Nutrition Assistant JobCharlotte, NC

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Why You'll Love This Job

At Thompson, we believe in providing a rich environment for growth and learning in a manner that works for you. We offer a meaningful and inspiring culture where you will make friends and form relationships with residents and other staff.

We has an immediate opportunity for Nutritional Assistant staff. This is a wonderful opportunity for a personable applicant to build lasting, meaningful relationships with residents in a stable, warm environment with a steady, predictable schedule.

Why join us?

Thompson Child & Family Focus is the leading provider of clinical and prevention services for children and families across the Carolinas and Florida. The Charlotte, NC-based, nationally accredited nonprofit agency empowers children and families through therapy, education, and prevention-based care. Thompson has multiple campuses specializing in clinical and behavioral treatment, developmental education, and proactive care.

We offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees, including:
  • Health Benefits (medical, dental, and vision insurance options)
  • 401K Retirement
  • Paid Time Off
  • Multiple pathways for upward mobility within the agency
  • High quality technology for staff including iPhones, Tablets & Laptops
  • Performance based bonuses
  • Paid Time Off specific for Volunteerism in the community


Maintain the highest standard of cleanliness of the SPL Nutrition Service areas by following established procedures each day. Assist the Nutrition Coordinator in the preparation of meals and be effective and efficient.

Overview of Responsibilities:
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen, stock room, refrigerator, freezer, dish wash area and all equipment utilized in the preparation and distribution of food including weekly cleaning duties. 
  • Maintain cleanliness of floors in accordance with or exceeding the regulations of the North Carolina Department of Child Care and Environmental Health and Sanitation. 
  • Setup, help prepare and deliver food etc. to meeting/trainings as needed. 
  • Assist the Nutrition Coordinator to prepare and delivery meals and snacks to clients. 
  • Portion out food and deliver to cottages at appropriate meal and snack times. 
  • Collect and clean all dishes, pots, pans etc. for next meal or pick up. 
  • Maintain all condiments, juice, milk etc. as needed in cottages. 
  • Maintain food service garbage disposal and collection areas in accordance with Environmental Health and Sanitation regulation. 
  • Collect and clean all dishes, pots, pans etc. for next meal or pick up. 
  • Attend required training as needed. 
  • Ability to work as a team by assisting the Nutrition Coordinator when your own work load allows. 
  • Perform other such duties as assigned. 

Skills & Qualifications


  • Experience in the field of commercial food preparation; experience in service to pre-school, elementary school, and teen-age population preferred.
  • A minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite application software 
  • A valid NC driver’s license, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are required. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test, and an extensive background check is required
Hourly Rate: $13-$15

Thompson Child & Family Focus prefers proof of a COVID-19 vaccination as a part of the background screening and credentialing process for applicants.
Thompson is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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