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Registered Dietitian

Company: Island Harvest Food Bank
Location: Holtsville
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

ISLAND HARVEST has the following exciting *full-time position* available.*NUTRITION COORDINATOR**Position Description:* Island Harvest is looking for an individual who wants to make a difference in the lives of community members. This person will work with Island Harvests Nutrition Pathways program to provide nutrition education, counselling and workshops to food insecure clients at one of our partner community-based health centers. Incumbent will split time between partner community-based health centers and Island Harvests Melville office, with the majority of the time at partner community-based health centers. If you would like to make a difference, please join Island Harvest and together we will change lives and our community as we move toward a hunger-free Long Island.*Responsibilities include:** Meet with clients, who screen positive for food insecurity, in person or utilizing telehealth, at our partner community-based health centers to discuss healthy food options/meal plans based on their health conditions and food access, order and distribute food, and provide linkages to community resources.* Help to set up and maintain an onsite, health-conscious food pantry.* Offer nutrition and cooking demonstration workshops to health center clients.* Continue to meet with clients weekly or bi-weekly for 12 weeks, to ensure they have access to food and offer additional nutritional counseling and community resources.* Collaborate closely with Island Harvest staff to understand and offer available Island Harvest services to clients.*The ideal candidate will have the following:* Registered Dietitian Nutritionist or RD eligible. 1-3 years of relevant work experience. Excellent organizational skills. Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint). Fluent Spanish. Prior work or volunteer experience in community or public health nutrition, a plus.*In addition to the above, candidates must:* Be a self-starter who can both take direction and contribute ideas. Be able to work independently on projects and meet deadlines. Maintain appropriate records. Must exhibit a positive, can do attitude. Have the capability to work well on their own while still being a team-player. Be able to carry up to 30 pounds.To be considered for this position please submit your resume. No phone calls or walk-in, please. No relocation expenses.ISLAND HARVEST IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER*About Island Harvest:* Island Harvest serves as the bridge between those who have surplus food and those who need it, supplying 500 community-based nonprofit organizations on Long Island with critical food support to help stem the advancing tide of hunger in our communities. Island Harvest is a member of Feeding America, the largest hunger-relief organization in the country. In support of our mission to end hunger and reduce food waste on Long Island, Island Harvest is actively involved in educational and hunger awareness programs to inform the public about the insidious, but often unrecognized, problem of hunger here, in one of the wealthiest regions of the country, and how individuals, businesses, schools and commercial food establishments can make a difference.Job Type: Full-timePay: $60,000.00 - $62,000.00 per yearBenefits:* Disability insurance* Employee assistance program* Flexible scheduleSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Monday to FridayWork Location: In personby Jobble

Keywords: Island Harvest Food Bank, Brentwood , Registered Dietitian, Healthcare , Holtsville, New York

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