Food Management Aide

Advise low-income family members how to plan, budget and store foods.
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Salary Range
$19,000 – $45,000

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What do Food Management Aides do?

Advises low-income family members how to plan, budget, shop, prepare balanced meals, and handle and store food, following prescribed standards: Advises clients of advantages of food stamps, how to obtain stamps, and use of stamps during shopping trips. Transports clients to shopping area, using automobile. Observes clients’ food selections. Recommends alternate economical and nutritional food choices. Observes and discusses meal preparation. Suggests alternate methods of food preparation. Assists in planning of food budget, utilizing charts and sample budgets. Advises clients on preferred methods of sanitation. Consults with supervisor concerning programs for individual families. Maintains records concerning results of family visits.

Should I be a Food Management Aide?

You should have a bachelor's degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Food Management Aide

    Most Food Management Aides have a Master's degree or a Bachelor's degree. Start by getting your Bachelor's degree. Chart?chd=s:ipk9ja&chl=no+college+%2826%25%29|certificate+%2812%25%29|associate%27s+%288%25%29|bachelor%27s+%2847%25%29|master%27s+%287%25%29|&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,26,47
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