Academic Coordinator: Nutrition Education

Project FLY (Future Leaders in Youth), is a development workshop-based program that aims to empower at-risk youth to take advantage of opportunities in post-secondary education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Through interactive workshop, Project FLY educates youth on core topics which include the importance of post-secondary education, employment skills, environmental sustainability, leadership, financial literacy, professional soft skills, nutrition, and entrepreneurship. 

This year, Project FLY’s objectives include;

  1. Strengthening the current academic content for the Business & Nutrition workshops
  2. Expand our content by looking for opportunities to transition into mental health workshops
  3. Continuing to build on our relationships with current community partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth)
  4. Looking for new opportunities within the community to provide our workshops 

 

YOU’LL NEED TO: 

•    Have excellent written and oral communication skills

•    Be very organized and resourceful

•    Ability to work independently with little direction

 

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

•    Experience working with youth/students

•    Experience writing program content

•    An interest in youth development

 

TASKS YOU WOULD DO:

•    Develop academic content relating to nutrition education, including relevant activities (and possibly workbooks/activity sheets/handouts)

•    Identify and partner with external mentors and professionals to help develop academic content 

•    Work closely with the Sprout team to coordinate nutrition education activities in Sprout communities (classroom workshops, community events, etc)

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