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New Roots Assistant

Dallas (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Dallas (United States of America)
  • Grade: Level not specified
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Administrative support
  • Closing Date:

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JOB OVERVIEW

IRC in Dallas’ New Roots Program seeks to support clients’ immediate food security needs and ensure long-term nutritional stability. The New Roots Assistant will work as part of a team to implement the Making Food Accessible project, an initiative aimed at building knowledge and skills so clients can better navigate their local food system and live in food secure households. The New Roots Assistant will work with clients, both one-on-one and in groups, to identify barriers to accessing nutritious, culturally appropriate foods.  The New Roots Assistant will provide coaching to enhance the food system and nutritional knowledge of clients to achieve increased levels of food security.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with receiving client referrals and conduct initial client assessments, identify barriers to food access or overall health, set goals, provide one-on-one food system coaching, and maintain regular follow ups as needed
  • Work with IRC and third-party interpreters to communicate with clients
  • Conduct emergency food deliveries for food insecure clients
  • Support the New Roots Specialist to deliver group instruction in food navigation and nutrition, both in-person and remotely, as necessary
  • Track client participation data in Excel, Microsoft Forms, and Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) client tracking software
  • Create visual, audio and interactive learning tools
  • Participate in training and professional development relevant to the role
  • Other related duties as assigned
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