Community Assistant - Camden County (2 positions)
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|Recruitment/Posting Title||Community Assistant - Camden County (2 positions)|
|Job Category||Staff & Executive - Education and Training|
|Department||SEBS - EFNEP/FS - NEP|
NJ SNAP-Ed is a Cooperative Extension Program aimed at improving nutrition and increasing physical activity among SNAP eligible audiences. This is accomplished through the provision of evidenced-based nutrition education offered through numerous public-health approaches and community-based projects.
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Community Assistant – Camden County (2 positions). This position reports to the Senior Program Coordinator of the Camden County SNAP-Ed project, the Community Assistant (CA) teaches research-based, behaviorally focused nutrition classes to both adult and youth limited-resource participants. The goal of the education provided is to help program participants improve their food security, dietary quality, physical activity, and food safety behaviors. Among the key duties are the following:
• Supports volunteers and program staff who assist in the delivery of educational outreach.
|Position Status||Full Time|
|Hours Per Week|
|Daily Work Shift|
|Position Salary||$25,114 - $33,340 10-Month Salary|
|Annual Minimum Salary||30230.000|
|Annual Mid Range Salary||35181.000|
|Annual Maximum Salary||40132.000|
|Union Description||URA-AFT Administrative|
Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/benefits/benefits-overview
|Terms of Appointment||Staff - 10 month|
|Position Pension Eligibility||PERS|
|Minimum Education and Experience||
• High School Diploma or GED
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities||
• Demonstrated ability to read and write in English.
• Bilingual in Spanish.
• Will use Microsoft Office products (Outlook (email), and possibly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, as needed); may be asked to assist with data/information from nutrition classes in WebNEERS (a government supplied reporting system) and/or internal department data systems.
|Physical Demands and Work Environment||
• Ability to carry up to 35 pounds of demonstration supplies, presentation equipment, and class materials.
|Posting Open Date||04/21/2017|
|Special Instructions to Applicants|
|Regional Campus||Rutgers University-Camden|
|Home Location Campus||Rutgers University-Camden|
|Location Details||Camden County|
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