December Volunteer Opportunity

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Westmoreland High School of Sumner County needs your help!  They are looking for a volunteer to speak to their health and fitness classes about the importance of good nutrition.  The class consists of 45-50 students from a variety of grade levels and runs from 8:00-9:30am.  If you’re interested, please contact Jackie Kelley at 615-644-2280 or email at Jackie.kelley@sumnerschool.org.  Dates are flexible.

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Meharry Medical College and Glencliff High School are in need of a registered dietitian!

On November 16, 2017, Glencliff culinary students will visit the Meharry cafeteria and interface with their contracted food vendor, Metz. They will tour the kitchen, learn about food preparation, and attend a session facilitated by a registered dietitian. The students will rotate through in groups of eight, providing the dietitian with three, 30-minute sessions to share about the career field.  The layout of the day is as follows:

10:00am – Session I
10:30am – Session II
11:00am – Session III
11:30am – Lunch
12:00pm – Departure

The registered dietitian will talk to students about the role of dietitians in a hospital setting. While a clinical dietitian would be desirable, anyone willing and comfortable with this responsibility is certainly welcome.  In addition to sharing with students about the role of a registered dietitian, an interactive activity should also be included.

If you’re interested, please contact Polina Vorobeychik at polinkav@gmail.com.

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Kara Miller, Dietitian for Belmont University Dining Services, is in search of a dietitian or dietetic intern to help facilitate a documentary and panel discussion with Belmont students.

What: Documentary “In Defense of Food” + Panel Discussion for university students
Date: Monday, September 25th from 4:00-7:00 pm
Where: Belmont University

If interested, contact Kara at kara.miller@sodexo.com.

NAND Volunteer Opportunity

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What: Women’s Heart Alliance Screening Event

Where: First Tennessee Park – 19 Junior Gilliam Way, Nashville, TN 37219

When: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 from 11:00am – 2:00pm

Additional Information: This event is held for Metro-Nashville Employees. It is a “come and go” event in which different departments within Metro will pass through at designated times, resulting in a steady flow of participants throughout the event. There will be fun, heart healthy activities, health screenings and exercise demos. They are looking for a few RD’s to be available with educational information and to provide basic nutrition counseling if needed. They have a team of nurses who will be doing screens: blood pressure, weight, labs, etc. The event will have tents, tables, chairs for protection from the elements.

Please email Emily Hogan –  Emilyhoganrd@hotmail.com or call/text 615-568-0608 if you are available to participate with this event. NAND will provide materials.

NAND Leadership Opportunity

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Looking for a leadership role? Want to get more involved in your profession and the Nashville community?
Join the Nashville Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Board!
NAND is looking for leaders to serve on the 2017-2018 Board. NAND membership is free for Board members and offers opportunities in networking with other nutrition professionals and our Nashville community. The following positions are vacant:
  • Nominating Chair-Elect
  • Nominating Member
  • Membership Initiative
  • Fundraising Chair
  • Website Coordinator
 To join, please contact Sarah Martin at Sarah.L.Vaughn@gmail.com for more information.

Volunteer Opportunity–Fresh Savings Program at Nashville Farmer’s Market

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On Saturday May 20th, NAND is partnering with the Nashville Farmers Market and AARP Foundation to support the Fresh Savings Program at Nashville Farmer’s Market. Please join us!  Fresh Savings helps people who shop with SNAP/EBT benefits stretch their dollars. When someone spends up to $20 on SNAP-eligible food at the market, they can receive up to $20 more to spend on fresh fruits and vegetables. NAND volunteers will help guide shoppers on how to spend their tokens, how to pick out different fruits/vegetables, provide suggestions on how to use the produce, and show them the best way to maximize their dollar. Sign up to help! We are looking for at least 4 volunteers to cover a 2 hour shift, either 10am-12pm or 12pm-2pm. Sign up today by following the link below!

http://signup.com/go/VFZPphd

To learn more about the AARP Fresh Savings Program, check out the attached flyer or go to their website at www.aarpfoundation.org/freshsavings.

TN Fresh Savings Editable Flyer- NFM May 17

Volunteer Opportunity for Intern

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We are pleased to announce that the very popular Kids Cook classes will return to the 12 South Farmers Market this year!  Community Hospitality is sponsoring this class series, making it FREE for kids (ages 8-12 yrs. old) to enjoy.

Lindsey Joe, RD LDN (NAND’s media representative) will be heading up Kids Cook for the second year in a row. She is in search of a Kids Cook Intern to help assist with making the class a continued success and one-of-a-kind culinary kids’ experience (and she would LOVE to see a Dietetic Intern in this role!).  If you are interested, please see the attached for more details!

Kids Cook class dates include:

  • Tuesday, June 6, 13, & 20
  • Tuesday, July 11, 18, 25

12SFM Kids Cook Intern 2017