Services for the Underserved

  • Nutritionist

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Homeless Services
    Regular Part-Time
  • Position Overview

    Provides nutritional consultation to the food service manager in order to assure shelter menu’s meet the Department of Health food standards and are appropriate for residents with various dietary restrictions.  

    • Manages ongoing nutrition services that meet the needs of the client population by valuating client nutritional needs at the facility.
    • Actively participates in the interdisciplinary patient care process providing recommendations and education based on nutrition expertise.
    • Researching the effects of nutrition on health and fitness
    • Remains abreast of current research in areas of expertise through networking and continuing education activities.
    • Collaborate with the Food Service Manager on nutritional management for clients.
    • Assists on menu preparation.
    • Reviews menus to assure they are in alignment with the NYC DOH food standards.
    • Assures nutritional guidelines are met for all clients with special food needs.


    Hours: This is a consulting position which requires approximately 5 hours per week. 



    • Baccalaureate degree in Nutrition or related field from an accredited college. Master’s degree
    • Active Registered Dietitian (R.D.) with the American Dietetic Association.
    • Minimum of two years of experience.
    • This position requires in depth clinical nutrition knowledge and the ability to work independently and effectively within the care environment.



    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island.


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