Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles (SEE-LA) is a leading Southern California nonprofit organization, connecting people to healthy food, promoting economic development, and building sustainable food systems. We operate the largest network of mission-driven farmers’ markets in Los Angeles as well as programs that provide nutrition education, food access, and opportunities for small regional farms and local food businesses to thrive.
SEE-LA is currently seeking a dynamic individual to provide leadership and support in the teaching of nutrition education and physical activity classes for its highly acclaimed Pompea Smith Good Cooking/ Buena Cocina Nutrition Education Program. SEE-LA has contracted with the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health’s (LACDPH) CalFresh Healthy Living program to offer nutrition education and physical activity classes for low-income, SNAP-eligible individuals and families within the Los Angeles project service area. SEE-LA serves a predominately, 90%, Spanish speaking population, written and verbal communication in Spanish is required. The Health Educator will be responsible for the implementation of virtual and hands-on teaching of bilingual nutrition, culinary, and physical activity classes as well as assist with other primary goals within the program’s scope of work such as participation in events, program outreach, data collection and input, and program evaluation measures. Annually, the Health Educator team will instruct, at minimum, 94 bilingual adult nutrition education classes, 36 youth (4th-5th grade) nutrition education classes, and 30 bilingual physical activity classes.
The CalFresh Healthy Living program is a grant funded position and as such is time limited and funded through the end of September 2022. The position is structured for telecommuting but will require virtual class instruction from SEE-LA’s main office and in-person attendance at physical activity classes and produce distribution events. At a later date, nutrition education, culinary, and physical activity classes may resume in person and will be hosted at schools within the Lawndale Elementary School District, Los Angeles County Parks, and other Community-Based sites within Los Angeles County.
The ideal candidate is flexible, a fast learner, thrives in a fast-paced and structured environment, enjoys teaching varied audiences, and is passionate about nutrition education, physical activity, and the promotion of local California farmers.
Please submit cover letter and resume via email to:
E-mail: [email protected] (Subject Line: SEE-LA Health Educator-CalFresh Healthy Living)
SEE-LA makes hiring decisions without regard to gender, race, color, religion, gender, gender orientation, identity, or expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class and is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from groups that have been historically underrepresented.