Nutrition Education Coordinator

Position Title: Nutrition Education Coordinator
Employment Status: Half Time
Campus Biddeford, ME
TO APPLY: https://une.peopleadmin.com/postings/5021

Description: The Nutrition Education Coordinator is responsible for promoting nutrition-based education and active lifestyles to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) community members throughout York County.

Responsibilities:
Plan, coordinate and implement evidence-based nutrition and physical activity services in accordance with USDA guidelines for SNAP eligible community members in York County.
Deliver evidence-based services that help participants manage a healthy diet and an active lifestyle on a limited budget.
Promote appropriate educational strategies and implementation methods to reach and engage people eligible for SNAP support:
Cooking Matters and Shopping Matters classes
Classroom and garden-based nutrition education in schools
Help childcare sites adopt practices that support healthy eating and physical activity
Meet grant deliverables and expectations, including data collection and reporting requirements.
Promote nutrition and physical activity through social marketing materials.
Assist with evaluation, data tracking and reporting.
Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Minimum of a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Master’s Degree in Public Health, nutrition or similar advanced training and experience, with at least three years relevant experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired.
Strong nutrition education experience and/or training.
Experience working with low-income populations.
Solid understanding of the emergency food system, federal and state nutrition benefits.
Excellent computer skills.
Demonstrated ability to work professionally and accurately within deadlines.
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple assignments and priorities.
Strong communication skills: the ability to listen well, and speak and write effectively.
Possess a personable and approachable manner.
Ability to work with diverse people, and to build and maintain strong working relationships.
Ability to be a team player with high professional standards, a positive attitude and flexibility.
Requisite ability to travel throughout York County.
Valid Maine driver’s license and good driving record.

Hub Project Manager

The Portland Recovery Community Center is seeking a Project Manager who will provide oversight and management of the Maine Recovery Hub, a new initiative of PRCC, linking and supporting development of five new peer recovery community organizations statewide. The Project Manager will report directly to the Executive Director and will establish administrative procedures and guidelines to ensure effective program outcomes, making sure contract deliverable are accomplished. The Project Manager will work closely with the Coach Coordinator and the Administrative Coordinator to ensure services are coordinated to the peer recovery centers.

Statewide travel required.
Job Type: Full-time
Experience: Recovery field: 1 year (preferred); project management: 1 year (preferred)
Education: Bachelor’s (preferred)

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Alison Jones Webb, Interim Hub Project Manager at alison.jones.webb@gmail.com by 5 pm on October 18, 2018.

Recovery Coach Coordinator

The Portland Recovery Community Center PRCC is seeking a Recovery Coach Coordinator, who will be a key team member on the Maine Recovery Hub, a new initiative of the PRCC. The Recovery Coach Coordinator will work with five new recovery community organizations statewide to develop and implement a plan to organize local recovery coach trainings, link trained coaches with community organizations and agencies, and recruit new coaches. The Recovery Coach Coordinator will help coordinate statewide recovery coach training sessions and will also work with the Hub Project Manager to develop a recovery coach certification process.The Coach Coordinator will develop a broad network of trained trainers and trained coaches throughout Maine. The Recovery Coach Coordinator will work closely with the Hub Project Manager and the Hub Administrative Coordinator to provide assistance and technical support the peer recovery centers.

Statewide travel required.
Job Type: Full-time
Experience: Recovery field: 1 year (preferred); recovery coaching (preferred)
Education: Bachelor’s (preferred)

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Alison Jones Webb, Interim Hub Project Manager at alison.jones.webb@gmail.com by 5 pm on October 18, 2018.

Administrative Coordinator

Portland Recovery Community Center is seeking an Administrative Coordinator who will support the Maine Recovery Hub, a new initiative of PRCC. The Administrative Coordinator will provide support in the areas of administrative coordination and communication and will maintain a database of substance use providers, prevention services and recovery supports that are publicly available, in partnership with 2-1-1 Maine Resource Directory. The Administrative Coordinator will work closely with the Hub Project Manager and the Recovery Coach Coordinator to ensure communications are coordinated to five new peer recovery centers in Maine.

Job Type: Full-time
Experience: Recovery field: 1 year (preferred); administrative coordination: 1 year (preferred)
Education: Associate’s (preferred)

Please submit a resume and cover letter to Alison Jones Webb, Interim Hub Project Manager at alison.jones.webb@gmail.com by 5 pm on October 18, 2018.