Site Coordinator, Nutrition
Job Details
NOLP - North Hollywood - North Hollywood, CA
Full Time
High School
$21.20 - $24.91 Hourly
Road Warrior
Day: 4/10 Schedule: Tuesday - Friday
Nonprofit - Social Services

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the Direction of the Program Manager of the Necessities of Life Program (NOLP), promote access to food and nutrition education services to people living with HIV/AIDS through the distribution of food and personal hygiene item,  coordination of food pantry operations, provide nutrition education to clients and staff and promote our services to the community.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist clients with completion of NOLP application forms and related paperwork and data entry.
  • Prepare and complete NOLP client eligibility interviews, including scheduling, reviewing NOLP application materials and making an assessment for the purpose of determining eligibility for the NOLP program both within the agency and by outside referral agencies.
  • Manage food pantries- assist with the unloading of food deliveries, stocking shelves, and distributing groceries to clients.  Ensure that the food pantries are clean and meets health code requirements as mandated by the Los Angeles County Department of Health.
  • Provide supervision to interns and volunteers working in the food pantries.
  • Work with supervisor to pursue support from community businesses and other possible funding sources to secure support for nutrition education classes and cooking demonstrations.
  • Facilitate and assist with the coordination of nutrition education workshops and cooking demonstrations for clients.
  • Assist with development of the monthly nutrition education calendar and class materials. Brainstorm ideas with the Nutritionist on ideas for nutrition workshops.
  • Conduct 1:1 nutrition screening with clients documenting the encounter using the Nutrition Care Process (NCP), IDNT language and document the encounter following agency protocols.
  • Participate in program quality management processes, including evaluating class effectiveness and participating in program community advisory board discussions.
  • Analyze NOLP food inventory and purchases using food analysis software program
  • Attend community meetings to promote the NOLP program and encourage client referrals
  • Participate in events that promote gain of knowledge to support good health outcomes for NOLP’s clients.
  • Assist with the completion of monthly reports.

 

OTHER DUTIES MAY BE ASSIGNED TO MEET BUSINESS NEEDS.

Training and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in health education with an emphasis on nutrition preferred, or documented completion of course work in food and nutrition required and experience in community nutrition and quality control. High School diploma (or GED equivalent) required.  Previous experience in HIV social services and nutritional resources in L.A. County preferred. Fluent in Spanish language preferred and ability to present material in Spanish language and translate written material.

 

Knowledge of:

Food safety, basic nutrition science and terminology, word processing, database operations, spreadsheets, PowerPoint and internet searches, i.e., writing blogs for webpages.

 

Ability to:

Develop workshop curricula, factsheets and health education materials. Conduct basic nutrition science research for the development of nutrition education materials. Communicate effectively with a diverse population. Identify and update community resources; operate standard office equipment including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); and meet assigned deadlines.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

This is primarily an office position that requires only occasional bending, reaching, stooping, lifting and moving of office materials weighing 50 pounds or less. The position requires daily use of a personal computer and requires entering, viewing, and revising text and graphics on the computer terminal and on paper.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Must possess a valid California driver’s license; proof of auto liability insurance; and have the use of a personal vehicle for work related purposes. Position will require local travel to NOLP’s food pantry locations.

 

COVID Vaccination and booster required or medical/religious exemption.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.    

 

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