Extension Program Ast

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jun 2, 2021
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

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Job Description:

Program Delivery

Participates in on-going recruitment of audience for nutrition education classes for the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program. Teaches nutrition education classes to low income participants at various community and government sites. Sites include schools, parks and recreation departments, churches, health departments, and other locations. Some classes are one-time, but most are in-depth, requiring a minimum of six lessons for each group of participants. Collects demographic data on clients served. Evaluates knowledge gained and behavioral changes through approved evaluation tools. Refers participants to government and local agencies for assistance, such as food stamps, commodities, etc. Markets the program through health fairs and other locations where a booth or display is appropriate. Works in coordination with appropriate agency staff to ensure the delivery of quality services to the EFNEP clients.


Plans and prepares nutrition education lessons. Continues to improve knowledge of subject matter and teaching methods.


Develops and improves knowledge of food and nutrition subject matter, becomes more proficient in determining client needs, understands various methods of reaching and teaching the clientele, and develops proficiency in using the EFNEP teaching materials via participation in orientation training, continuous on-the job training, and self-study. Continuous on-the job training is presented by the supervising faculty on a bi-weekly basis. Thorough training for virtual education will be provided.


Stays within assigned travel allocation while traveling to assigned teaching sites from the official headquarters.

  • Have reliable transportation


Maintains accurate records and reports on clients and personnel requirements. Submits reports on time for Supervisor or other designee. Works with agency staff in utilizing records, reports, and other resources to assist in program implementation and in evaluating program impact.

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

A high school diploma.

Valid Driver's License

Preferred Qualifications:

Able to plan and deliver nutrition education lessons. Knowledge of nutrition or previous teaching experience desirable. Able to follow directions and complete reports. Experience working with low income clients helpful. Ability to work both as a team and independently preferred. Willing to work evening hours as classes dictates. Willing to work on weekends occasionally. Excellent written and oral skills. Excellent computer skills preferred.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and references.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

This position is in Miami-Dade County.

This is a time-limited position.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Health Assessment Required:No