The Child Nutrition Council of Manitoba works to support nutrition programs across Manitoba in a variety of ways, including workshops, newsletters, new resources, and site visits.
Registered Dietitians are always part of this team, and help schools offer healthy options to their students.
The Council provides training for nutrition program coordinators to help them become familiar with guiding practices for managing nutrition programs. The training sessions focus on:
- nutrition education;
- helpful resources to support all aspects of organizing and running a program;
- networking and sharing stories and ideas with other coordinators.
Workshops for 2016-2017
Winnipeg workshop: November 25, 2016, at North Centennial Recreation & Leisure Facility
Selkirk workshop: April 25, 2017, at Centennial School
Brandon workshop: POSTPONED
Summer programs: June 2017 (Winnipeg, date and location TBD)
Our workshops are FREE for staff and volunteers from our school nutrition programs. Stay tuned for more information on our upcoming workshops.
Visiting school nutrition programs is a highlight for our program team dietitians. It gives them the opportunity to better understand how all the different programs run throughout the province, and allows for program coordinators and school principals to ask questions and share stories of all the great work that they do.
Parents, community members, school staff, and students are important to nutrition programs as volunteers. You can download our PDF fact sheets on the following topics:
If you are interested in volunteering to support a program check out our Volunteer Opportunity page for more information.