Recently Announced Jobs at ABCD
Recruitment Bulletin #1980,
December 12, 2014
Head Start and Children's Services
Provide training, technical assistance and guidance to parents, staff and interns to ensure that they fully understand and support the goals of the Nutrition Component. Ensure that the nutrition program meets standards determined by federal, state, and ABCD Head Start and Early Head Start Performance Standards. Counsel and/or refer parents to services to help them meet the special nutritional needs of their children. Work with local colleges, universities and agencies to develop additional resources for the Nutrition Component. Establish, maintain, and update a resource library of nutrition related materials and assist local staff in developing similar resources. Plan, monitor and evaluate the daily routine of Dietetic interns and Nutrition students. Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field required. Registered Dietitian preferred. Minimum of one to three years of experience in community nutrition, with at least one year’s emphasis on the nutritional needs of infants, toddlers, and preschool-age children required. Knowledge of area nutrition service agencies and the ability to develop linkages with these resources preferred. Proven ability in developing, implementing, and evaluating training programs for persons with varying abilities and levels of experience required. Must have good computer, communication and interpersonal skills. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
NUTRITION CASE MANAGERS
Head Start and Children's Services
Assist with the overall citywide implementation of Head Start Nutritional Services. Work with appropriate staff to ensure children’s files have nutrition-related assessment data and documentation, as well as provide follow-up when necessary. Utilize the agency’s computerized program to maintain nutrition tracking information on children and families. Monitor programs to ensure that nutrition learning experiences are implemented in the classroom and in parent workshops. Participate in and assist with trainings. Review food service records for appropriate documentation of food safety practices. Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum of an Associate’s degree in Early Education, Human Services, or a related field, with one to three years of experience in an office setting required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Must have working knowledge of neighborhoods served by the program and a willingness to travel to all ABCD Head Start programs throughout Boston. Proven ability to work independently in an organized manner required. Must have knowledge of word processing and data entry computer programs. Bilingual skills relevant to the population served preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Please note: This is a forty-three (43) week school year position.
PROGRAM MANAGER - FOOD DOLLARS PROGRAM
Manage the expansion of the Food Dollars Program across Boston to meet defined goals and outcomes as well as the day-to-day operations. Work with the Director of Elder Services on program implementation, promotional and recruitment activities. Coordinate program evaluation process with academic subcontractors. Develop and maintain working relationships with community organizations to gain support and outreach to other agencies. Supervise program staff, interns and volunteers to ensure effective program operations and compliance with grant requirements. Conduct Food Dollars classes with older adults who are food insecure. Manage the evaluation process including program data collection, data entry and reporting to funder. Coordinate quarterly advisory board meetings. Plan year-end conference to bring together partners and share information on program results and evaluation. Assist with grant research and writing, and securing program funding for sustainability. Ensure program is in compliance with funder and academic subcontractor’s standards and requirements. Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Public Health, Nutrition, Gerontology, or a related field required. Master’s degree preferred. Must have three to five years of experience in Public Health, Nutrition, or a related field. Must be able to work in a team or independently under minimal supervision. Ability to travel around Boston required. Experience in staff supervision, resource development, volunteer management, health education, and outreach a plus. Knowledge of Boston’s community resources and neighborhoods, nutrition, and elderly benefits strongly preferred. Bilingual English and Spanish preferred. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Please note: This position is temporary until December 31, 2015. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of additional funding.
ADULT EDUCATION TEACHER
North End/West End Neighborhood Service Center
Provide individualized and group instruction to adults in Adult Basic Education (ABE), Adult Secondary Education (ASE), or English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) classes. Develop and maintain individual learning plans based on learner goals, needs and assessment. Plan and develop curricula and materials. Provide periodic assessments and conduct ongoing evaluations of students and projects. Participate in staff and program development activities, including developing and implementing an individual professional development plan. Coordinate activities with other instructional staff, counselors and volunteers. Perform other related duties as required.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Education or a related field required. Must have at least one to three years of previous teaching experience with adults and/or youth, preferably in ABE, ASE or ESOL in a community based setting required. Experience with curriculum design, curriculum development, assessment and evaluation required. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
Please note: this position is part-time for 21.5 hours per week and is temporary until June 19, 2015. Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of additional funding.
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