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3.13.24

Bilingual Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

About Us

God’s Love We Deliver, a nonsectarian organization, is the New York metropolitan area’s leading provider of life-sustaining meals and nutrition counseling for people living with severe illnesses. Begun as an HIV/AIDS service organization, today God’s Love provides for people living with more than 200 individual diagnoses. God’s Love cooks and home delivers the specific, nutritious meals a client’s severe illness and treatment so urgently require. Meals are individually tailored for each client by one of our Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, and clients have access to unlimited nutrition counseling. God’s Love supports families by providing meals for the children and senior caregivers of our clients. All of our services are provided free of charge to clients.

About the Role:

The Department of Nutrition Services supports the mission and goals of God’s Love We Deliver by designing nutritionally based meals for clients to eat, guiding clients to the right assortment of foods, and answering nutritional and general food questions. The Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) provides nutrition education and counseling to our clients, their families, and caregivers to address individual needs based on unique diagnoses. The RDN also provides outreach to hard-to-reach and under-served communities through nutrition workshops, and education materials, and works with our Culinary and Program Teams to ensure quality services.

  • Benefits: Excellent Health, Dental, and Vision insurance at low cost to employees. Option to enroll in pre-tax Commuter Transit, Flexible Spending Account, and Health Savings Account.
  • Retirement Savings Plan: 403B with up to a 2% match each pay period
  • Paid Time Off including
    • 15 Days of annual Paid Vacation Time Off in first year of employment, increasing with length of service
    • 12 days of annual Paid Sick Time
    • 10 paid holidays
  • Monday through Friday.
  • A rewarding work environment: Supporting our operations providing nutritious meals to New Yorkers living with severe illness.
  • A collaborative work environment: Everyone works together to contribute their talents and their ideas.
  • A fun work environment:  Periodic staff lunches and Happy Hours; an annual staff retreat to focus on team learning and team-building;  a fun Holiday Party to celebrate our staff
  • An inclusive work environment: Celebrating diversity, equity and accessibility, valuing the unique perspectives and life experiences that all employees bring to work.
  • This is a hybrid position allowing for some remote work and requiring regular in-office workdays.
  • This is a Full-Time exempt position, paying $64,000 – $74,000 annually.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assess nutritional status and develop comprehensive nutrition care plan for clients with a range of severe illnesses including HIV, cancer, and diabetes.
  • Plan and track dietary modifications to relieve specific nutrition-related symptoms associated with illnesses, prescription drugs, and food intake requirements and restrictions.
  • Provide outreach to hard-to-reach and under-served communities through nutrition and cooking workshops, lectures, and education materials.
  • Assist with research to build the Food as Medicine movement, and write and contribute to God’s Love publications.
  • Help guide interns in learning how to support clients living with severe illness.

About You:

You are highly self-motivated and empathetic, with a strong desire to provide support to clients living with a serious illness. You are looking for a collaborative, team-oriented environment, and you are energized by providing nutrition education to clients with varied medical conditions.

In addition, you meet the following requirements:

  • MS in Nutrition Science with an emphasis on community nutrition, public health and/or nutrition education.
  • A Minimum of two years related experience in the field of nutrition or dietetics.
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) – maintenance of current registration required.
  • Language Skills – Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Experience designing and facilitating nutrition education trainings in group settings, both in-person and virtually
  • Superior attention to detail.
  • Must be able to operate effectively as part of a team and independently.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Interested in Applying for this Role?