Volunteers of America SW
  • 05-Oct-2017 to 31-Oct-2017 (PST)
  • El Centro, CA, USA
  • 11.50
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

About Us: For nearly 120 years Volunteers of America has been the charity to step forward and help the most vulnerable in communities across the United States. Volunteers of America, Southwest inspires hope through its ministry of service by providing individuals and families with the tools they need to improve their quality of life. We operate twenty- eight human service programs in the areas of education and social development of young children, treatment and rehabilitation, housing, veterans and aging services. Each year, more than 13,000 lives are changed through our services. Our programs are located in San Diego, Imperial, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.


Job Opportunity:

Under the direct supervision of the Principal and in partnership with teachers is responsible for the preparation, distribution and maintenance of food, cleaning cafeteria, and supervision of children at lunch.


 Job Requirements:

  • Minimum High School diploma or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of institutional cooking, valid food handler's card.
  • Ability to successfully pass fingerprints and criminal investigation screening.
  • Must have valid driver's license and must meet insurance guidelines established by the Corporation.
  • Food Handler, CPR/First Aid certified.
  • Ability to obtain a TB test and health screening and meet all pre-hiring requirements as defined in Title 22 and contract specifications.


Job Duties: 

  • Implements menu which has been reviewed and approved by licensed dietician.
  • Prepares and serves food, ensures proper cleaning of kitchen area.
  • Includes children and parents in assisting with preparation and clean up.
  • Maintains good sanitation and safety practices, including personal appearance and hygiene.
  • Submits orders for food and supplies in accordance with budget and menu.
  • Receives and maintains foods to assure quality and cost control.
  • Maintains proper storage and control of waste.
  • Keeps proper records - - purchases, inventory, meals served, etc.
  • Supervises maintenance of equipment, kitchen and dining areas.
  • Participates in food-related learning activities:
  • Uses classroom participation to introduce new foods and other food-related experiences to children.
  • Participates and assists in planning for parent nutrition and consumer education.
  • Uses available resources: commodity foods, milk program, community nutrition personnel, etc.
  • Fills in as associate teacher in the classroom to ensure ratio is maintained as directed by supervisor.
  • Reports suspected child abuse to supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned.


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