Central Valley, North Central Valley
Dairy Council of California is recruiting full-time Community Nutrition Advisers (CNA) for regions in California to help establish healthy eating patterns among children and families within schools and the community. CNAs work in collaboration with partners to initiate, manage and support school site, district and community-based wellness initiatives with a focus on making healthy eating easier. The position is responsible for planning and executing comprehensive nutrition education strategies that include placing educational materials, professional development training, contributing to local school district wellness policy committees and advising on healthy food accessibility and promotion.
The CNA effectively builds relationships with educators, health professionals, administrators, community health partners, parents and school foodservice professionals within assigned geographical region. The CNA needs an ability to relate to, advise and deliver professional development within the areas of nutrition education, child nutrition and community health; identify opportunities and challenges and suggest appropriate responses; and bridge community nutrition needs with schools. This position requires travel and an adequate telework office space.
For more information about our organization and to see the regions for which we are hiring, visit us at HealthyEating.org. As a state government entity, we offer an excellent work environment and benefits package including CalPERS retirement.
Requirements for Applying:
§ BA/BS degree in nutrition, health or education related field.
§ Experience working in K-12 schools, teaching or facilitation experience desirable.
§ Experience building and managing relationships a must.
§ Credentialed Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) or Master’s degree in nutrition in lieu of some work experience is acceptable.
§ Must show good interpersonal skills, ability to work independently, initiative and follow through.
§ Requires various communication skills: groups, one-on-one and team-oriented.
To apply, please mail, fax or e-mail resume and salary history to Andrea Kruger at: