Nutrition Site Aid (Youngsville)


Nutrition Site Aid (Youngsville)

@ Lafayette Council on Aging

Responsible for overall operation of Title III C-1 and C-2 programs (Congregate Meals & Home-Delivered Meals). 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Maintains safe and clean nutrition area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations as it relates to Department of Health & Hospitals (DHH), Cajun Area Agency on Aging (CAAA) and the LCOA.
  • Assures the serving of quality food as it relates to DHH and CAAA standards; serves meals in a timely manner while adhering to correct food temperatures.
  • Maintains sanitary conditions of meal site, including wearing gloves and hair nets when preparing and/or serving meals and wearing clean uniforms.
  • Maintains cleanliness of meal site by sweeping or mopping floors, wiping tables, and disposing of garbage daily.
  • Maintains list of vendors for the purpose of arranging food purchases, due to shortages for any reason.
  • Provides assistance to participants when necessary and whenever possible.
  • Receives and confirms food and milk deliveries.
  • Checks food containers for accuracy; reports any shortages to the Nutrition Coordinator, and alerts C-2 meals drivers of the shortages.
  • Replaces the C-2 meals driver in the event of absence for any reason.
  • Collects contributions from participants; verifies contributions collected with the Nutrition Coordinator prior to submitting for deposit.
  • May, on occasion, complete reports and, in the absence of the Nutrition Coordinator, order meals for the next day’s service.
  • Monitors and assists with recreation, special events, and other required programs.
  • Maintains good work and public relations-this includes demonstrating friendliness, warmth, and cooperation to participants, co-workers, and supervisors.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Nutrition Coordinator, Manager of Programs & Personnel, and/or Executive Director.

Supervisory Responsibility

  • The Site Manager will be expected to supervise site personnel (C-1 servers, C-2 drivers) and/or volunteers who are working in the meal site.

Work Environment

  • This job operates in a professional office environment.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines. 

Salary Range: $7.25 per hour w/expected wage increases (dependent upon annual performance review)



  • Professionalism
  • Flexibility
  • Emotional Maturity
  • Communication Proficiency
  • Collaboration Skills
  • Customer/Client Focus (Genuine interest in, and concern for, older adults)
  • Organization
  • Technical Capacity (Microsoft Office Skills/Telephone Skills)

Required Education and Experience

  • High school diploma.
  • One year of experience in nutrition or related field.


Preferred Education and Experience

  • Associate’s degree.
  • Two years of experience in nutrition or related field
  • One year of supervisory experience.


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Applicant must have a good driving record, current driver’s license, and valid auto insurance (minimum limits as required by law).
  • Must have CPR/First Aid certification.


Work Authorization/Security Clearance (if applicable)

  • Applicant must be able to pass a state criminal history search.
  • Clearance of a drug screen is also required. 

Physical Demands

  • This is largely a sedentary role; however, some lifting is required. This would require the ability to lift heavy pots and pans, ice chests, mop buckets, waste baskets, and garbage cans (up to 30 lbs.).  


Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a part-time position.
  • Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  
  • Schedule may be adjusted according to agency needs.



  • Travel, as it relates to meal deliveries and/or purchases of Nutrition supplies, is required for this position.  
  • Occasional travel to local educational trainings may also be required.

How to Apply:

Please apply at Lafayette Council on Aging at 160 Industrial Parkway , Lafayette, LA 70508.

For application information please call Koridea Phillips at 230-1905

Location: Youngville, LA
Date Posted: November 17, 2021
Application Deadline: December 17, 2021