- Regional VIC > Mildura & Murray
- Job posted on: 21st Jan 2022
- Applications close:
The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation (SAKGF) introduces pleasurable food education to children during their learning years in order to form positive food habits for life. SAKGF has been successful in providing the inspiration, information, professional development and support for institutions to deliver pleasurable food education programs, with sustainable results.
SAKGF has a number of roles for Healthy Kids Advisors as part of an exciting new program. The Advisor roles will be based within their allocated municipality and be responsible for engaging the community, encouraging uptake, and practical implementation of the new healthy eating program. In addition, the Healthy Kids Advisor role will be leading the community engagement in generating buzz and excitement around the healthy eating movement. Anticipated start date for these roles is early 2022.
Tertiary qualifications in social or health sciences, community development or engagement, stakeholder management or communications, public health and/or extensive experience in community engagement or children’s settings, as well as existing connections and links to your local community will be key to your success in the role.
The ideal candidates will have strong organisational skills, the ability to prioritise, be a self-starter, and have strong interpersonal and relationship-building capabilities with a range of people from social and cultural backgrounds.
If you are passionate about community engagement in your local area and have the drive and capabilities to integrate into SAKGF’s successful culture, as well as a true passion for fresh, seasonal, delicious food and a commitment to the aims of pleasurable food education then this could be the ideal next role for you!
Both a WWCC and a current drivers licence are essential in this role as a fully maintained vehicle will be provided.
There is no specified closing date for applications as we have multiple Advisor roles across Victoria.
Healthy Kids Advisors is supported by the Victorian Government and the Australian Government.
The 11 LGAs that are included in the Healthy Kids Advisors initiative are:
Buloke Shire Council
Central Goldfields Shire Council
City of Greater Bendigo
Colac Otway Shire Council
East Gippsland Shire Council
Melton City Council
Glenelg Shire Council
Greater Shepparton City Council
Mildura Rural City Council
Southern Grampians Shire
Northern Grampians Shire Council
To submit your application please click Apply Now and follow the instructions.