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YMCA of Greater Boston
Boston, MA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Title: Nutritionist

Reports to: Senior Director of Nutrition Education, Partnerships, and Warehouse Operations

Location: 370 McClellan Highway, East Boston

Classification: Part time

YMCA of Greater Boston Nutritionist

The YMCA of Greater Boston is dedicated to improving the health of mind, body and spirit of individuals and families in our communities. We welcome men and women, boys and girls of all incomes, faiths and cultures. The YMCA is a year-round food sponsor that provides meals to different sites throughout the city. We are a United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) sponsor of the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP). To assist us in meeting our mission and goals, the YMCA is seeking a part-time Nutritionist to join our team.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The Nutritionist role is responsible for overseeing menus for the SFSP and CACFP to maintain compliance under the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) and USDA guidelines.
  • This role is also responsible for designing and implementing a nutrition curriculum for youth utilizing the food program menus.
  • The Nutritionist will work closely with Registered Dietitian, partner sites, youth, and families. Strong communication and coordination skills with partners and community members are integral in this role.
  • This position reports to the Director of Nutrition Education, Partnerships, and Warehouse Operations.

Administration & Management:

  • Oversee menus for SFSP and CACFP program and ensure menus are meeting DESE and USDA guidelines. Coordinate with meal vendors if menu adjustments need to be made.
  • Design and implement direct education services garnered towards youth in the Greater Boston Area, other YMCA programs, and partners.
  • Create and administer education curriculum for adults and families.
  • Implement education curriculum and programming at after school programs, early education centers, summer food sites throughout the Greater Boston area.
  • Coordinate with partners to host educational trainings for youth, partner site staff, and families.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree from a four-year accredited college.
  • 1-2 years experience in nutrition education.
  • Ability to build strong relationships and work effectively with a wide variety of people.
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Experience and comfort with public speaking and presentations.
  • Interest and willingness to collaborate with exercise professionals to teach participants about the connections between nutrition and exercise.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs and stand for most of the workday.
  • Must be motivated, energetic, punctual, responsible, and exhibit a positive attitude to be an excellent role model for staff members and partners.
  • Considerable skill to build external partnerships.
  • Demonstrated respect for the teaching, learning, and evaluation process.
  • Appreciation of equity, diversity, inclusion, and promotion of multi-cultural awareness.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes days/evenings/weekends as needed by the department.
  • Attentive to detail and able to work independently.
  • Must be highly motivated and possess a positive attitude towards the YMCA, character development and mission.

Why Work at the Y?

The YMCA of Greater Boston is an incredible place to have a fulfilling career or enjoy part-time employment — all while we are supporting and strengthening our communities, because our community is our cause. When you join us in your career here, you can look forward to:

  • Developing your leadership skills in a caring, challenging & diverse working environment.
  • Exploring a wide range of opportunities as you learn new skills and functions.
  • Shaping the future of young children while making a difference each day for our communities and each other.
  • Engaging in YMCA career training programs and working alongside those who have the same passion.
  • A healthy work/life balance.

YMCA of Greater Boston


Boston, MA
02115 USA



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