Cooking Matters Registered Dietitian/Nutrition Educator
Location: Family First
Duties: Cooking Matters Colorado is a nutrition education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy and budget-wise food choices. The ideal Nutrition Instructor is someone who has a four year degree in nutrition, food science, dietetics, or related field. Registered Dietitian is preferred but not required.

Responsibilities include: serving as the nutrition instructor facilitating classroom activities, follow goals an objectives of Cooking Matters lesson curriculum and engage participants in hands-on instruction and discussion.
Qualifications: Successful completion of application and interview.
Successful completion of appropriate screenings including criminal background check.
Completes program orientation and position specific training.
Dress code is business casual with comfortable shoes.
Must be a trained nutritionist, dietitian, or have had a least 2 years in nutrition coursework at an accredited school.
Must enjoy interacting with participants and families.
Interest in working with low-income individuals of diverse backgrounds.
Be comfortable speaking in front of audiences.
Ability to travel to class location.
Willingness to be trained with Cooking Matters curricula and to work as a team with volunteer chef.
Adhere to Cooking Matters policies and procedures.
Serve as a positive role model for participants in classroom.
The position is flexible roughly four hours per week for six weeks-which includes, lesson preparation, travel time, class time, set-up and clean-up.
Maintains participant and family confidentiality.
Ability to be nonjudgmental and empathetic.
Good listening and communication skills.
Completes ans submits volunteer hours to position supervisor monthly.
Abides by all Hilltop policies/procedures and Code of Conduct.
Notifies supervisor if not able to make scheduled visits.
Maintains open communication with other team members-reporting all concerns to supervisor.
Participates in volunteer check-in meeting with supervisor.
Directions: To find out more about this position contact the Hilltop Manager of Volunteer Services at 970-244-0659 or complete a volunteer application on the Hilltop website: www.htop.org.

Hilltop Volunteer Benefits include:

Experience, training and new skills for professional development
Build relationships and become part of a team
Opportunity for promotion and more responsibility with assignments
Personal recognition for service and invitations to special events
Free flu shots
Address: Cooking Matters
The Family Resource Center
1129 Colorado Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Web site:www.htop.org