Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are currently seeking a hourly Head Start Cook Aide to join our Midway Children’s Center and Learning and Wellness Team!
The Head Start Cook Aide assists the Head Start Cook with operation of the kitchen and servicing of meals in the Head Start program.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Responsible for operation of the kitchen and servicing of meals in the Head Start Program.
Preparation of food as assigned.
Maintains food sanitation standards and proper handling of food at all times.
General kitchen operations including cleanup, storage, rotation of stock, and operating institutional appliances.
Follow safety practices when using equipment and materials.
Sets up food carts for classrooms and delivers and removes on time.
Cleans kitchen after each meal; cleans dishes, utensils and cookware and runs dishwasher; sweeps and mops floors, removes garbage.
Meets all requirements of the Child and Adult Care Food Program, city, state and Head Start Performance standards.
Maintains records as assigned including production charts, temperature logs and inventory.
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Meets all requirements of the Child and Adult care food program.
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.