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22-23 WSC Whidbey Island Nourishes SWES Nutrition Program
 
 
 
Since 2014, students at the South Whidbey School District’s robust School Farms Program have been growing vegetables, using organic practices integrated with farm-based curriculum. Our expanding culinary and healthy snack programs helps connect students to good nutrition and better appreciate the food they are growing at the School Farm. Our member will be part of a robust team of farmers, educators, volunteers and community members who are supporting hands-on healthy eating options to South Whidbey students. Interviews for this position will be held in May.
 
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Member Duties : The AmeriCorps member will coordinate with the South Whidbey School Farms Program to teach nutrition and age-appropriate cooking skills to K-6 grade students and implement the Snack Program at the South Whidbey Elementary School. They will coordinate directly with Whidbey Island Nourishes staff to procure fresh produce from vendors (the School Farm, local farms, and grocery suppliers) for the Snack Program and help coordinate parent and community volunteers and lead the preparation and delivery of snacks to the classrooms. Additionally, they will develop messaging for students, teachers and administrators, parents, and community members to help promote the impact of healthy eating. And lead three healthy snack events over the course of the school year that will creatively challenge students to try new foods and create excitement about eating healthy.
 
Program Benefits : Stipend ,  Training ,  Health Coverage ,  Childcare assistance if eligible ,  Education award upon successful completion of service . 
 
Terms :
None
 
Service Areas :
Health ,  Children/Youth ,  Community Outreach ,  Education . 
 
Skills :
Team Work ,  Education ,  Recruitment ,  Public Health ,  Teaching/Tutoring . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
22-23 WSC Whidbey Island Nourishes SWES Nutrition Program

Program Start/End Date
09/01/2022  -   07/15/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Associates degree (AA)

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON  

Accepting Applications
From  03/10/2022  To  08/30/2022 

Contact Melinda Gardiner
PO Box 1642
Langley   WA   98260
360-221-7787
wscip@ESD.WA.GOV

Listing ID 95618


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