Thursday, December 23, 2010

Job Listing - Nutrition Aide - Head Start

Nutrition Aide - Head Start

Job Description
Basic Function:
Responsible for food services at assigned site. Heat and prepare meals for children, washing dishes and utensils.

• Under direction, ensure that the activities of this position and relevant programs are consistent with the mission, vision and values of the Secretariat for Catholic Charities Health and Human Services.
• Heat and serve meals. Ensure meal substitutions for children with documented allergies or medical conditions are available and adhered to. Assist in preparation of food as needed.
• Wash and clean all dishes, tables and other utensils; sweep and clean under eating areas daily.
• Maintain food service area and keep refrigerator, stoves and microwave clean and free of clutter at all times.
• Wear a hair net and apron at all times while on duty.
• Attend nutrition meetings and other trainings as required.
• Complete a food monitor form and submit to office weekly.
• Take temperature of refrigerator and food at least once a day and record on temperature control sheet.
• Provide nutrition education experience for children.
• Assist teaching staff in maintaining staff/child ratios as needed.
• Obtain Standard First Aid, CPR, Communicable Disease and Child Abuse Training and keep undated every three years; administer first aid as needed.
• Participate in fire, storm and tornado drills when present; attend at least one site meeting per quarter.
• Participate in the recruitment of children for the Head Start program.
• Perform all other duties as assigned or directed.

• Combination of education and experience normally represented by a High School Diploma or equivalent.
• Previous experience in food service and human services setting preferred.
• Medical statement signed by physician or certified nurse practitioner required.
• Parent (Past or Present) with knowledge of Head Start and desire to succeed preferred.
• Must be able to relate and work well with Supervisors, Staff, Children and Parents.
• Must have good oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Must be able to effectively and productively work with people of very diverse economic, cultural and administrative background.
• Good working knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office preferred.
• Final applicant is required to be fingerprinted to complete background check.

Education Level: High School/G.E.D.

Apply: http://www.careerboard.com/job/1012369-Nutrition-Aide-_-Head-Start.aspx

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