Transitional Living Services of Northern New York


Transitional Living Services
of Northern New York

Administrative Office
482 Black River Parkway
Watertown, NY 13601

Behavioral Health and Wellness Center
7550 South State Street
Lowville, NY 13367

110 Ogden Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669


Maximizing Independence through Wellness

Nutrition Coordinator - Child & Youth Program

  • Job Tracking ID: 512424-849629
  • Job Location: Watertown, NY
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: March 17, 2023
  • Years of Experience: Not Applicable
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:


The Nutrition Coordinator is responsible for the planning and implementation of the dietary regime of the community residence. This includes planning of a healthy menu for all food consumption not limited to shopping for food, cooking/serving and oversight of the pantry stock. The Nutrition Coordinator will teach cooking skills to residents by group activity and individual hands-on cooperative teaching. They will also work with the RN to ensure the menu meets the age group dietary needs and also meets any resident’s specific dietary needs such as allergies or other food related ailments.


Monitors food inventory and expiration dates, including managing of refrigerator foods do not exceed expirations.

Creates the menu and shops for items.

Performs goal work related to nutrition and food consumption, food shopping, meal planning and cooking goals.

Prepares daily meals and snacks, including food preparation for weekends.

Provides training and healthy meal planning/cooking groups.

Participates with input in activities that will promote a healthy lifestyle.

With the guidance of the RN will closely monitor specific food requirements or needs for specific residents and be aware of allergies.

Other related duties as assigned.

Management has the right to add or change this position at any time.

Experience and Skills:


Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition or related field; Associates and/or comparable experience in nutrition and dietary planning considered. Additional skills, experience and/or training working with children/adolescents in the mental health field a plus.

Office: (315) 782-1777

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