Nutrition Coordinator

Website United Way of Central Alabama, Inc.

United Way has a rich history in helping neighborhoods and communities in Central Alabama. It began as a cooperative action to address our city’s human services problems.

Coordination of the Area Agency on Aging (AAA) of Jefferson County’s Nutrition Program. Involves planning,

program development, implementation and operations of senior centers throughout Jefferson County. Supervises congregate and homebound reporting requirements. Follows guidance and direction from Alabama Department of Senior Services.


  • Plans, organizes and coordinates activities of the AAA Nutrition Program
  • Trains senior center staff and volunteers to ensure proper standards are met in meal service, programming and reporting
  • Regularly visits senior centers to conduct evaluations, assess problems and formulate strategies for more effective operation
  • Ensures all contracts with Senior Citizen centers are executed each fiscal year
  • Liaison with the food vendor in ordering meals and problem resolution
  • Supervises Nutrition Program Staff
  • Reviews reports received from senior centers; compiles weekly, monthly and quarterly reports
  • Monitors programs and evaluates outcomes
  • Provides information and referral service to clients as requested and works as team member with ADRC
  • Participates in Community Initiatives Continuous Quality Improvement Plan
  • Oversees nutrition enrollments by senior center managers and monitor nutrition enrollments for in-home meals
  • Other duties as assigned


Knowledge & Skills

  • Extensive knowledge of local, State and Federal legislation and programs related to the work of the Area Agency on Aging to include the Older American’s Act as Amended
  • Considerable knowledge of health and nutrition needs of older adults
  • Working knowledge of food service management. Will be required to be Serve Safe Certified.
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Good working keyboard skills with ability to quickly learn and use computer programs needed
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with senior center personnel, employees, service delivery agencies and the public
  • Ability to analyze research data and formulate plans based on that data


Master’s Degree in related field preferred (MPA, MSW, MBA, etc.)

Minimum of 3 years of progressively responsible administrative, supervisory and case management experience



Valid Alabama driver’s license

Reliable transportation

Proof of automobile insurance commensurate with State law

Background checks to include but not limited to criminal record, drug screen, and TB test

Normal office environment with occasional overtime and travel throughout the state