USDA action on Nutrition Security asks all USDA funded programs to ensure Americans have access to nutritious foods. The pillars that guide nutrition security are: meaningful support throughout the lifespan,
USDA action on Nutrition Security asks all USDA funded programs to ensure Americans have access to nutritious foods. The pillars that guide nutrition security are: meaningful support throughout the lifespan, connecting Americans to healthy, safe and affordable food sources, partnering through collaborative action, and prioritizing equity every step of the way. To live out the USDA Nutrition Security promise, The Health & Nutrition Extension Educator will focus on translating research and lead programs that support the connection between SNAP eligible families and healthy food source partners including food shelves, food banks, food retail stores and local growers.
The person in this position will work at all levels of the Spectrum of Prevention, including educating families and community members on new research knowledge, education, forging new relationships and partnerships, training partner agencies and organizations, developing and supporting collaborators and networks, and engage and educate public policy makers. Extension Educators are part of an Extension promotion track and are required to continue professional development in scholarship and/or the corresponding research-based area of expertise, report on annual activities and impacts, and develop an annual professional plan of work.
May 12 (Thursday) 8:00 am - June 12 (Sunday) 11:59 pm