Center Cook: Part-Time

Website Milton Family Community Center

Milton Family Community Center is hiring a Part-Time Center Cook to provide high quality, nutritious meals for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old in alignment with federal and state childcare nutrition standards and program requirements.


  • Meal preparation
    -Prepare appropriate and highly nutritious meals, and deliver meals and snack on-time to corresponding classrooms/programs daily.
    -Plan, prepare, and shop for monthly menus that are aligned with CACFP requirements, and considers current student enrollment
    -Maintain a clean, organized kitchen that minimizes waste including composting. Participate in Farm to School programming and support efforts to source local, fresh food for meals
    -Support Community Center operations generally as assigned
  • Communicate with
    -Child Care Director- regarding any concerns, issues, or questions of food program needs
    -Early Childcare and MASK program Teachers- regarding classroom and/or individual student food and allergy needs
    -Concrete services coordinator and other administrative staff as needed, especially regarding incorporation of nutrition in the classroom, garden management, and collaboration with the food shelf
  • CACFP and ServeSafe Compliance
    -Adhere to the NAEYC Code of Ethics and MFCC Policies and Procedures Manual
    Maintain annual required professional development training hours to include CACFP and submit appropriate documentation via BFIS, as required by VT licensing regulations and NAEYC requirements
    Monthly training for food prep, portion sizes, new menu ideas, etc.
  • Requirements
    -At least 18 years old with high school diploma/GED AND 1-2 years experience with commercial food preparation and planning.
  • Nice To Haves
    -Comfort and experience working with children
  • Benefits
    -Opportunity to join a dedicated, passionate team driving real impact in the community!
    -Compensation based upon education and experience.
    -Childcare discount of 60% for employees, pending availability of a slot.
    -On-going, personalized professional development opportunities.
    -Employee Assistance Program.

This position is not eligible for insurance benefits.

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