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Schedule: Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 5:00pm, flex Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm
Pay Rate / Salary: $22.40 an hourly or $46,592 annually
Location: Main Campus
Early Childhood Education (ECE) offers a sign-on incentive between $750 – $1500 based on annual pay/salary after completing 90 days of continuous and satisfactory employment.


Under the supervision of the Nutrition Manager, the Nutrition Aide performs support duties primarily related to nutrition services, food services, and record keeping requirements. Respond to specialized questions related to eligibility for nutrition services and record requirements. The Nutrition Aide supports in all records and billing transactions associated with children receiving nutrition services The position carries out their duties for all of St. Anne’s Family Services Early Childhood Education within Early Head Start and Head Start contracts and all other program options. 


  1. Supports Nutrition Manager in coordination with education staff and parents the ongoing care and individualization of nutrition services to children.  
  2. Train and educate families on nutrition-related issues, and conduct home-visits as needed. 
  3. Support in the review of nutrition-related screenings and assessment results to inform parents and discuss their child’s physical check-ups and follow-ups. 
  4. Assist Health Services Team, FSA’s and, Education staff in obtaining medical forms related to nutrition and communicating on children or pregnant mom’s nutrition needs to medical providers and parents. 
  5. Assist in the certification, re-certification, and training of CACFP forms. 
  6. Assist in reviewing meal counts of centers and comparing to Child Plus database system. 
  7. Document nutrition-related service delivery in the Child Plus database system. 
  8. Support in the monitoring and analyzing of all nutrition data on a monthly, weekly, or quarterly basis. 
  9. Maintain current and accurate records as required by the program and to ensure confidentiality. 
  10. Maintain, process, and monitor inventories of nutrition-related supplies as needed.  
  11. Conduct in classrooms observations using LACOE Tier 1 Monitoring Tools to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards.  
  12. Conduct child file reviews using LACOE Tier 1 Monitoring Tools to ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards. 
  13. Participate in open enrollment review of files with Nutrition Services Team. 
  14. Support in the Preservice/In-service Trainings for Parents, New Hire, or ECE staff. 
  15. Assist in development of nutrition policies and procedures and educating staff about these policies and procedures aligned with the Head Start Act and Performance Standards, State and Federal mandates and LACOE GIMS. 
  16. Meet with Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) Nutrition consultants for monitoring visits. 
  17. Attend staff meetings, workshops, recommended training programs as assigned. 
  18. Participate in multidisciplinary team meetings. 
  19. Participate in agency planning and the development of funding applications, including working with community-based networks and child development partnerships 
  20. Maintain confidentiality as required by St. Anne’s, licensing, HIPAA, and other regulatory agencies.  
  21. Follow St. Anne’s policy and procedures and mandated reporting guidelines. 
  22. Attend staff meetings and recommended training programs as assigned. 
  23. Maintain regular, consistent, and timely attendance. 
  24. Travels to all centers in all services areas as needed. 


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  1. Participate in the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program of the agency. 
  2. It is essential to attend events that may occur in the evening or on weekends periodically. 
  3. Other duties as assigned. 


  1. Associate degree required, preferably in nutrition, public health, dietetics, health/nutrition education, health administration, maternal and child health, or a related field from an institution of higher learning accredited by a regional accreditation association recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. 
  2. CPR and first aid certification is required 
  3. Early Head Start and Head Start experience preferred. 
  4. Preferred experience in direct services in nutrition with young children and their families. 
  5. Preferred expertise in nutrition services, food service, and maternal and child health, and the ability to work with the enrolled population.  
  6. Preferred knowledge in how to effectively administer and follow all Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) regulations and in menu development, food production, food service operation, food safety, and food cost analysis. 
  7. Preferred knowledge in Childplus database system.  
  8. Bilingual English and Spanish 
  9. Must possess and maintain a valid class C CA driver’s license, automobile liability insurance, and driving record acceptable to agency’s insurance carrier; must have a reliable automobile. 
  10. Able to communicate effectively with both children and adults. 
  11. Ability to receive and implement constructive feedback. 
  12. St. Anne’s values the dignity and worth of every person we serve. Employees are expected to support children’s emotional and social development by encouraging understanding of others and promoting positive self-concepts. All employees must have the ability to treat those served by our agency in a caring and respectful manner, mindful of individual differences and cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic diversity. 
  13. As providers of social services, St. Anne’s employees work with clients dealing with complex emotional and mental health issues, many of whom are facing significant personal crises on a daily basis.  Employees must remain aware of any personal emotions, transference, and/or countertransference that may hinder the ability to remain professional.  As such, employees are expected to maintain composure during all interactions and crisis situations, implement a self-care plan, and utilize crisis communication to deescalate client crisis and prevent any serious bodily injury or harm. 
  14. Prior to employment, shall obtain a criminal background clearance, immunizations MMR-TDAP-Influenza or Influenza Declination, TB clearance and COVID-19 vaccine. 


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  1. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an intern to successfully perform the essential functions of this job: While performing the duties of this job, the intern is frequently required to walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, and talk or hear.  The intern is often required to stand and sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
  2. The intern must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 
  3. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Internal Candidates (who have been in their current position for at least six months) may submit a Transfer Request Form to Human Resources.

Standard Mail

St. Anne’s Family Services – Human Resources
155 N. Occidental Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90026
Fax: (213) 385-1533

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Once a resume or application is submitted to St. Anne’s it is screened and processed. PLEASE DO NOT CALL to inquire about the status of your resume. If you are deemed a good fit for any of our current openings, we will contact you for an interview.

Please note, St. Anne’s conducts a physical, including tuberculosis and drug screen; fingerprinting and background check which includes Child Abuse Index, FBI and Department of Justice, as well as reference checks.

Thank you for your interest in St. Anne’s!