SHOFCO Nutritionist Volunteer Job in Mathare, Nairobi

Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO)

Position: Nutritionist Volunteer

Location: Mathare

Reports to: Clinic coordinator

Hours: Monday- Friday, 8am to 4pm, 2 Saturday a month

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Together with the Nutrition Officer, take a lead role in developing the clinic’s nutrition program at both technical and administrative levels.
  • Provide nutrition assessment for special needs clients and those identified at high nutritional risk and develop and implement dietary-care plans and nutritional counselling.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, including food selection and preparation.
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
  • Develop nutrition outreach tools, such as pamphlets or other materials
  • Provide nutritional outreach in the community via classes, health talks and collaboration with other SHOFCO programs
  • Complete monthly reports as required by the GoK and SHOFCO
  • Keep up-to-date technically and apply new knowledge to your job.


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Updated: November 30, 2016 — 8:43 pm