Jewish Family Service (JFS) of Central NJ, 655 Westfield Avenue, Elizabeth, has a part time position open for a new program working with the older adult population in Union County. Candidate must be detailed oriented and possess excellent communication skills and knowledge and interest in Nutrition and Gardening.
‚ĘCoordinate social program with seniors at three different locations ‚ the JFS Vegetable Garden and 2 senior buildings
‚ĘManage the vegetable gardens at the 3 locations
‚ĘPick up and distribute produce to low income clients
‚ĘProvide 1-on-1 case management to older adults with the goal of promoting improved nutrition and food accessibility as well as fostering more social opportunities
‚ĘEducate clients on community resources available to them such as obtaining food stamps, registering for county transportation, etc.
‚ĘWork closely with the Program Coordinator and the Garden Education Director