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Cassia Dietary Aide- Part-Time, Entry-level in Des Moines, Iowa

Valley View Village, our 79-bed campus, is currently seeking self-motivated, energetic Part-Time Dietary Aides to join our team! In this entry-level role, you will gain valuable knowledge and experience by serving our residents, employees, and family members? meals. Our ideal candidate meets strict deadlines and thrives in a fast-paced environment. Safety is our number one priority. Staff are provided with personal protective equipment.

No experience is needed for this position! We will train you! This is a great opportunity for students. This position is a rewarding way to earn a paycheck while learning valuable skills.

Join our fun loving team! Here at Valley View Village, we have a work hard, play hard mentality. We believe it is important to have a strong work ethic, but it is also very important to have fun at work! You'll often hear laughter fill our halls. We value our employees and take pride in recognizing their hard work. Staff enjoy a work/life balance, food discounts, and connecting with our amazing residents. Our building is conveniently located in a park-like setting on Des Moines? East side, near shopping centers, hospitals, medical providers and I-235. We would love for you to join our team today!

This is a Part-Time position working a varied schedule including every other weekend. Shift: Day/ Evening (No late nights!)

Learn more about working here as a Dietary Aide:


  • Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • On-site Parking

  • Retirement with employer match

  • Competitive wages with credit for experience!

  • Work with an amazing team with decades of experience!

Dietary Aide responsibilities:

  • Provide excellent customer service to residents, staff, and families.

  • Work within the department to provide quality and nutritious meals and service to residents.

  • Assist with food preparation and serving meals to residents.

  • Help maintain a clean and sanitary dietary department.

  • Wash dishes and clean the kitchen and dining rooms.

  • Assist residents, employees, and guests with a broad range of dietary needs.

Dietary Aide skills and requirements:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines.

  • Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.

  • Excellent customer service and hospitality skills.

  • Basic math skills.

  • Selected candidates will be required to pass a background check.

Bonus points for...

  • Previous healthcare or restaurant experience.

About Us:

As a continuum of care campus, we offer independent living, assisted living, long term care, and skilled nursing care including speech, physical and occupational therapies. We have plenty of opportunities for growth!

We take pride in providing compassionate care to our residents by focusing on our 8 pillars of excellence (Compassion, Integrity, Excellence, Innovation, Stewardship, Unity, Respect, and Collaboration). Apply today to make a difference in the lives of those we serve!

Cassia, an affiliation between Augustana Care and Elim Care, is a Christian mission organization with over 200 years of combined experience caring for those in need. We strive to inspire residents to live the lives that are most fulfilling to them. We take pride in the longevity of our management team and invite you to apply to learn more!

EOE/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled *A Drug Free Workplace *A Veteran Friendly Employer