Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc. (HACAP) is a diverse, community-focused nonprofit dedicated to empowering and improving the lives of families living with the everyday barriers of poverty.

 

What we are proud to offer you:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Retirement Savings (IPERS and/or 403b) with generous company match
  • Paid time off and 9 company paid holidays
  • Short Term Disability
  • Basic Life and AD&D coverage
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Optional benefits: Flexible Spending, Long Term Disability, Voluntary Life, Voluntary Accident

POSITION GOAL

Position goal: The Cook is responsible for food preparation for the Head Start child care center.  

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SCHEDULE AND WAGE

Monday-Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm; $15.00 hourly.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  1. Responsible for food preparation according to provided menus, including special diets, using standardized recipes and quantity cooking techniques as well as commercially prepared foods.
  2. Maintains an organized and efficient food service operation.
  3. Follows requirements of funders and regulatory agencies related to foods served, required documentation and food safety and sanitation practices.
  4. Shares in the responsibility of food requisitioning and the purchasing process.
  5. Receives deliveries and reconciles delivery invoices.
  6. Assists classrooms with supervision of children on an incidental basis. 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  1. High School Diploma or GED, or working towards obtaining GED.
  2. One year of foodservice experience.

 

Skills

  1. Ability to read, comprehend, and implement procedures.
  2. Ability to use good judgment
  3. Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
  4. Ability to work with a diverse population
  5. Ability to relate to low-income people
  6. Strong organizational skills
  7. Ability to work effectively with age-appropriate activities in the classroom and relate with children in a positive way
  8. Detail orientated


EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

  1. Receive clearance by the Iowa Department of Human Services on child abuse and criminal checks prior to hire and resubmit every two (2) years.
  2. Pass a pre-employment health examination and subsequent health examinations every two (2) years thereafter.
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Phone: 319-393-7811 ext. 1014
Email: HResources@hacap.org

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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