Nutrition Education Intern

Title: Nutrition Intern
Status: Internship, Spring I Summer I Fall Semesters, 15-20 hour/week commitment
Salary/Wage Grade: Unpaid/available for academic credit
Reports to: Manager of Nutrition Education Program

JOB SUMMARY

The Central Texas Food Bank Nutrition Education Intern supports the CHOICES Nutrition Education Program in their effort to provide nutrition education to the community. This highly motivated person will gain valuable experience in community nutrition and work with a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionists.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Attend/Assist with Nutrition Education classes and class ingredient distributions including children, adults, and/or senior classes
  • Teach your very own nutrition education classes under the supervision of a nutrition educator
  • Develop nutrition education materials and handouts for the staff wellness committee and for clients
  • Help distribute food boxes in education classes
  • Create, test and analyze recipes for clients using food bank inventory
  • Create, test and analyze recipes utilizing food bank ingredients and Food Processor nutrition analysis software
  • Explore your creative side with Adobe In Design and help create posters, flyers, brochures, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Nutrition Education Tearm

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES

  • A passion for hunger relief, previous volunteer experience with a non-profit organization preferred
  • Knowledge and interest in nutrition education, cooking, and healthy lifestyles
  • Interpersonal skills, able to interact with people of various backgrounds, including clients facing hunger
  • Can work both collaboratively and independently
  • Ability to work under limited direction and supervision with high levels of initiative, participate as an effective team member by completing all tasks as assigned
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills. In particular, the ability to understand and organize detailed information and to write about or talk extemporaneously on that information.
  • Bilingual skills highly desired (English/Spanish)

How to Apply: Email both resume and cover letter and a schedule of availability with Subject: "Specify Semester-Nutrition Education Internship Application" to Anadeli Bautista at choices@centraltexasfoodbank.org.

Application Deadlines:

Fall 2022 Semester (Middle-end of August thru end of December)

  • Application must be submitted by July 30th, 2022

Spring 2023 semester (Beginning of January thru Middle-end of May)

  • Application must be submitted by November 25th, 2022

Summer 2023 Semester (Middle-end of May thru Middle-end of August)

  • Application must be submitted by April 15th, 2023

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