Extension Assistant 2 – Lancaster Lebanon Co.

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Extension Assistant 2-Lancaster Lebanon Co.

Nutrition Education Adviser Position Based in Lancaster/Lebanon County:

The position recruits and teaches low income program participants in their assigned service area research based knowledge and skills, in groups and individually, to use their limited resources to obtain a diet and lifestyles for themselves and their families following the USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans by using approved state curricula. Responsibilities include:

  • Teaches research-based education on the skills of healthful food selection, meal planning, food preparation, shopping, storage, food safety and physical activity to program-appropriate audiences.
  • Recruits participants in base county and surrounding counties as assigned, which include: low income youth, pregnant women, families with young children and/or other members of the SNAP benefits eligible population.
  • Collects evaluation data from participants to demonstrate the program impact to the federal funding agencies.
  • Responsible to the supervising educator for training, planning, program delivery, communication, evaluation, and reporting of program activities.

Typically requires a High School Diploma or higher, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Additional experience and/or education and competencies are required for higher level jobs. This position requires the following clearances: PA State Police Criminal Background Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance Form, and Federal (FBI) Fingerprint Criminal Background Check. This position requires that you operate a motor vehicle as a part of your job duties. A valid driver’s license and successful completion of a motor vehicle records check will be required in addition to the clearances. This is a limited term position funded through September 2022 with excellent possibility of re-funding.

Apply online at https://psu.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/PSU_Staff/job/Lancaster/Extension-Assistant-2-Lancaster-Lebanon-Co_REQ_0000020853-2

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