Bachelor’s Degree in Health Science, Child & Family Development, Nutrition or other directly related field.
- At least one year of directly relative experience, with emphasis on training and knowledge of community health and/or nutrition resources.
- Current training/certification to teach Infant/Child CPR and First Aid or the ability to complete the required training within one month of hire.
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills with proficiency in utilizing the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) to create correspondence (memos, letters, etc.), create forms, develop and generate reports, send and receive e-mail correspondence and access the internet as necessary in carrying out the duties of the position.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience will be accepted.
- Must complete annual CACFP training upon hire.
- Must be willing to travel within and outside of the program service area, and overnight as needed.
- Customer Orientation
- Relationship Building
- Results Orientation
- Organization & Planning
Incumbent supports the provisions of services outlined in the Head Start/Early Head Start Performance standard and the, Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP), and is responsible for monitoring, consultation, training, and daily oversight of Health & Nutrition Services; assists the Family & Health Services Manager with developing and maintaining partnerships with community agencies and health care providers; collaborate with all members of the Health and Nutrition team to ensure that the health and nutrition components of the Head Start/Early Head Start Performance Standards and other health and nutrition policies and procedures are implemented consistently across the entire program. This position does require travel within the six-county service area, and limited overnight travel outside of the immediate service area.