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Health and Nutrition Specialist

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Children's Council of San Francisco


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Published 8 days ago

April 1, 2021
March 26, 2021
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Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Health and Nutrition Manager, the Health and Nutrition Specialist will recruit, train and monitor child care educators in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and will assist with the planning and implementation of nutrition and health education and support to child care educators and parents. Additionally, Health and Nutrition Specialists will assist with the planning and execution of nutrition/physical activity/health/environmental/nature based educational opportunities for child care educators, parents and children.


Program Responsibilities:

  • Provide individualized support and coaching to child care educators by determining individual training needs.
  • Assisting with goal setting, identifying strategies and tools to share, and encouraging participation in quality improvement opportunities to improve and sustain high quality nutrition and physical activity at their site.
  • Visit and monitor caseload of child care educators enrolled in the Child and Adult Care Food Program “CACFP “ at least 3 times per year during regular care and after hours.
  • Design and lead trainings and workshops with Health and Nutrition Team for educators, parents and children related to CACFP requirements, nutrition, physical activity, and policy.
  • Connect educators to educational resources to assist in understanding nutrition regulations and strategies for program improvement.
  • Provide ongoing technical and administrative support to educators with Health and Nutrition program tools and resources.
  • Create, update and translate program related materials, handouts and curricula for provider mailings, event outreach, orientations, trainings, and online resources.
  • Maintain educator files; tracking administrative requirements, preparing reports, data and documentation.
  • Work in collaboration with other agency departments and staff on projects and events.
  • Other duties as assigned


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency (spoken and written)
  • 3+ years of experience in Nutrition/Health or related field; or a B.A. degree in a related field.
  • Knowledge of child nutrition programs and support a plus  
  • Must be able to accommodate a flexible schedule; occasional evening and weekend work required
  • Must have the ability to travel extensively within San Francisco; must have access to a car and valid driver’s license required (we reimburse for Zip Cars, Uber/Lyft and public transportation)
  • A background check is required 

 

Physical Requirements

• Mental acuity to perform the essential functions of this position in an accurate and timely fashion.

• Dexterity to use office equipment; the ability to sit and work at a desk for extended periods of time.

• Ability to speak, hear, and understand speech at normal room levels.

• Physical agility to bend, stoop, walk, climb four flights of stairs if required.

 

 

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Health and Nutrition Manager, the Health and Nutrition Specialist will recruit, train and monitor child care educators in the USDA Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and will assist with the…

Details at a glance

  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and AD&D coverage
  • 401(K) retirement plan with match
  • Flexible spending account
  • Generous paid time off
  • Pre-tax transportation vouchers
  • Competitive salaries compared to those paid by similar employers
  • Ongoing training and professional development for all staff
  • Tuition Reimbursement


  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, LTD and AD&D coverage
  • 401(K) retirement plan with match
  • Flexible spending account
  • Generous paid time off
  • Pre-tax transportation vouchers…

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency (spoken and written)

Bilingual English/Spanish proficiency (spoken and written)

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near San Francisco, CA
Associated Location
445 Church Street, San Francisco, CA 94114

How to Apply

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https://childrenscouncilsf.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=58

Please use link to apply for the position:

https://childrenscouncilsf.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=58

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