Nutrition Consultant
Family Forum, Inc.
Superior, WI US
Posted ago
Family Forum, Inc.

*Contracted Position

Complies with the nutritional services requirements as set forth in the Head Start Program Performance Standards (45 CFR Chapter XIII, September 2016; 7 CFR 210, 220, & 226 USDA to provide comprehensive nutritional services to children and their families.

Registered Dietitian with expertise in child and maternal health and food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation, and quality standards and is willing to provide services to Family Forum based on this background. 

Responsibilities

  • The consultant will provide written and/or oral feedback to Health Coordinator and/or cooks/direct program staff using strength-based methods. 
  • Provide guidance to assist cooks with implementing strategies to identify and support child nutrition.
  • Attend/participate in the agency’s Health Service Advisory Committee and Policy Council, as schedule permits.
  • Conduct onsite kitchen reviews, at minimum, three times per year in order to monitor and inspect meals served and ensure food service operations are meeting standards and within compliance.
  • Plan and conduct training in dietetics, nutrition, and institutional management and administration for employees of Family Forum, Inc.
  • Assist in training and technical assistance for all staff involved with food service in a respectful and positive manner. 
  • Assist in the creation of agency meal menus, reviewing them annually with the Health Coordinator and direct staff.
  • Assist in the reviewing and record-keeping of meal production records.
  • Assist in the reviewing, modifying, or strengthening of agency policies and procedures pertaining to child nutrition.
  • Supports implementation of medically-based diets.
  • Provides opportunities to connect with families regarding the child’s nutrition status and concerns.
  • Collects health information data to share with program staff/ Health Service Advisory Committee/ Policy Council.

Qualifications

  • Registered Dietitian

Compensation
$33.38 hourly
About Family Forum, Inc.

Family Forum, Inc. is the grantee for the Head Start and Early Head Start programs working with children and families in preparing them for success. We have high-quality programming, family support, and wellness education, and we foster meaningful relationships. The agency has been serving the communities in Northwest WI for over 50 years and we continue to grow through quality services, and partnerships with the families we serve and the communities we serve in.

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