New jobs available thanks to project connecting local food, child care homes

Job openings!

Douglas County Child Development Association is looking to fill two positions on a grant-funded project to establish new long-term relationships between local food producers and child care homes and centers.

The project will connect 25 family child care homes and three center-based child care programs with community gardening opportunities and Consumer Supported Agriculture.

The positions are:

Full-time food systems coordinator — To facilitate and support relationships with early learning programs, schools and local food systems to encourage healthier choices in the production, distribution, preparation and consumption of food. Bachelor of Science in social work, agriculture or nutrition.

Part-time food systems educator. To educate and support early learning programs and families to encourage healthier choices in the production, distribution, preparation and consumption of food. Bachelor of Science in early childhood education or nutrition.

Send resume and three references to:

DCCDA

935 Iowa Street, Suite 7

Lawrence, KS 66044

E-mail ajenny@dccda.org

Fax (785) 842-1412

Tagged: local food, child care, Douglas County Child Development Association

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