Why this position is critical to our mission:
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 person will gain valuable experience in community nutrition and work with a Registered Dietitian and Nutritionists.
Pay Rate: Unpaid/available for academic credit
Time Commitment: 15 hrs/week
- Prepare and distribute recipe samples and hand out nutrition education materials to clients during classes or demonstrations throughout Central Texas
- Develop nutrition education materials for distribution out in the community
- Research new techniques to engage partner agencies and clients in nutrition and healthy lifestyles
- Serve as an assistant for CHOICES Program Nutrition Education classes (children, adults, and/or senior classes).
- Assist Nutritionist with Kids Cafe Nutrition Education Toolkit creation and/or children’s meal program menu analysis using Food Processor software.
- Create, test and analyze recipes for clients using food bank inventory.
- Assist staff wellness committee in creating wellness program materials.
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Nutrition Education Manager
- A passion for hunger relief, previous volunteer experience with a non-profit organization preferred
- Knowledgeable 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
- Bilingual skills highly desired (English/Spanish)
This position reports to:
Nutrition Education Manager
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.
No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please.
The Central Texas Food Bank is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.
The mission of the Central Texas Food bank is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. Since 1981, the Food Bank in collaboration with more than 300 partner agencies has been helping Central Texans in need providing healthy food, nutritional program assistance and education, so they can make better choices at mealtime.