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UMass Extension Nutrition Education Prog Extension Educator II-Nutrition Ed. in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Summary The Extension Educator II, will plan, conduct and evaluate educational workshops and training sessions with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligible youth and adults for SNAP-ED in the Boston area, as detailed in the Annual SNAP-ED Program Plan. This position is based out of our Malden, MA regional extension office and serves the greater Boston area. Essential Functions Assist with the development and implementation of the SNAP-ED program in the Boston area. Organize and teach educational workshops and training sessions for SNAP eligible youth and adults using research-based information. Assist project leader with project management, including budgeting, as assigned. Assist with applied scholarly or creative activity, or research as applicable. Prepare required plans and reports. Participate in needs assessment, formulation of program objectives and design of delivery methods. Participate in overall program management, in determining staffing needs for program staff and/or volunteers and in recruiting and training staff and/or volunteers. Seek continued funding support for the program through collaboration with community organizations. Work with the collaborating organizations in the delivery of programs at the assigned program sites. Represent UMass Extension at the local level in matters of Extension policy and procedure, and with community groups in areas of nutrition, health promotion and disease prevention. Participate in the development of promotional materials. Participate in SNAP-ED teams and staff meetings. Participate in the development of local SNAP-ED plan. Maintain and increase personal and professional competence through participation in in-service training, professional association activities, and continuing education. With the assistance of the project leader, prepare and implement professional development plan. Conduct periodic evaluations of program effectiveness. Prepare and submit reports as required. Work actively to ensure that all programs are conducted in compliance with federal, state and University Affirmative Action policies.