Job Title:

Cook Aide


Starfish Family Services

Employment Type:

Part year/Part time

Job Description/ Duties:

  • Obtains necessary components of meal to meet CACFP regulations to ensure all daily food requirements are met.
  • Prepares and serves all food according to established guidelines.
  • Sanitize bowls, pans, utensils, work surfaces and other areas within the kitchen.
  • Portions food servings in accordance with CACFP guidelines.
  • Actively participates in menu planning.
  • Maintains records in accordance with specified guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Adheres to Head Start regulations and federal and state standards regarding food preparation and distribution.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, parents and children on CACFP program and Head Start performance standards as needed.
  • Ensures children with food restrictions have appropriate food substitutions.
  • Responsible for following CACFP documentation as it relates to the kitchen, menu, menu substitution log, menu as served, temperature logs for refrigerator, hot and cold food, attendance-meal attendance sheets and meal counts.
  • Maintains CACFP documentation at local site and submits required documentation for CACFP as assigned.
  • Ensures that all food substitutions are met and monitored.
  • Maintains CACFP documentation for current year plus previous 3 years
  • Maintains confidentiality as it relates to home and school environment.
  • Ensures site had snacks, i.e. pick up from main kitchen weekly.
  • Cooperates in any investigation related to personnel, licensing, accreditation or other circumstances.
  • Attends all agency and departmental meetings and training as required.
  • Performs other reasonable related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other management.
  • This position is for 30 hours per week.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
  • ServSafe certification preferred. Bilingual skills preferred.

Employer Info:

How to Apply:

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