Monday, December 11, 2023

Job Announcement : Food Program Specialist I

Do you have a desire to work with an organization whose goal and passion is to serve the community they represent? Would you enjoy working with childcare providers, conducting home visits to provide one-on-one orientation meetings, enrollments, and site visits? Are you interested in becoming a system expert with program software in order to assist providers and provide ongoing technical assistance and recruitment? This may be the position you’ve been waiting for.


Solano Family & Children’s Services creates connections for families and child care providers to support the healthy development of children for a thriving community. We hire individuals who have a strong work ethic and are looking for a career that supports our mission and impact in Solano County.


The Food Program Specialist (FPS) will recruit and enroll childcare providers to the Child and Adult Care Food Program. The FPS will be responsible for instructing providers on the program regulations, guiding them through the software that is used to track meals and attendance, and performing site visits with providers throughout each month. The FPS will also update a variety of forms and handouts.


Our ideal candidate is comfortable speaking in front of people with strong organizational and communication skills, both verbal and written.

• Some education and interest in nutrition or similar field, or equivalent combination of education and/or experience

• Experience working with child nutrition programs preferred

• Must be comfortable speaking in front of people in order to moderate discussions towards the CACFP

• Must be familiar with and have the ability to use computers

• Interpersonal skills with the ability to attract and maintain attention, break the ice, and shift the focus of participants

• Strong organizational skills

• Strong customer service skills

• Critical thinking skills

• Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel around the county several times throughout the month


Drug screen and background check required after offer of position. Full job description is available on our website at or request via email at Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

421 Executive Court North
Fairfield, CA 94534-4019
(707) 863-3950

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