Community Nutrition Educator with a passion for working with people. Skilled in communication, education and outreach to low-income populations. Three years experience in community nutrition.
Delivered five different nutrition education curricula to various age groups.
Experience working various demographics, including elderly, homeless, immigrant/refugee, at-risk teens, and intellectually disabled.
Completed two terms as an AmeriCorps Service Member.
Organized and conducted three large scale trainings to Nutrition Educators on the Cooking Matters curriculum.
Oriented and trained more than ten chef volunteers individually on the Cooking Matters curriculum.
Organized and delivered five distinct nutrition education curricula to low income areas of York County.
Reached over 400 SNAP-Ed participants through various nutrition education methods.
Connected with and maintained relationships with over 15 course delivery sites in York County.
Implemented SNAP-Ed programming; this included site outreach, participant recruitment, food preparation and demonstrations, teaching, evaluation, and reporting.
Crafted lesson plans and materials.
Established and taught nine Cooking Matters series for low income families and individuals on how to shop and prepare food on a budget.
Assisted Healthy Maine Partnerships' Nutrition Educators with coordinating Cooking Matters classes throughout Southern Maine.
Administrative work included database entry, inventory/ordering, and social media.
Conducted volunteer recruitment, training, and management.
Capacity building, outreach and organization for Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in the greater Portland area.
Conducted two trainings for volunteer staff and site supervisors. Disseminated information and materials to volunteers and program participants for four SFSP sites to increase participation at sites.
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