Health & Nutrition Aide

Maintains food service facilities and equipment in a sanitary condition; organizes, and cleans. Assists in the preparation and serving of food in the cafeteria, using safe food handling and storage practices. Plan and lead a variety of activities within the health and nutrition program area.


  1. Creates an environment that facilitates the achievement of positive youth development:
    1. Promotes and stimulate program participation;
    2. Provides guidance and role modeling to members.
    3. Focus on maintaining a safe, positive atmosphere for all youth.
    4. Exhibits a warm, concerned attitude toward youth that uses a positive approach in dealing with individuals as well as groups of children.
  2. Effectively plan and lead programs, services and a variety of activities for members.
  3. Effectively communicate with staff and with children of all ages being an active positive team member.
  4. Completes program planners in a timely manner including new, fun and inviting program ideas for the designated area(s).
  5. Washes pots, pans, dishes and utensils and tidies cooking area.
  6. Assists in serving meals to youth in appropriate portions.
  7. Maintains a safe food preparation area following local, state and federal guidelines
  8. Transports food from one location to another


The assignment of these additional duties will be dependent on the length of the shift:

  1. Cleans and sanitizes work area to Health Department standards and disposes of refuse.
  2. Other duties, as assigned.


  1. Knowledge of the uses of kitchen utensils and equipment and their operation thereof.
  2. Ability to work independently and cooperatively with other staff.
  3. Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
  4. Ability to prepare various foods.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
  6. Ability to interact with the children and youth in a manner that clearly conveys warm regard, respect, and care.
  7. Must have an acceptable driving record and be authorized to drive Club vans.
  8. Must be 21 years of age.


Education: Some high school

Qualifications: Ability to follow guidelines and regulations pertaining to food/kitchen safety


Has daily contact with Cook to receive/provide information. May interact with Club members and other Club staff at the site. Maintains positive relations with members and staff at all times.


  1. Potential contact with cleaning agents, and hot water temperature.
  2. Around extreme heat from, but not allowed to use, ovens, grills and stoves.
  3. Exposure to very hot foods.
  4. Exposure to sharp knives.


Boys & Girls Club of Central Minnesota provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type, with or without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS Never Occasionally Regularly
Stationary Work      
Lift/Carry up to 25 lbs.      
Lift/Carry 25-50 lbs.      
Lift 50+ lbs.      
Grip/Grasp/Repeating Motions That May Include Wrist, Hands and Fingers      
Walking/Bending/Moving/Reaching/Stretching in Different Positions      
EQUIPMENT Never Occasionally Regularly
Motor Vehicle      
Hand Tools      
Motorized Machinery      
Kitchen Equipment      
Audio Visual Equipment      
Personal Computer      
Copy/Scan Machine      
Desktop Phone and Cell Phone      
Two-Way Radio/Ear Mic      
WORKING CONDITIONS Never Occasionally Regularly
Indoor Work      
Outdoor Work with Low/High Temperatures and Other Elements Such as Wind/Precipitation      
Noisy Conditions      
Odors That May Be Unpleasant      
Varied Lighting Conditions (i.e. Fluorescent, Low Lighting, etc.)      
Small and/or Enclosed Spaces      
Working Independently      
Working Within a Team      
MENTAL DEMANDS Never Occasionally Regularly
Managing Workplace Stressors      
Encountering Belligerent Behaviors      
SUBSTANCE EXPOSURE Never Occasionally Regularly
Acids, Corrosives, Epoxies, Dust, Fumes, Mists, Gases, Chemicals, Body Fluids, Etc.      
PROTECTIVE CLOTHING Never Occasionally Regularly
Facial Covering, Gloves, Safety Glasses, Ear Muffs/Plugs, Etc.