 years of experience providing nutrition and physical activity education in diverse community settings.

· Experience providing supervision and leadership to a team is required.

· Positive, can-do attitude, excellent communication, public speaking and interpersonal skills, a high degree of self-motivation.

· Organizational skills and attention to detail; ability to plan, implement, monitor and report out on program activities for self and team.

· Technical aptitude (O365, Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint).

· Bi-lingual language skills (English and Spanish/Creole/Bengali) is a plus.

· Must possess personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.

· Must be able to carry bulk materials as necessary, up to about 40 pounds.

· Ability to work flexible hours; this position will have a varied work schedule that includes nights and weekends to meet the scheduling needs of partnering organizations and schools

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Employment/Position Type:

Full Time
Date Posted : 05/25/2023