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The Children’s Aid Society’s Go!Healthy Eat Smart Program is currently seeking two Part-Time Nutritionists. Please see the attached job descriptions for more information.  To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter via email to:

Beth Bainbridge, MPH, RD, Program Manager
Go!Healthy Eat Smart New York Program
bbainbridge@childrensaidsociety.org

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BronxWorks
Community Nutrition Program Coordinator

We are seeking a full-time Community Nutrition Program Coordinator to coordinate food access and nutrition education activities which include 1) Promoting farmers markets; 2) Implementing the Shop Healthy program in BronxWorks sites; 3) Offering nutrition and health education through courses, cooking demonstrations, and community food tours.

Responsibilities:

· Provide nutrition and food education workshops for seniors, working-age adults, and youth in community-based settings
· Develop nutrition and food education curriculum for accessing healthy food resources in Mott Haven (community food tours)
· Coordinate cooking demonstrations in various settings including community centers, senior centers, farmers markets, and grocery stores
· Train community members to conduct cooking demonstrations
· Attend community and city-wide network meetings
· Collaborate with Healthy and Livable Mott Haven Partners to support all program areas
· Support program evaluation efforts, track progress, and maintain detailed documentation of program activities
· Conduct outreach and recruit program participants
· Assist Program Director in the planning, development, and implementation of a collaborative place-based community health program

Preferred qualifications:

· Registered Dietitian or RD eligible required. MPH/Masters degree in nutrition or related field highly desirable.
· Experience in program development, nutrition education, program implementation required
· Self-starter who thrives in a team environment
· Outgoing, passionate, and highly motivated to address an important community need
· Good writing, speaking, and interpersonal skills
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detailed required
· Bilingual English/Spanish a major plus

Interested applicants, please send a resume and cover letter to Kim Wong at kwong@bronxworks.org with “Community Nutrition Program Coordinator” in the subject line.

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Queens County Farm Museum
Queens Farm is seeking a full-time Administrative Assistant to support
managerial staff, perform a wide variety of office tasks, schedule and
coordinate site rentals, and maintain our membership database. Queens Farm has a small team that works closely together to facilitate programs and events.

The Administrative Assistant will collaborate frequently with multiple
departments and interact with the public as the face of our organization to
help maintain a smooth, efficient, and friendly office environment.

Responsibilities
Reception & Office Administration
– Answer phone calls and forward or take messages accordingly
– Greet public and assist as needed
– Communicate a high level of knowledge about Queens Farm’s programs to public
– Manage daily email correspondence
– Maintain records for Membership program
– Prepare reports, mailings, and form letters
– Fax, scan, and copy documents
– Receive, sort, and distribute incoming mail and packages
– Monitor and maintain office supply levels
– Run weekly errands (i.e. post office, bank)
– Assist with meeting and event preparation

Site Rental Coordination
– Update and maintain database for site rentals
– Answer questions and show event spaces to prospective clients
– Schedule appointments and confirm site rentals
– Monitor and maintain birthday party supplies
– Communicate client feedback to supervisor
– Communicate rental details and scheduled activities to all staff weekly

Required Skills & Experience
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Patience, flexibility, and strong interpersonal skills
– Punctual and reliable
– Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail, time management,
and prioritization
– Self-motivation
– Open and willing to learn; interested in being a part of the organization’s
growth
– Passion for agriculture and farm-based education
– Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with diverse populations
– 2+ years of related work experience
– Competent computer skills including MS Office and Google Apps (Gmail, Drive,
Calendar)
and experience with databases
– Driver’s license and own vehicle a plus
– Proficiency in Spanish is a plus

Hours & Compensation
Position is full-time. Mon–Fri, 9:00am–5:00pm. Occasional evenings and
weekends required.
$18/hour with potential for job growth

To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter highlighting why you want to be a part of the Queens Farm team to: hr@queensfarm.org
QCFM is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Applications will be accepted through December 16, 2015.

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