Youth Development Coordinator, Urban Nutrition Initiative

Posted by on October 20, 2008

[posted 10/07/08]

The position involves leading a small team of high school aged students in the provision of an award-winning nutrition education outreach program. This outreach program is affiliated with the University of Pennsylvania and primarily focuses on the West Philadelphia community. The position requires interaction with and supervision of high school and college students. This position also collaborates closely with other youth program coordinators, community partners, school teachers, and parents. Job duties entail the planning, implementation, and oversight of training activities. These training activities will prepare participating youth to conduct peer nutrition education outreaches. Additionally, the coordinator will assist with developing outreach partnerships, outreach planning, and event planning. Applicants must have experience working with youth in an educational and/or job-training setting. Knowledge of health and nutrition is also critical. Food safety and culinary training considered a plus.

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This is a part-time position that will require up to 30 hours per week. Those hours will be concentrated on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays from 1:30-6:30 p.m and possibly Thursday’s during the day; occasional flexible hours may be required. Hourly wage range from $12-$16 per hour is commensurate with experience.

Please send or fax resumes. No phone calls please.

Karen Whitacre
Urban Nutrition Initiative
3451 Walnut Street, Suite P-117A
Philadelphia, PA 19104



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