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
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