Kids Eat Right Instructor (Per diem)
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- CHOMP has been voted the Best Place to Work in Monterey County for 10 straight years
- Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits including a Pension and Continuing Education Reimbursement
- Excellent Team Oriented Culture
- Free Gym for Employees
Under the leadership of the department director and the designated supervisor, the Kids Eat Right (KER) Instructor is responsible for outreach into the community, delivering the KER program in the classroom and/or afterschool environment. Duties include classroom instruction, shopping, material prep, classroom prep, setup and cleanup; attending and/or coordinating special events; and data collection and reporting for each course. The KER Instructor is active, energetic, and experienced and comfortable working with youth (primarily ages 8 to 12). The KER Instructor provides both the "knowledge" component of the KER program (basic nutrition and food preparation), as well as the "physical activity" component of the program. The successful KER Instructor has basic knowledge of the principles of healthy nutrition as well as organizing and creating fun, hands-on educational classes for their students. The KER Instructor works positively with their team, maintains open communication, and engages students and school staff within the communities in which they travel. The KER Instructor is flexible, tolerates managed chaos, and is available to provide additional assistance for both this program as well as meet other program demands, which may include staffing health fairs and other program support, as needed. The KER Instructor serves as a positive role model for health and wellness activities. This position requires travel throughout Monterey County multiple days each week.
This position requires experience in delivering hands-on classes for youth; ability to work in a team setting; interpersonal and communication skills to include public speaking; and the ability to transport self and, at times others, to multiple locations throughout Monterey County. Fluency, the ability to communicate orally, and the ability to read and write in English are required. Intermediate computer skills are required. The ability to project a positive, warm, friendly and enthusiastic attitude to the children in our community is required. Excellent customer service is required. Basic knowledge of nutrition, food handling, and the principles of safe exercise are required. Conversational Spanish language skills preferred. Experience leading physical activity sessions preferred. Environmental or "summer camp" outreach experience preferred.
High school diploma.
Higher level of education preferred such as Bachelor’s degree in a health, nutrition, wellness, kinesiology, or other related field, or a college student who has completed most of their core curriculum, or possess a DTR (Diet Technician, Registered) credential.
American Heart Association Healthcare Provider BLS certification is required. Must possess a valid California driver’s license.
This position requires driving. In addition to a valid CA driver’s license, the following are required: Automobile insurance as required by the State of California, an acceptable driving record of three points or less and no DUI within the last 10 years, a current DMV printout, completed pull-form consent for participation in the DMV pull-notice program, and an automobile available for daily work.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Assigned Work Hours:
Per diem, no set guaranteed hours in a two week pay period. This not a full or part time position.
Position Type:Per Diem
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: 2022-817