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17-18, Solid Ground, Nutrition Educator - School Based
Nutrition Education at Solid Ground promotes healthy eating for adults and children that experience poverty and oppression. We are a team of school- and community-based educators guided by the belief that all people deserve to live healthful lives. Nutrition Education collaborates with schools, community organizations, health centers, and local agencies to provide a six-week, six-lesson curriculum that expands the knowledge, skills, and confidence of participants to prepare healthy and affordable meals at home. School-based nutrition educators will: • Lead nutrition education classes with 2nd-5th grade students using engaging, hands-on curricula to Seattle Public Schools students that experience food insecurity, in collaboration with Solid Ground Nutrition Education Coordinators. • Develop, lead, and coordinate cooking or garden-based afterschool programming with students at partner elementary school sites • Support Nutrition Education staff with school-based events and health promotions, attend school events and write blog posts, and recruit and coordinate volunteers for classroom-based and afterschool programming These positions are contingent on funding.
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Member Duties : At their respective school site, School-based Nutrition Educators will support Nutrition Education’s service in three ways: lead classroom-based nutrition education classes & lead afterschool & Cooking Matters for Families classes. Specific duties include: 1. Lead nutrition education classes w/ 2nd-5th grade students using engaging, hands-on curricula developed by Solid Ground. 2. Develop & lead cooking or garden-based afterschool programming w/ students; assist w/ Cooking Matters for Families programming. 3. Collaborate w/ Nutrition Education Program staff to support school-based family events & health promotions. 4. Participate in the recruitment, support & management of volunteers for classroom-based, community-based, & afterschool programming & events. Additional Duties & Responsibilities: Actively build relationships w/ students, staff, & families. Participate in discussion & learning w/ AmeriCorps team & Solid Ground teams to better understand & challenge institutional racism.
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Health Coverage ,  Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Education ,  Children/Youth ,  Hunger . 
Skills :
Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Teaching/Tutoring ,  Leadership ,  Communications ,  Youth Development ,  Team Work ,  Social Services ,  Public Health ,  Computers/Technology ,  Education . 
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17-18, Solid Ground, Nutrition Educator - School Based

Program Start/End Date
10/01/2017  -   08/15/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  99

Program Locations WASHINGTON   Seattle/Tacoma/Bremerton  

Accepting Applications
From  05/01/2017  To  09/29/2017 

Contact Erika Deianni
1501 N 45th St
Seattle   WA   98103

Listing ID 55417