Nutrition Educator

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

Date: 07/07/2020

Location: Duquesne, PA

The Nutrition Educator works as a member of the Partner Network Excellence Academy team to promote a culture of health in pantries and agencies participating in the Food Bankís network and assist in the implementation of the Healthy Pantry Initiative. The Educator will work with team members to develop strategic collaborations between the Food Bank and organizations in the nutrition sector, and will advise and educate pantry coordinators, staff and volunteers on sourcing healthy foods and encouraging clients to use those foods. The Educator will facilitate and support collaborative efforts that will connect pantry coordinators, staff and volunteers to nutrition resources and educational opportunities. The Educator may participate in and contribute to local, regional and national conversations around best practices for improving access to nutritious food and nutrition information for low income and food insecure individuals.


Qualifications:

  • Food, health, or nutrition Bachelorís degree required plus one to three yearsí experience related to teaching and/or instruction
  • Ability to work with people from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds
  • Ability to make presentations and develop and deliver information to a variety of audiences
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Possess an attitude of collaboration
  • High quality customer service skills with an ability to exhibit objectivity, calmness and helpfulness
  • Possess attention to detail and follow through on tasks
  • Have excellent computer skills
  • Driverís license and access to personal vehicle that can be used for work (mileage will be reimbursed according to IRS standards)ómust be willing to travel throughout the Food Bankís eleven county service area
  • Able to accommodate a flexible schedule, working evenings and weekends as needed

  • Lear more below.