York, PA
Salary: $10.00 /hour

To ensure the compliance of the performance standards in the preparation, storage, and
clean-up of meals provided by Crispus Attucks Early Learning Center, the Cook implements the cycle menu, purchases and prepares food, completes Child and Adult Care Food Program paperwork and coordinates lunch for students of the Crispus Attucks Charter School.

About Crispus Attucks

Crispus Attucks Association is a nonprofit organization with more than 85 rich years of service in York County. Our mission is to provide education services, human services, community development, and affordable housing that enhance the quality of life for a diverse population.

About Crispus Attucks Early Learning Center

Our nationally and state accredited early education center has served families in York County for more than 75 years. We guide staff, families, and children to whatever path the child needs to achieve his or her greatness. Our special activity spaces, like our art, music, indoor/outdoor play areas, help encourage children to be life-long learners.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Clean and maintain kitchen including all storage areas to exceed Department of Health Standards
  • Maintain safe preparation and safe storage of all food service supplies
  • Prepare meals based upon daily attendance and prepare classroom serving carts
  • Meals include breakfast, lunch and supplement snack for Child Care and Charter School
  • Meals must meet guidelines as established by CACFP– Child and Adult Food Care Program
  • Maintain health and safety regulations for upkeep of oven, refrigerators and freezers
  • Maintain kitchen, food and food storage areas in clean and orderly manner
  • Must do all required and requested paperwork
  • Do all ordering of food and food supplies if needed
  • May have to make trips to purchase food needed for the day/week
  • Prepare snacks for meetings as requested
  • Incorporate classroom nutritional curriculum as requested by Director
  • Attend kitchen staff meetings
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Will include working with other affiliate groups using kitchen for special events

Qualifications and Skills

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • ServSafe Certification
  • Experience with food preparation for quantity cooking
  • Knowledge of nutritional needs of children ages 3 month – 12 years
  • Knowledge of nutritional needs of young adults ages 17 – 22 years
  • Dependability
  • Current Health physical, PPD (TB), Drug screen
  • Clearances are required for Criminal, Child Abuse and FBI
  • Written references are required

Physical Demands

  • Frequent walking and standing
  • Occasional bending, stooping, twisting, reaching and grasping
  • Lifting up to 25 pounds

To apply, send letter of interest, resume, and a copy of required clearances. Position requires pre-employment physical test, drug test, and PPD (TB) test.


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