Capital Area Food Bank of Texas


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Nutrition Education Intern

Why this position is critical to our mission:

The CAFB Nutrition Education Intern supports the CHOICES Nutrition Education Program in their effort to provide nutrition education to the community.  This person will gain valuable experience in community nutrition and work with Registered Dietitian and Nutritionists. 

Pay Rate: Unpaid/available for academic credit
Time Commitment: 12-15 hrs/week

About Capital Area Food Bank of Texas:

The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is to nourish hungry people and lead the community in ending hunger. Since 1981, the Food Bank in collaboration with more than 300 partner agencies has been helping Central Texans in need providing healthy food, nutritional program assistance and education, so they can make better choices at mealtime.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as an assistant for CHOICES Program Nutrition Education classes (children, adults and/or senior classes). 
  • Contact CAFB Partner Agencies to provide them information on the CHOICES Program via phone and email.
  • Help market the CHOICES Program by sending brochures and/or marketing materials to Partner Agencies.
  • Assist Registered Dietitian with Kids Cafe menu analysis using Food Processor software.    
  • Assist Registered Dietitian in analyzing the nutrition content of CAFB inventory.
  • Assist dietitian and nutritionists with preparing for classes. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Nutrition Education Manager.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student considering a career in nutrition, community nutrition and/or dietetics. 
  • Must have a general interest in nutrition, science, food, cooking, etc. 
  • Ability to work cooperatively with a diverse range of people.  

This position reports to:

Nutrition Education Manager

Additional information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and levels of work to be performed and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties.

No recruiters, phone calls or walk-ins please. 

The Capital Area Food Bank of Texas is an equal opportunity employer committed to cultural diversity in the workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sex or age.


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