Cornell University Cooperative Extension New York City is a research-based educational organization that adapts to the evolving needs of communities, families, and individuals by engaging them in experiential learning opportunities. We reach families in all five boroughs of New York City by working in partnership with community organizations, schools, job training programs, faith based organizations and emergency food assistance providers. For more information on our programs go to: http://nyc.cce.cornell.edu/about/.
We currently have 3 part time positions (28 hours/week) available for community educator assists. Working as a member of the Nutrition and Health Program staff will assist community educators in planning, implementing, documenting and evaluating nutrition /health education programs / initiatives for adults and youth in targeted communities in all 5 boroughs of NYC. Sites may include schools, after school programs, faith based organizations, Head Start Centers and Farmer's Markets. Assist with recruiting program participants, identifying and establishing relationships with community partners with access to EFNEP eligible families and youth. .Participate in Navigating for Success (frontline educator training) and ongoing in service education and staff meetings in NYC, Ithaca, NY and other locations as required. Required to work evenings, weekends. The office location is in the Bronx.
These positions run through September 30, 2019 and may be extended.
Formal training beyond HS of 6 months-1 year with a minimum of 6 month's work experience or equivalent combination. Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse audience. Ability to travel throughout NYC and work out-of-doors in a variety of weather conditions. Some evening and weekend work may be required. Basic computer skills, including internet searching, e-mail, word processing, entering information into forms. Bilingual in Spanish and English. Must have strong organizational skills and be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Associates degree in nutrition preferred. Experience teaching in an informal setting. Successful completion of CUCE-NYC Nutrition & Health program series
Lifts 10-20 pounds
Limited Exposure to Hazards
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