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Nutrition Support Worker - Lunch Attendant - School Nutrition Program

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Nutrition Support Worker - Lunch Attendant - School Nutrition Program
Job Type
Negotiable / Flexible
Job Category
Social services
Job Location
Edmonton, AB


Edmonton, AB   T5H 3T7

Organization Profile

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.

The Nutrition Support Worker – Lunch Attendant demonstrates what a healthy relationship with an adult looks like by acting as a caring and compassionate role model within the School Community. By delivering e4c nutrition programs to children in the school, which includes Lunch, Snack and Young Chefs programming; The Nutrition Support Worker – Lunch Attendant performs a variety of responsible food service activities including preparation and service of food items, maintains food preparation area, food service utensils, equipment facilities, and services areas in a clean and sanitary manner.

Hours: Relief: hours determined based upon program needs during regular weekday business hours.       

Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.

In Your Role You Will


  • Coordinate creative menu preparation between snack and lunch.
  • Maintain accurate records and submit completed records to e4c School Nutrition office.
  • Receive food orders and use appropriate inventory management.
  • Assist in coordinate of the nutrition program(s) registration process.
  • Provide accurate and timely program reporting on food delivery, quality, and community satisfaction.
  • Attend workshops, in-services, or organization meetings for continued professional growth.
  • Ensure compliance with all e4c policies and procedure, including appropriate statues and regulations (i.e. public health)

Program Delivery

  • Prepare daily snack and/or breakfast and ensure prompt delivery to classrooms.
  • Serve lunch to school children, while adhering to safe handling and proper sanitation practices and regulations.
  • Ensure that e4c values are exemplified in your relationships with children and staff at the school –i.e. compassion for every individual, building positive relationships with children and school community.
  • Demonstrate a trauma sensitive approach to work.
  • Demonstrate qualities of a healthy role model, and a safe and welcoming environment for children.
  • Be a positive community building contact for students, school staff, and caregivers.
  • Encourage students to try new menu items and make healthy choices.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Maintain clean and sanitary food preparation area, utensils, and equipment.
  • Check and ensure food services equipment, appliances, and storage containers meet and maintain hygienic and safe standards.

 Education and Certifications

  • No education required.
  • Alberta Food Safety Basics Certificate.
  • Food Safety Alberta Certification.
  • Police Information Check including vulnerable sector.
  • Child Intervention Check.


  • No Experience required, willing to train
  • Food handling experience an asset
  • Experience working with children and diverse communities an asset.
  • Volunteer experience within a School or Community relating to children an asset.


  • Teamwork - the ability to work cooperatively, respectfully and effectively with staff, colleagues, and stakeholders to achieve collective results.
  • Personal Effectiveness – the ability to demonstrate skills, knowledge and an attitude that enable them to effectively carry out the job and to maintain personal health over time.
  • Quality - Provides exceptional customer service and high quality nutrition programming, while seeking ways to improve and enhance.
  • Commitment to Values of e4c – ability to demonstrate compassion for every individual and strives to build positive relationships with children and the school community. 
  • Professionalism and Accountability – ability to demonstrate enthusiasm for and commitment to nutrition program and accepts responsibility for personal actions.
  • Service Orientation – an understanding of clients’ needs and strives to meet expectations. Highly motivated, dedicated, and compassionate individual; enjoys working with children.
  • Relationship Building – ability to identify and initiate working relationships and to develop and maintain them in a way that is of mutual benefit to both the client and e4c, ability to demonstrate what a healthy relationship with an adult looks like by acting as a caring and compassionate role model.


 Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How To Apply

Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to:

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