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Nutrition Health Educator

Company: LAHC- Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities
Location: Dearborn
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Position: Nutrition Health Educator
Full-Time
$30,000- $35,000 + Benefits

The Nutrition Health Educator position serves empower low-income families using evidence-based strategies to achieve healthy lives and reduce health disparities. Specific strategies include direct education in various settings, community-based projects to address policy, system or environmental changes and public health approaches to help children, families and adults improve dietary quality and food resource management skills and increase physical activity.

Responsibilities

Educator will provide evidence-based nutrition education in pre-school, schools, and community sites for children, youth, adults, and seniors
Providing service to the following age populations: Pediatrics, adolescents and adults in a manner that demonstrates an understanding of the functional/developmental age of the individual served
Assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of nutrition education programs
Works closely with the Program Coordinator to ensure community educational requirements are met.
Shops and prepares nutritious snacks for program participants, kitchen skills are preferred.
Participates in community events to engage with residents and demonstrate the importance of healthy eating and physical activity (cooking demonstrations and physical activity demos).
Maintains professional relationships with community partners to ensure the successful delivery of programming.
Performs implementation of pre-/post- tests.
Collects and prepares demographic and other data for reports as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree or higher degree, with concentration in nutrition or other related field is required Possess a valid driver's license and work eligibility status.
Pass a criminal and driving background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two (2) years of experience in serving young children and their families.
Master's degree in early childhood education or related field.

Keywords: LAHC- Leaders Advancing and Helping Communities, Dearborn , Nutrition Health Educator, Healthcare , Dearborn, Michigan

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