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21-22 MOBC - Food Security & Nutrition Education Specialist, Tennessee

CategoryCommunity Outreach
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States
21-22 MOBC - Food Security & Nutrition Education Specialist

Martha O'Bryan Center is an anti-poverty non-profit organization with longstanding history and deep community roots, grounded in tradition and strengthened by innovation. Founded in 1894 when Miss O'Bryan organized the Gleaners Society at First Presbyterian Church to support impoverished North Nashville residents, Martha O'Bryan Center has operated from the heart of Cayce Place - Nashville's most distressed community - since 1948. This is where we continue in service, partnering with Cayce Place families to open doors of hope and possibility, create a culture of attainment, and positively shape future generations. Service members help Martha O'Bryan Center serve more than 12,000 clients each year through a comprehensive continuum of services including early learning education, youth development, job placement, family resources, and social services.

Member Duties : (1) Assist the Food Security Coordinator with operating the Food Bank. (2) Work with the Food Security Coordinator to create and implement a sustainable system of supply chain management. (3) Improve marketing of programs & services offered by the center via strategic outreach in the food bank. (4) Offer pop-up nutrition classes to help families using the food bank to utilize regular donations of fresh produce delivered to the center. (5) Develop new partnerships with local farmers, CSA's, farmer's markets and other food justice organizations to increase the capacity of the Food Security program to serve the community. (6) Conduct a research project on Food Security efforts in other mixed-income developments to help develop a strategic plan for the Food Security program moving forward.

Program Benefits : Training , Stipend , Health Coverage , Childcare assistance if eligible , Housing , Living Allowance , Education award upon successful completion of service .

Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours , Car recommended , Permits working at another job during off hours .

Service Areas :
Community Outreach , Hunger , Neighborhood Revitalization , Health .

Skills :
Urban Planning , Team Work , Environment , General Skills , Communications , Social Services .

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