Nutrition Food Assistant

Location US-KS-
ID 2024-2171
Healthcare, Welfare, and Social Services
Benefits Category
Part Time - No Benefits
Salary Min
USD $7.25/Hr.
Salary Max
USD $100.00/Hr.
Organizational Unit
Aging and Human Services
Work Schedule
9:00 am-12:30pm (M-Fri only), additional hours as needed
Driving Status
Occasional (less than 5%)


A career with Johnson County Government is more than just a job, it is an opportunity to serve a diverse and expanding community in meaningful ways. We challenge ourselves to be a different kind of government because we care deeply about our community and each other. Committed to our shared values, we provide excellent public service, seeking always to improve ourselves and our organization. We offer wonderful benefits, retirement plans, wellness incentives, a great organizational culture, and much more! If you’re searching for something more than just a job, something akin to a calling, then consider the challenge and opportunity of being a member of Johnson County Government!

The Johnson County Aging & Human Services (AHS) Department is seeking a dynamic and energetic individual who can touch lives and make a difference. The Johnson County Area Agency on Aging Nutrition Program is a team of approximately 25 staff who provide nutritious meals and other supports to 3500 older adults in the community. AHS operates seven neighborhood centers and two home-delivered meal distribution sites throughout the county which are open Monday through Friday 9am – 12:30pm. Clients come to neighborhood centers for hot lunches, activities and educational programs. AHS is looking for a qualified candidate to assist onsite with the operations at any of our locations in an on-call basis. Scheduled hours are 9:00am to 12:30pm with one to five shifts per week.  

Job Description

The job duties include:

  • Maintaining an efficient home-delivered meal service by accurately recording client changes, and communicate meal service changes to volunteers

  • Package meal components into meal carrier bags; prepare dining room for meal service

  • Report any client concerns to the Nutrition Office

  • Organize the daily operations of the Nutrition Center. Order accurate meal counts by 11:00am for next day delivery, and ensure the correct number of meal components are delivered daily

  • Complete required paperwork including reports and intakes

  • Maintain food safety and sanitation standards

  • Clean and sanitize equipment and food service areas

  • Handle other job-related duties as assigned

This position will be hired at a minimum of $15 per hour based upon experience.

Job Requirements

Required-Attention to detail, customer service, Human relations and interpersonal skills, ability to maintain confidentiality

Required-Physical abilities-lifting-20 lbs. with or without a reasonable accommodation

Preferred- High School diploma or equivalent

Preferred- 6 months experience in commercial food operations, 6 months experience in report and record keeping, 6 months experience in working with older adults


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