Position Description

Mobile Farmer’s Market Educational Program Assistant
Location DeKalb County
Requisition ID 12342
Closing Date
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Department:
Extension Service
Job Term:
Summer/Seasonal
Annual Range:
Hourly Range:
$20.00
FLSA:
Non-Exempt
Grade:
Class Code (Job Code):
5854

Mobile Farmer’s Market Educational Program Assistant

The job will entail riding on the Fresh on DeK Mobile Famer’s Market bus to and from market stops throughout DeKalb County and working with Extension staff to operate the market stops. Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assisting in managing set-up, break-down, and daily operations at each market stop

  • Work cooperatively with Extension staff and Fresh on DeK staff at mobile market stops throughout the market season.

  • Assist in implementing evaluation tools including collecting and reporting data for program evaluations

  • Assist with a variety of educational and recreational programs by teaching specified nutrition and healthy living activities.

  • Perform routine clerical duties such as handling messages, establishing and maintaining files; administering certain standardized projects and completing duties as assigned, and minimum computer support skills, filing, and organizing shelves.

  • Provide general support to the organization, as necessary

 

Qualifications

  • A high school diploma/GED or equivalent experience. Some college experience in Education, Nutrition, Family Development, Public Health, or related field preferred.

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledge and understanding of Extension’s mission

  • Ability to work long days and some weekends, potentially beginning early or ending late

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

  • Experience teaching or leading educational programs preferred, but not required.

  • Knowledge of and a passion for sustainable food, food access, and public health in marginalized areas

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