The Community Dietitian provides expert direction on healthy eating, nutrition, and relevant strategies for implementing MyPlate within the emergency and supplemental food systems that Hunger Task Force supports. The Community Dietitian creates relevant educational programs throughout the agency and local emergency food network and other programs of Hunger Task Force (Commodities Supplemental Food Program (Stockbox), Hunger Relief Federation or others).
Send your resume and letter of interest to [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Maintain and update the Hunger Task Force MyPlate educational program curriculum to address health equity and improve health of SNAP-eligible populations through the emergency pantry network.
- Inform the Development Team of MyPlate collateral materials ensuring consistency with planned program and organizational expectations.
- Implement a scaled MyPlate education program with staff, network site managers and volunteers.
- Support program re-education and conversion to MyPlate model in collaboration with Site Developers.
- Create and provide content for Nutrition Education quarterly newsletter in cooperation with other SNAP Ed staff.
- Inform agency food buying decisions in collaboration with the Operations Director.
- Provide community education on MyPlate and nutrition education related to healthy eating and food banking as directed.
- Serve as a technical expert on nutrition content for the Hunger Task Force network and Hunger Relief Federation.
- Facilitate ServSafe training for relevant staff and network partners.
- Develop recipes to accompany Hunger Task Force inventory, including TEFAP and CSFP commodities, as well as farm produce.
- Develop, maintain, and provide “Train the Trainer” curriculum for network pantries to provide nutrition education and samples during service hours, utilizing the Nutrition Education Kitchens at Hunger Task Force facilities.
- Codify existing Nutrition Education Program for wide distribution within the SNAP Education field.
- Participation in multi-level collaborations with community health partners and other SNAP-Ed agencies.
- Maintain an inventory of educational kitchen supplies, create purchase orders to order, and maintain a proper level of supplies for the Educational Kitchen.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Nutrition or Dietetics preferred. Registered Dietitian (RD) by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or registered eligible.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Registered Dietitian (registered by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics) or eligible for registration and able to pass the AND registration examination within six months of hiring. Obtain 75 hours of continuing education within five-year recertification cycle. Valid Wisconsin Driver’s License.
$44,362 – $63,838