Nutrition Education Newsletter

June 29, 2020

Check out the Nutrition Education Program newsletter for a recipe and nutrition tips. 


Employment Opportunities

June 22, 2020

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 tknouse@fccaa.org or mail hardcopy to: HR Director 108 North Beeson Avenue Uniontown, PA 15401
 
Maintenance worker, full time-
 
Responsibilities include: daily maintenance of FCCAA facilities, parking lots, and grounds; operating cleaning equipment; completing minor repair services as needed to FCCAA facilities and equipment; must be able to provide on-call coverage as needed and work flexible hours for evenings and weekends to accommodate activities
 
Requirements include: must have a valid PA driver's license; 3 years’ experience in related
 
To apply, please send resume via email to tknouse@fccaa.org or mail hardcopy to: HR Director 108 North Beeson Avenue Uniontown, PA 15401
 
Maplewood Adult Day Center Coordinator, full time-
 
Responsibilities include: overseeing the daily operation of Maplewood Adult Day Center; scheduling employees; planning daily activities for clients; maintaining the safety and security of the facility; developing individual care plans for each client
 
Requirements include: Bachelors of Science in Human Development or related field and a 2 year minimum experience in social or health services OR a high school diploma and minimum of 3 years’ experience in social or health services; skills to work with aging adults or adults with functional impairment
 
To apply, please send resume via email to tknouse@fccaa.org or mail hardcopy to: HR Director 108 North Beeson Avenue Uniontown, PA 15401

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:   
 
WIC:
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.
 
Senior citizens:
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: contact@swpa-aaa.org 
 
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
 
For more information on both programs, visit the PA Department of Agriculture.

Department of Health Warns of Scam Targeting WIC Recipients

June 3, 2020

Please read the press release warning of a scam targeting WIC clients. 


Stay in "the Loop"

June 3, 2020

Check out the CIRCLE LAUREL HIGHLANDS newsletter "the Loop".  


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