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Dietary Aide-Unscheduled Part Time

LifeScape Sioux Falls, SD

Job Description


This position is responsible to assist with meal services, for either children supported or employees, as part of the Food and Nutrition area at 26th Street in accordance with the organization’s Mission and Core Values, utilizing Person-Centered Practices.  



Assist with children’s meal services.

  • Serves meals in dining room.
  • Works with Dietitian for special meal plans.
  • Records meal count and other related records.
  • Logs temperature for all food served.
  • Generates computer labels.
  • Cleans food preparation equipment and work areas according to use, cleaning procedures, and established infection control policies.
  • Washes dishes and kitchen laundry.
  • Answers phone for dietary needs.

Dietary Aide

  • Assists in the preparation of food for daily meals.
  • Sets up trays for children’s meals.
  • Reads meal plans and portions the correct texture and liquid consistency for individual diets.
  • Prepares and provides snacks to meet specific dietary needs.
  • Assists in coordinating preparation of breakfast and lunch meals for residential and day students.
  • Prepares snacks, salads and desserts for regular and dysphasia diets.
  • Coordinates with cooking staff to ensure all food is prepared according to each child’s meal plan.
  • Receives, coordinates and communicates changes in meal plans or any identified child issues with Food and Nutrition staff, as well as residential and therapy staff.
  • Sets up trays and portions foods for meals and snacks.
  • Assists in training new staff.

Assist with employee meal services.

Employee Cafeteria

  • Prepares food; such as, salads, sandwiches and muffins, focusing on freshness and presentation.
  • Sets up and tears down salad bar.
  • Portions and dishes food.
  • Replenishes food throughout meal service times.
  • Maintains records for food temperatures.
  • Charges employees for their meals.
  • Cleans all food preparation equipment according to use and cleaning procedures and established infection control practices.
  • Washes dishes.
  • Answers phones.
  • Assists cook with caterings; sets up buffet lines for caterings.
  • Assists with developing new menu ideas.



High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred.  Must be at least 16 years of age for Dietary I position.  Prior institutional dietary experience is preferred.  

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Job Details

Date Posted May 8, 2018
Date Closes June 7, 2018
Address 2501 W 26th St
Located In Sioux Falls, SD
Job Type Part-time Employee
Hours 8-20 hours per week
Start Date Immediately
Positions Available 1
SOC Category 35-3041.00 Food Servers, Non-restaurant
Zipcode 57105
Name Nicole Jensen
Address 2501 W 26th Street
City, State and Zip Sioux Falls, SD 57105
Phone 605-444-9543

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