The University of Florida, IFAS Lee County Extension Office seeks to hire four (4) Extension Program Assistants (EPAs).
The EPA participates in on-going recruitment of audience for nutrition education classes for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education, teaches nutrition education classes to low income participants at various community and government sites. Sites include schools, Parks and Recreation departments/divisions, churches, health departments, and other locations.
Some classes are one-time, but most are in-depth, requiring a minimum of six lessons for each group of participants. The EPA collects demographic data on clients served, evaluates knowledge gained and behavioral changes through approved evaluation tools; refers participants to government and local agencies for assistance such as food stamps, commodities, etc.
The EPA Markets the program through health fairs and other locations where a booth or display is appropriate, and works in coordination with appropriate agency staff to ensure the delivery of quality services to the FNP clients.
For additional information and how to apply, please do so through the UF Careers website (at the following link).