Registered Dietitian/ Nutritionist Coordinator

Registered Dietitian/ Nutritionist Coordinator

Salary $25-$30/hour

35 hours per week/52 weeks per year

Under the overall supervision of the Food Services Manager, the Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist Coordinator is responsible for overall coordinating and implementing the content area of Nutrition operations. This includes all Head Start programs operated by Self Help Inc. The Registered Dietitian (Nutritionist) is to provide nutritional care to applicants and participants. Head Start provides preschool education for low-income children ages 3 to 5 years.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Developing- menus with Foodservice Manager, meeting Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) requirements
  • Develop and conduct yearly USDA training for staff, including civil rights data training
  • Assess each child’s height, weight, and BMI twice yearly with follow up with the families
  • Develop monthly nutrition activities, and other nutrition activities, as requested
  • Develop nutrition education for back of bi-weekly menus, targeting parents and children
  • Develop Nutrition plans for children with special nutrition needs, in collaboration with parents/guardians, medical professionals and other staff


  • Registered Dietitian preferred
  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree
  • 1 Year of experience in child nutrition preferred
  • Must have proficient computer skills.
  • Requires a valid MA driver’s license.
  • Must have the ability to lift 50lbs
  • Self Help, Inc. is a federal contractor, and it is required that all employees are to be fully vaccinated by their first date of employment

Salary dependent on education and experience.

Self Help Inc., Head Start provides a quality, comprehensive early childhood program for limited income children and families. We provide an excellent benefit package. We are seeking applicants who have excellent communication skills, inter-personal, organizational and team building skills. Bi-lingual applicants, Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply. Self Help an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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