Program Assistant for SNAP-Ed Breathitt County
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POST DATE 8/16/2016
END DATE 10/10/2016
University of Kentucky
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB SUMMARY
This position works out of the Breathitt County Extension Office which is located at 1155 Main Street, Jackson, KY.
Under the supervision of the County Extension Agent for Family & Consumer Sciences and/or Area Extension Agent for Food and Nutrition, the person filling this position will be responsible for delivering nutrition education programs to limited resource individuals and families. Educational programs may include workshops, exhibits, presentations, and food demonstrations on topics such as basic nutrition, food security, food safety, and food budget management. Regular duties include: Recruiting and enrolling youth, individuals, and families in the SNAP-Ed Program; Planning and organizing the educational delivery; Evaluating the programs and submitting required records including computer and web based reports promptly; and Attending all training conferences. The Program Assistant will also refer to county extension agents the names, needs, and/or interest for individuals in areas other than nutrition.
The salary for this position is $12.00/hour.
SKILLS / KNOWLEDGE / ABILITIES
Computer and food preparation skills. Knowledge of community organizations and agencies. Ability to plan, conduct and evaluate educational events. Oral and written communication skills and organizational and process skills. Ability to relate effectively with adults and youth.
DOES THIS POSITION HAVE SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES*
High School or GED education required. Associates Degree preferred.
DEADLINE TO APPLY
The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.