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Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Blount County
Auburn University


Date Posted Feb. 22, 2022
Title Agent Assistant I/II - Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program Blount County
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department Blount County
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Professional Staff
  • Agricultural - General
 
 
This position will work in Blount County with a main office location the Blount County Extension Office in Oneonta, Alabama. 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. Funding for this program has been continuous for over 50 years.
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) is a federally funded nutrition education program that uses a peer educator model to teach families, youth, and pregnant women with limited incomes. EFNEP programming includes basic nutrition and cooking, food safety, food resource management, food security, and physical activity.

The Alabama Cooperative Extension EFNEP Agent Assistant will work in and serve clients in Blount County. The Agent Assistant has the opportunity to positively impact the health of local communities by conducting nutrition education programs with limited-resource participants in a group or one-on-one setting, including at schools, social services, community agencies, and more. This position will serve youth, families, and pregnant women.

Effective January 1, 2022, Auburn University will offer a minimum hiring rate of $14.50 to all administrative professionals, full-time staff, and eligible part-time employees

  • Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

    AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.


 
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