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Nutrition Aide (Part-Time) – Friendship Academy

The Watson Institute is hiring a part-time Nutrition Aide at Friendship Academy, a special education school for children ages 5 to 21 located 4 miles east of Pittsburgh in the Friendship neighborhood. This position will work Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Job Benefits

At the Watson Institute, we invest in our employees personally and professionally. Check out a few of the employee benefits you’ll receive as a Watson employee:

  • Company-provided life and AD&D insurance 
  • Paid time off based upon hours worked 
  • 403b retirement plan with employer contributions and match after 1 year of employment 
  • Ongoing professional development through continued education opportunities, training, and direct staff support

Learn more about what it’s like to work at the Watson Institute!

Employment Type: Part-time


  • Prepare and serve food daily for students and staff following established protocols
  • Maintain orderly, clean kitchen and service area within the Department of Health regulations
  • Provide support (preparation, serving and cleaning) for staff functions involving food service
  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certification in Food Safety by the Allegheny County Health Department
  • Ability to interact with a variety of staff and students
  • Ability to exert moderate physical effort in light work, typically involving some combination of bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, kneeling or brisk walking
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Current PA Act 34, 114 and 151 clearances