Dietary Aide

Contract, Part-Time, Non-Bargaining Unit Position
Posted 1 year ago

Position Summary: 

Reporting to Manager and Supervisor of Nutrition and Dietary Services, the incumbent will prepare and serve food for the residents, maintain the highest quality standard of food production, cleanliness, and sanitation standard of work area and equipment. 


Main Duties: 

  • Prepare, serve meals to residents. 
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standard of all kitchen equipment. 
  • Notify Supervisor / Cook if food / supply inventory is low. 
  • Receive, label, store, and check food and supplies in proper storage areas. 
  • Prepare food, snack, and dessert for regular, texture modified and therapeutic diets. 
  • Ensure foods served are palatable and at right temperature with the right portion sizes served. 
  • Prepare dining areas by setting tables, filling condiment containers and delivering food to tables as necessary. 
  • Report safety hazards immediately to the supervisor. 
  • Clean up dining room, wash equipment, collect and remove garage from kitchen. 
  • Follow the assigned daily cleaning and work activity schedule. 
  • Attend staff meetings, committee meetings and in-service training as required. 
  • Assist in updating residents’ nutritional information as assigned. 
  • Assist in maintaining records for the dietary operation. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 




  • Food handler certificate
  • Institutional, health care, restaurant, or hospitality food service experience
  • Or one of the following qualifications:
    – students hired on a seasonal or part-time basis, who have successfully completed a food handler training program;
    – persons who meet the qualifications as cook; or
    – persons who have a post-secondary diploma in food and nutrition management or a post-secondary degree in food and nutrition
  • Other education requirements are specified in the Fixing Long-Term Care Act, 2021
  • Experience working in long-term care / health care setting, institutional, health care, restaurant, or hospitality food service;
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Bilingual in Chinese (Cantonese or Mandarin) preferred.
  • Able to lift 25 pounds.
  • Able to pull / push 500-pound food warming cart.
  • Long periods of standing, walking and repeated bending

Note: We thank all candidates for their interests. However, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  No telephone calls please. 



Disclaimer: Mon Sheong Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If contacted for an employment opportunity or testing, please advise Human Resources if you require accommodation.