Fresh Approach seeks a dynamic and passionate Education Program Specialist to plan, coordinate and deliver education programs in the East Bay; primarily the VeggieRx nutrition education program. These programs all work to provide skills and tools to make finding, affording, growing, and/or cooking healthy foods more accessible.
This position is responsible for identifying partners and scheduling class series in Contra Costa and Alameda counties (with a focus on Richmond, San Pablo, East Oakland, Antioch, and Pittsburg/Bay Point communities), as well as facilitating classes in English and Spanish. This position is also responsible for data and impacts tracking, curriculum development, partnership building, and community outreach.
The mission of Fresh Approach is to create long-term change in local food systems by connecting California communities with healthy food from California farmers and expanding knowledge about food and nutrition. We accomplish our mission through a variety of programs, including the Mobile Farmers’ Market, VeggieRx, Collective Roots Gardening, and the East Palo Alto Community Farmers’ Market. We believe that everyone should have equal access to healthy foods and that the health of our communities and the livelihood of our local farmers should go hand-in-hand.
We are seeking an individual who values diversity at all levels and is committed to fostering an environment in which community members and co-workers from a variety of backgrounds, cultures, and personal experiences are welcomed and can thrive.
This is a full-time non-exempt position (between 30-40 hours per week) with benefits including paid sick time, paid vacation, health insurance, and 403b retirement savings matching.
To apply, please review the complete job description with application instructions at: https://www.freshapproach.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Education-Progr...