This position will work in in the Clarke & Washington County Extension Offices.
This is a one year limited term position. Continued employment is based on the continuation of extramural funding and is subject to renewal on an annual basis.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension System Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - Education (SNAP-Ed) seeks and Agent Assistant I/II to work in and serve clients in both Clarke & Washington County. This position provides direct education to eligible youth and adults with the goal of changing individual behavior related to healthy eating and physical activity. In addition, this position engages with agencies, organizations and communities to implement improved policies, systems and environmental strategies to create opportunities for change around healthy food and physical activity access and appeal. Performing evaluation and reporting of all activities also is an integral part of this position.
The SNAP-Ed Agent Assistant will report to the County Extension Coordinators; receive initial and continuous training from county and state staff; follow SNAP-Ed guidelines; utilize SNAP-Ed obesity prevention procedures; follow established guidelines as required by Auburn University, Alabama Cooperative Extension System, Alabama Department of Human Resources and NIFA/USDA; assist with routine office work; and perform other duties as assigned.
The Agent Assistant will have a 40-hour work week schedule and periodically provide evening and/or weekend hours.
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