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Nutrition Education Assistant-Osage County

at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

About Us: The mission of the Community Nutrition Education Programs (CNEP) is to educate and empower limited-resource families and youth to improve nutrition and physical activity behaviors.

CNEP encompasses the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), known as the Oklahoma Nutrition Education (ONE) program in our state. Our nutrition lessons focus on diet quality, food safety, physical activity, food security and food resource management.

Our Nutrition Education Assistants (NEA's) provide research-based, hands-on learning experiences for families and youth at no cost.
The position is part of the Community Nutrition Education Program (CNEP) Oklahoma Unit. For more information, please visit: https://extension.okstate.edu/programs/community-nutrition-education-program/index.html

The position is located in Pawhuska, OK and is part of the Community Nutrition Education Program (CNEP) Osage Unit. This position is 100% funded using a combination of federal and grant dollars. Teaches basic nutrition, food safety, food budgeting, and physical activity to individuals and/or groups of low-income adults and/or youth eligible to receive SNAP benefits. Provides community outreach to agencies and organizations in targeted areas to motivate participants to develop healthier eating habits for their families. 

Requires travel within assigned county, district, and state. Occasional overnight travel. Travel budget provided. 

Continuation of employment is based upon need, performance, and available funding.   

This is considered a non-exempt position.  Hours should not exceed 40 hours per week. Any deviation from regularly scheduled hours requires pre-approval from your supervisor. Check with your supervisor to confirm weekly scheduled hours at your location. 

Requires travel within assigned county, district, and state. Occasional overnight travel. Travel budget provided. 

Hours may vary during scheduled county events to include some evening and weekend time.  

Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. 

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Job Posting: 2084966

Posted On: Jun 24, 2021

Updated On: Jul 30, 2021