Portland Public Schools has a position available for a Nutrition Services Procurement Specialist who will provide complex and varied support in the procurement, receipt, distribution for supplies, materials, food, and related services for the Nutrition Services Department. Under general supervision, the specialist will perform a variety of specialized duties related to the procurement, receipt, distribution of food and related supplies, materials and services for Nutrition Services; develop, maintain and expand vendor relationships; forecast needs; and order and follow-up on activities to assure efficient, fiscally sound and timely purchases.
For a full job description and online application, please visit the PPS job listing.
Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon is excited to open the eighth season of the Summer Meals Support Fund. Since 2009, the grant program has provided start-up and expansion grants to communities throughout Oregon, partnering with over 115 unique organizations. The $2,500 and $5,000 awards are available to new or growing summer meals sites and sponsors to support community-based programs in connecting more kids to summer nutrition and enrichment while school is out.
A special thanks to our super paparazzi, Jeri Paull and Steve Bricher!
This year’s annual meeting and food tradeshow is a part of history now, but OSNA members can still help us improve for the future.
Please take a moment to complete our 2016 Conference Survey and let us know what you liked about this year’s program, speakers and sessions and what you’d like to see at next year’s event.
Please email me if you have questions about accessing the
survey form. Thanks in advance for your feedback!
Vice President, OSNA 2015-2016
Applications are now being accepted for the position of Food Service Director at Astoria School District. The Food Service Director provides management of planning, organizing, supervising, and coordination of district-wide food service operations. Qualified candidates will have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in areas related to food and nutrition, dietitian services, administration or management. Successful food service experience is preferred.
For a full job description and online application form, please visit the Astoria School District Job Listings page.
Application deadline: April 6, 2016 by 12 noon.
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Please click the OSNA Elections Survey Monkey link to get acquainted with the candidates, to see an Area map and to cast your votes today!
Schools are invited to participate in the Try 5 for Breakfast activity series to promote school breakfast and engagement. Theme days include Share a Success Story Day, Invite Families to Breakfast Day, and Try-Day Friday.
Participating schools will receive $200 awards and huge accolades upon completion of four activities throughout the week. For more information and resources to participate, please visit https://oregonhunger.org/schoolbreakfastweek.
Try 5 for Breakfast Week is a project of the Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council, Oregon Department of Education Child Nutrition Programs, Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon, and Oregon School Nutrition Association.
Questions? Please contact Marcella Miller at Marcella@oregonhunger.org. $200 school awards generously provided by Oregon Dairy and Nutrition Council for up to 25 schools.
It’s time to register for the 2016 OSNA State Conference and Food & Equipment Show, March 11-12, at the Salem Convention Center in Salem, Oregon! This year’s theme is “School Meal Superheroes.” The annual conference features a varied educational program with a dynamic line-up of speakers from the school nutrition community. You’ll learn new ways to do your job better and boost your school meal superpowers! Stay tuned for a full conference program.
Register by Feb. 26 to receive the early bird discounted rate!