Cornell Cooperative Extension in New York City is currently searching for several Community Educator Assistants to support nutrition education in various locations (e.g., schools, after school programs, Farmers' Markets, CBOs) located in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Manhattan, and Staten Island. These positions are part time (28 hours per week) and will continue through September 30, 2018, with the possibility of renewal. For more information on this program, please see: http://nyc.cce.cornell.edu/99-2/.
Key responsibilities include:
- Identifying and establishing partnerships with community partners with access to EFNEP eligible families and youth
- Implementing nutrition program activities at schools, after school programs, and community-based organizations and at Farmers' Markets throughout NYC as assigned
- Assisting in the implementation of nutrition education lessons with youth and adults in community-based agencies and support other program activities as assigned
- Preparing materials and set up exhibits
- Conducting food-tasting demonstrations
- Informing public about Cornell University Cooperative Extension – NYC Nutrition & Health Programs and refer individuals, as appropriate, to various programs for which they may be eligible
- Preparing program reports
- Providing support to community educators, volunteers and interns as appropriate
- Participating in Navigating for Success (new frontline educator training) and other in-services in NYC, Ithaca and other locations are required.
To apply, please submit cover letter and resume.
Required skills & qualifications:
·Successful completion of CUCE-NYC Nutrition & Health program series
·Must be available to work evenings, and Saturdays and/or Sundays, if assigned
·Able to work well as a team member
·Able to communicate in English (written & spoken)
·Bilingual in English, and/or Spanish, French, or French Creole
·Able to work with diverse populations
·If hired, must provide proof of legal right to work
·High school diploma/GED enrollment preferred
·Willingness to travel to program sites throughout New York City and work outdoors in a variety of summer weather conditions (i.e., under a canopy/tent in high temperatures)
·Will be expected to participate in a training program
Compensation: $18.00/hr (28 hours per week - must be available to work Saturdays and/or Sundays, if assigned)
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