Community Nutrition Educator

Mar 12, 2024

The Community Nutrition Educator 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 in collaboration with the Community Dietitian. The Community Nutrition Educator 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).

To apply

Send your resume and letter of interest to [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the Dietitian Educator to maintain and update the Hunger Task Force MyPlate standards to address health equity and improve health of diverse SNAP-eligible populations through the emergency food network.

  • Partner with the Communication & Marketing Team in the creation of nutrition education collateral, cultural and age specific nutrition handouts, pamphlets and visual aids, ensuring consistency with planned program and organizational expectations.

  • Implement a scaled MyPlate education program with staff, network site managers and volunteers.

  • Support the Food Department in implementing MyPlate models and nutrition education programming for food pantries, soup kitchens, and homeless shelters.

  • Create and provide content for Nutrition Education quarterly newsletter in cooperation with other SNAP Ed staff.

  • Update curriculum regularly to reflect current nutrition education standards, trends, and regular program evaluation. 

  • 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 the Milwaukee Community.

  • Develop recipes and online resources to accompany Hunger Task Force inventory, including TEFAP and CSFP commodities, as well as farm produce.

  • Develop, maintain, and provide educational activities for community partners to provide nutrition education to the SNAP-eligible population, utilizing strategies such as sampling, cooking demonstrations, direct education, and incentives.

  • Codify existing Nutrition Education Programs for wide distribution within the SNAP Education field.

  • Participation in multi-level collaborations with community health partners and other SNAP-Ed agencies to advance policy, system, and environmental changes.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities


Education and/or Experience

2+ years’ experience in education or community programming required. Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in Dietetics, food, nutrition or another related field such as public health, food science, health science, education preferred, or an associate degree from a recognized dietetic technician program.

Salary Range

$44,472 – $64,428