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Washington State: WSU seeks School Food and Fitness Coordinator

9 Apr

Location: Renton, Washington

Primarily responsible for creating, implementing, coordinating and evaluating programming to support the Community Action Plan (CAP) of the King County Food and Fitness Initiative and associated policy changes. Activities include leading focused efforts in two specific limited income public schools each year over the three year implementation period (totaling six schools over three years) as they relate to school wellness policies, improving meal and snack quality, farm to school, school gardening, safe routes to schools, physical activitiy and education, and school wellness advisory councils. Schools will be in the Seattle and/or Highline School Districts. Coordinator will develop and maintain relationships with school staff, parents, policy- and decision-makers, and community partners to support the policy and systems changes in schools to meet the goals of increasing access and opportunities for heathy eating and physical activitiy for students. The School Food and Fitness Coordinator will coordinate the School Food and Fitness Strategy Action Team, will maintain communication and collaboration with other areas of the Initiatives (e.g. healthy food retail workgroup and safe spaces to be active workgroup), as well as provide ongoing reporting to the Leadership Council for the initiative. Continue reading