Counselor I (Nutrition), Food and Nutrition Services

CAMBA's Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) contract provides food services that include Congregate Meals, Food Pantry Bags, Food Vouchers and nutritional services to HIV positive individuals and their minor children who are residents of NYC. Clients identified as having special nutritional needs will receive appropriate services including Individual Nutritional Counseling and Group Nutritional Education. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  The person filling this position is expected to: (1) provide group counseling services to assist individuals to understand the connection between proper nutrition and the relationship to a healthier lifestyle; (2) counsel clients in dealing with such issues as: behavior, educational progress, family dynamics, mental and physical health, housing, personal finances, substance abuse, mental and/or physical trauma, etc.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor's Degree or an Associate's Degree and 2 years of experience with similar services, and/or equivalent experience. (As per funder).​

OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

Must have experience working with People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA).

Must have general knowledge of special diets and nutritional therapy.

Bilingual preferred.

Knowledge about, understanding of, and ability to work closely with, persons with HIV/AIDS and related issues.

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