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Dietetic Technician - Bilingual

Job Details

Full Time
$28.00 - $35.00 Hourly

Position Overview

Organization Description

Food For Thought (FFT) is a nonprofit that provides comprehensive nutrition services to people in Sonoma County affected by serious medical conditions. Our services include weekly groceries, congregate meals, vitamins and supplements, and nutrition education. We are located in Forestville in a beautiful building surrounded by organic gardens. FFT operates with a staff of 31 and 600 volunteers. The values of community, healing, excellence, and kindness are deeply ingrained in the culture of the agency, which seeks to provide both food and love to our clients. We are committed to creating and maintaining a workplace that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion. We pride ourselves on an atmosphere with great comradery and collaboration. This position presents an exciting opportunity to contribute to a growing, thriving agency in a time of creative expansion and change.


General Description

The Dietetic Technician is a member of a 5 person Client Services Department. This position assists in administering and evaluating client-centered agency programs. The Dietetic Technician works collaboratively with the other team members and operations staff to ensure that clients are well-served, engaged, and benefit from our services and reports to the Client Services and Nutrition Director.



  • Conduct intakes (mostly over the phone, but some in person) and orient new clients in the history, spirit, policies and procedures of the food bank
  • Perform nutrition screening and refer to RDs as needed
  • Implement special diets and supplemental nutrition for clients as advised by the Registered Dietitians
  • Maintain electronic records including data entry, filing, and chart audits
  • Advocate for client concerns and needs
  • Case manage, track, and take grocery orders of special needs clients
  • Attend staff meetings and perform other duties as assigned


  • Ability to speak, read, and write fluently in English and Spanish
  • One year experience in a social services setting
  • Dietetic Technician, Registered or equivalent
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and multicultural sensitivity
  • Must be detail-oriented and well organized
  • Ability to work collaboratively and with initiative
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel and solid data entry skills
  • Ability to maintain compassion, composure, and a sense of humor in stressful situations
  • Valid California driver's license and vehicle insurance



Paid vacation and sick time, 13 paid holidays, employer-paid medical and dental coverage, employer-paid 403b retirement, and more.