Program Assistant

The Ohio State University Columbus, OH
Use standardized curriculum materials to teach food, nutrition, food resource management, and other related topics to low-income adults, youth, and/or families as part of the Education branch of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP-Ed) in a variety of community settings; use standardized evaluation instruments to assess program participants’ knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors to determine educational needs and impacts; refer program participants to appropriate assistance programs; recruit adults for the program by collaborating with community agencies and programs, as well as using other tools of promotion; recruit youth for the program by collaborating with schools serving 50% or more free and reduced meals; participate in staff development and training opportunities to enhance knowledge of nutrition topics and successful methods for nutrition education; regular travel will be required throughout the county and occasionally to the state office and other regional locations around the state.