Position: Community Educator with the CalFresh Healthy Living Program through the University
of California Cooperative Extension in Trinity County. Position is located in Weaverville or
Essential Functions: The essential duties of this position are to coordinate and deliver nutrition
education to youth, adults and community organizations. This includes: providing lessons, training
and supporting volunteers with education and resources, and collecting and analyzing
documentation and evaluation data.
Incumbent will build and maintain relationships with partners and agencies to align special projects
to improve the policy, systems, and environment of schools and the community sites.
The ideal candidate will have education or experience related to nutrition and/or community
education. The candidate needs to be a team player, a good communicator, and have collaboration
skills. They are innovative, can work under general supervision, be a strategic and sequential
thinker, and prioritize deadlines. The ideal candidate is willing to learn, try new things and enjoys
working in nutrition education. The candidate must ensure the program is meeting goals and
following the grant-funded program guidelines and policies. Furthermore, the ideal candidate will
be able to demonstrate their cultural competency to diverse populations, a willingness to help
others, and compassion to those who they serve in the community.
This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position,
accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.
About CalFresh Healthy Living, University of California
THIS POSITION CURRENTLY HAS 2 OPENINGS
UC CalFresh Nutrition Education Program is now referred to as CalFresh Healthy Living, University of California. This new name reflects our expanded work in California communities that encompasses nutrition education aligned with policy, systems and environmental change initiatives.
CalFresh Healthy Living, University of California helps people lead healthier lives.
As one of four State Implementing Agencies for CalFresh Healthy Living, the University of California teaches people eligible for SNAP about good nutrition, how to make their food dollars stretch further, and how to be physically active at any age. Effective, evidenced-based nutrition education and physical activity classes are aligned with policy, systems and environmental change strategies to create long lasting community change.