• Concordia Place Food Service Worker

    Posted: 03/20/2022

    Why Join Concordia Place? Do you want to positively impact children's growth? Interested in teaching a fun and purposeful play-based curriculum? What about working with qualified teachers in beautiful indoor and outdoor play areas? If the answer is a resounding yes, then Concordia Place is right for you! Founded in 1981, Concordia Place is a vibrant mission driven organization providing multigenerational programs including early learning, after-school, and teen leadership for Chicago communities. Our centers are located in the Avondale, Ravenswood, North Center and Old Irving Park neighborhoods, with plans to expand into Albany Park fall 2022. While we are diverse, we are united by our mission to create involved communities where all our neighbors can gather, learn, and grow. Concordia believes everyone deserves opportunity, and that it is best served when it is broadly inclusive. Our Guiding Principles • Faith in Action • A Place of Yes • A Place for All • A Place of One • A Place of Excellence Food Service Worker This is a full-time position at Concordia Place on Whipple. The Food Service worker plans and implements weekly menus for the child care program. Responsibilities • Plan menu using the State guidelines • Prepare weekly shopping list using cost effective sources • Shop for Groceries and supplies once per week or as necessary • Putting groceries away • Submitting invoices to Director - upon returning from the store • Food preparation, following State Health Standards • Serve snacks and lunch to each classroom • Cleaning of all dishes, pots, pans, utensils etc. • Keeping the kitchen clean and orderly • Updating and posting corrected menus weekly • Report any maintenance/equipment issues relating to the kitchen • Ensure proper meals are delivered to children with allergies, medical concerns, or specific diets • Maintain food service, refrigerator, and dishwasher logs • Wipe down and clean food service carts at the end of each day • Ensure all food kept in the refrigerator is labeled with name and date, if necessary, and remove any expired items • Maintain a peanut-free kitchen • Other duties as necessary or assigned by the Program Directors Qualifications • Must have: Bilingual in Spanish and English • Food Preparation and Sanitation Training • Ability to lift 25 pounds Salary, Perks and Benefits • Salary Range: $15.50 - $16.50 per hour • Signing bonus of $1,000 for full-time if you join before March, 31, 2022! Concordia Place offers a generous compensation and benefits package to employees. Here is an overview of the many perks of working at Concordia Place: • 403b Retirement Savings Plan (with an Employer Match) • Vacation Days • Sick Days • Medical insurance • Life insurance • Dental insurance • Vision insurance • Long-term disability insurance • 10 holidays off per year • Employee Referral program • Childcare tuition discount for employees • Quarterly in-service days and professional development resources for teaching staff



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