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Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Aide at Families Forward Learning Center

Category: Programs

Posted: March 15, 2023

Job Title: Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Nutrition Aide

Organization: Families Forward Learning Center

Location: Pasadena, CA


Job Description:

The Nutrition Aide is responsible for preparing meals in accordance with posted menu and CACFP guidelines.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Follow all CACFP guidelines.

  • Connect daily with CACFP Manager regarding needs of CACFP program.

  • Prepares meals/snacks in a timely fashion to be delivered by scheduled mealtimes.

  • Stock food service carts with appropriate utensils, plates, bowls, food, and beverages, as required for family style dining in the classrooms.

  • Transports food from kitchen area to classrooms.

  • Keep the kitchen, food preparation areas and all eating supplies clean and sanitary. Adhere to the guidelines of food sanitation and safe food handling practices set by the Public Health Department.

  • Washing dishes, pots, pans, and utensils using approved sanitation methods.

  • Assist in receiving, dating, and storing all food purchased by the center.

  • Completes necessary paperwork, including cleaning and temperature logs.

  • Clean and sanitize kitchen after use.

  • Assist with major clean-up of kitchen, refrigerators, cabinets on non-program days.

  • Sharing duties with other kitchen staff for efficient functioning of food service program.

  • Ensure that the kitchen is fully stocked with items for the next day.

  • Monitor food expiration dates and food quality daily.

  • Practice safety procedures in the kitchen at all times.

  • Performs other related duties as may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Completion of high school or General Education Diploma (GED). Classes in food preparation of food management are high desirable.

  • At least one year experience as a cook.

  • Ability to prepare, cook, and serve food.

  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

  • Bilingual English and Spanish, preferred.

  • Ability to work with co-workers and adapt to change.

  • Ability to problem solve and compute basic food measurements and portion sizing.

  • Knowledge of quantity food production, use and care of food service equipment, procedures for receiving and storing foods, and health and safety rules.

  • ServSafe Food Handler Certificate

  • CPR/First Aid Certificate

More information can be found in the PDF linked below:

CACFP Nutrition Aide Job Description REV.3.2023 (002)
Download PDF • 131KB


How to Apply: Email resume to CACFP Manager Maria Rodriguez at

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