Join the CEDARS Team

At CEDARS, we recognize the value of everyone’s contributions in helping children find safe and enduring family relationships. The talent, passion, and dedication that each employee brings to our efforts increases our ability to succeed.

If you share our commitment to helping children and building stronger families, you may find that CEDARS is the right place for you. Our employees find deep satisfaction here, from our emphasis on maintaining a work/life balance to the comprehensive employee benefit program that helps our employees stay healthy and feel secure.

Nutrition Specialist III, CEDARS Pioneers Center and Life Skills Programs (Lincoln, NE)

CEDARS Pioneers Center and Life Skills programs, located at 6601 Pioneers Blvd., serves adolescents ages 13-18 in day/evening reporting and emergency shelter services. Nutritious meals are provided seven days a week, 365 days a year. CEDARS is seeking a Nutrition Specialist III that is a self-motivated, positive person with strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize to meet deadlines. This position will be responsible for menu and meal preparation, meal service, order placement, inventory control, maintain budgetary guidelines, accurately complete USDA documentation, maintain a clean work environment of all food and dining areas and appliances, conduct weekly visits to Food Bank and additional tasks as required. This position must stay in compliance with the Nebraska Food Code and USDA National School Lunch (NSLP) standards. Applicant must have a high school diploma or GED. College-level coursework in nutrition and food preparation and knowledge of menu planning are preferred. This position requires a valid driver's license with a good driving record as well as have, or obtain within 30 days, a Level III Food Protection Manager's permit. Must be detail-orientated, self-directed and flexible; possess excellent communication skills, along with the ability to complete multiple tasks with minimal supervision. Must possess the ability to work under the direction of several staff and have concrete problem-solving skills. Schedule: Monday through Friday 8a-5p.