Nutrition Coordinator (South Sioux City and Dakota City Locations)

Good nutrition is a key ingredient for children to learn and grow!  Become part of NENCAP’S caring team serving children in our HEAD START and EARLY HEAD START Programs at the Siouxland Family Center and Dakota Avenue locations. We have an immediate opening for a NUTRITION COORDINATOR.  40 hours per week M-F. Hourly wage plus benefits.  Responsible for planning, supervising and carrying out the meal service for ages birth through preschool in accordance to Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and Food and Safety Sanitation Requirements.  Job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information are located on our website under the Employment link or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300.  To apply, submit a completed Agency application.  No resumes accepted.   Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, P O Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Positions open until filled.


80% Federally Funded

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY:  The Nutrition Coordinator is responsible for developing and ensuring staff implement nutritional services that conform to the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) and Food and Safety Sanitation Requirements.  Ensure nutritious meals are served at scheduled times in accordance to CACFP.  Complete and post required nutrition reports in a timely manner including attendance, CACFP point of service meal counts, temperature logs, and Daily Production Reports.  Ensure that food is labeled and stored following the Food and Safety Sanitation requirements. Share updated nutrition information with staff.  Abide by the Program/State Kitchen Inspection Reports.  Perform kitchen cleaning duties. Monitor the program’s nutrition paperwork including menus/menu changes, daily production records, kitchen inspections and other documents to ensure compliance with CACFP.  Prepare and monitor written contracts with registered dietitians.  Complete 3 kitchen inspections according to requirements at each assigned site.  Maintain a tracking system of job performance for persons supervised.  Address performance issues and administer corrective action according to policy procedures.  Work in collaboration with the supervisor and HR Director regarding staff issues. Prepare and conduct introductory and annual performance evaluations for relevant staff. Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending and lifting, up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION:  High School Graduate or GED required.  Education and experience in food service and supervision preferred.


The wage is $16.00 per hour plus benefits. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.