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Health Educator 3

2700 Prosperity 617584 Part Time 2700 Prosperity Avenue, Fairfax, VA, 22031, US
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Job Description

Come join our team as a PRN Health Educator 3 to support the Inova Healthy Plate Club, a program that helps children and their families learn about the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. By teaching kids about healthy nutrition through hands-on cooking lessons, creative taste tests and fun activities, the Inova Healthy Plate Club aims to decrease obesity rates among low-income children grades K-8 in Fairfax and Loudoun counties and the City of Alexandria.

The Health Educator 3 will lead in-person, after-school classes at locations including schools and community centers. The Health Educator must be available at least two days a week between the hours of 1pm and 6pm. Some weekend and evenings are required. There may be virtual teaching as the program transitions from virtual classes to in-person.

The role is approximately 10 - 15 hours a week when classes are in session, with the potential to increase hours as the program grows.

Candidates should be passionate about working with kids, and educating them about health, cooking and nutrition. The ideal candidate will have experience educating kids and/or providing health education in a group setting. Fluency in Spanish is a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Review class rosters and appropriately plan activities for class participants demonstrating knowledge of specified field and identify knowledge of specified field utilizing education materials and audio/visual learning aids to enhance program effectiveness
  • Ensures accurate completion of program evaluations by class participants and gathers and communicates participant and site contact feedback to the program manager.
  • Communicates participant and site occurrences to the program manager within 24 hours. If incidents involve harm to participants, takes appropriate action and completes incident reports/communicates immediately to the program manager and/or director.    
  • Maintains teaching skills through classes, conferences or other learning opportunities.

Qualifications:

 Experience:

  • Three (3) years in Health Education Programs. 

Education:

  • High School or GED

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