Job Opportunity: Promoting Healthy Eating at the NS 55+ Games

Posted by coordinator on 12 March 2015 | Comments

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"To perform your need to properly fuel your body". This is the message NS 55+ Games 2015 organizing committee is planning on  promoting during the upcoming Provincial Games begin hosted by Pictou County in September. 

Active Pictou County has received funding from the Province of Nova Scotia from the Thrive Strategy to assist with the creation and implementation of a healthy eating policy for the Games.  The goal is to adopt as many of the recommendations outlined in the Healthy Eating in Recreation and Sport Settings Guidelines, ensuring that healthy food and beverage options are provided and promoted during Games. 

The short-term Project Assistant position has been created to assist the organizing committee with some data collection, resource development and training. Details about the position are available <here> and the deadline for applications is March 20th, 2015