This position will work in either the Pike County Extension Office or the Bullock County Extension Office, depending on the location of the selected candidate. This is a one year limited term position. Continued employment is based on the continuation of extramural funding and is subject to renewal on an annual basis.
The Alabama Cooperative Extension Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) Agent Assistant will work in and serve clients in Pike & Bullock County. The Agent Assistant will be responsible for conducting nutrition education programs with limited-resource participants in a group setting.
The EFNEP Agent Assistant should possess knowledge of food and nutrition as they relate to providing an adequate and affordable diet for a family. The EFNEP Agent Assistant will report to the County Extension Coordinator; receive initial and continuous training from staff; follow EFNEP guidelines and utilize EFNEP nutrition subject matter content with participants; maintain records; maintain a caseload according to EFNEP policies and procedures; and follow established guidelines as required by State and CSREES/USDA.
The Agent Assistant will work a flexible 40-hour work week schedule to include early mornings and late afternoons, based on the needs of participants.