Nutrition Education Newsletter
July 27, 2020
Check out the Nutrition Education Program newsletter for a recipe and nutrition tips.
July 24, 2020
Warehouse Worker/Driver, temporary, full-time:
Responsibilities include: maintain and conduct inventory control in warehouse; deliver and pick up food orders throughout Fayette and Westmoreland Counties; ability to operate a fork-lift and electric pallet jack; lift 50 pounds
Qualifications include: must possess a valid driver’s license with no violations; 2 years warehouse experience
Please submit resume to email@example.com or mail to HR Director 108 North Beeson Avenue, Uniontown, PA 15401.
Nutrition Education Support Staff, full time-
Responsibilities include: distribute nutrition education materials and pamphlets to food pantry recipients; teach nutrition education and classes to individuals and groups; distribute a monthly recipe that coordinates with items in food boxes; create a monthly newsletter that is distributed to clients and posted on social media platforms; conduct food tastings and nutrition education lessons to food pantry recipients; data entry into client data systems; participate in training provided by the agency and required by the funder
Requirements include: one-year experience in nutrition or health care; excellent communication and computer skills; valid driver’s license and vehicle
To apply, please send resume via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail hardcopy to: HR Director 108 North Beeson Avenue Uniontown, PA 15401
Stay in "the Loop"
July 8, 2020
Check out the CIRCLE LAUREL HIGHLANDS newsletter "the Loop".
Farmers Market Checks for WIC Participants and Senior Citizens
June 4, 2020
The WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program and Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program provide WIC participants and low income seniors with locally grown fruits and vegetables from approved farmers in PA. Below is information regarding applications and checks for each program:
Farmers market checks will be distributed to WIC participants throughout the summer months at their regularly scheduled WIC appointment. If you have questions regarding your WIC appointment, please contact the Uniontown WIC office at 724-437-6050 ext. 3211. Eligible participants will receive 4 $6.00 vouchers for a total of $24.00.
Applications for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) will be accepted via mail or email. SFMNP provides low income seniors with fresh, nutritious, locally grown fruits, vegetables, and herbs from approved farmers in PA.
To qualify you must be 60 years or older (or turn 60 by 12/31/2020) and meet the following household income guideline:
1 household member – total income can’t exceed $23,606
2 household members – total income can’t exceed $31,894
Once the application is received, a set of 4 checks, valued at $6 each for a total of $24, will be mailed to the residence of the senior citizen making the request.
Application form can be found here
Mail or email completed application form before September 23, 2020 to:
SWPA AAA, FMNP Application
305 Chamber Plaza
Charleroi, PA 15022
Or submit by email to: email@example.com
If you have questions, please contact the Southwestern PA Area Agency on Aging at 724-489-8080 or visit www.swpa-aaa.org.
For FMNP and SFMNP rules and regulations, check out this document
Department of Health Warns of Scam Targeting WIC Recipients
June 3, 2020
Please read the press release warning of a scam targeting WIC clients.
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