Administrative Assistant - Nutrition

Job Description

Administrative Assistant - Nutrition

Peninsula Agency on Aging (PAA) is currently seeking an individual to serve as the Administrative Assistant to perform supportive work assisting the Nutrition Department providing nutrition services for those 60 years and older.


Peninsula Agency on Aging has been providing services that have enabled seniors to live independently since 1974. Our mission is to support the independence and quality of life of Peninsula residents, primarily 60 years and over, by advocating, arranging, or providing vital human services.

Core Competencies

Our staff value and model empathy and compassion, reliability, ability, respect for all, and communicating with kindness.

Key Responsibilities

As a Nutrition Administrative Assistant, you play an essential supporting role in the support and recreation of providing services to older adults who attend dining centers or receive home delivered meals. In this position you will collect daily nutrition records, tabulate and compile data, perform client reassessments, and provide technical support and assistance to nutrition department staff.

Essential Skills and Experience

We are looking for applicants with any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school. Applicants must be proficient with Microsoft Office and web-based data entry and possess a valid Virginia Driver’s License.


In addition to our highly accessible central location in Newport News, Peninsula Agency on Aging offers a competitive hourly rate, health benefits, vacation and sick leave, agency paid life insurance, 403b plans, and an inclusive work environment that is flexible, friendly, positive, and rewarding.

Hourly Rate: $14.31 Quasi Full-Time – 30 hours

Schedule: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Monday - Friday

Individuals age 60+ encouraged to apply.

Drug free workplace, Senior Friendly Workplace, AA/EOE

Please apply online at and select “About Us” then “Employment Opportunities.”

Type: Part-time
Pay: $14.31 per HOUR

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Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc

The mission of Peninsula Agency on Aging, Inc. is to support the independence and quality of life of Peninsula residents primarily 60 years and over by advocating, arranging, or providing vital human services.

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