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Center for Human Services Cook/Support Staff in El Dorado Springs, Missouri

Cook/Support Staff

Full time

El Dorado Springs, MO

Cedar County

The Center for Human Services (CHS) has provided exceptional opportunities for Missouri citizens with intellectual and developmental disabilities since 1955.CHS provides programs and services to assist individuals with disabilities and their families to meet their goals, and experience their best lives while living, working, playing, and becoming a part of their communities. As an organization, we are leaders in excellence, we have a steadfast commitment to solutions, we respect all differences, abilities, and similarities in our employees and clients, and we advocate autonomy!


The Cook/Support Staff, plans, budgets, prepares, cooks, and serves a variety of cafeteria style meals for all children and staff. Additionally, this position supports classrooms by assisting in implementing developmentally appropriate activities that support childrens development and ensure health and safety.


Plan menus in conjunction with the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Lead Cook monthly to

  • Provide daily United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) CACFP approved nutritional meals
  • Determine meal prices based on calculations of ingredients and costs to prepare
  • Estimate quantities needed ensure appropriate quantities for attendance
  • Order groceries and shop for groceries based on most economical choices
  • Receive, stock, and rotate groceries and supplies
  • Prepare, cook, and serve meals adhering to recipes and nutritional and sanitation guidelines
  • Operate a variety of standard kitchen equipment and utensils
  • Document and submit documentation of food usage and expenditures to CACFP Lead Cook according based on established deadlines
  • Appropriately store foods according to CACFP and Sanitation guidelines
  • Maintain a clean, safe kitchen, adhering to sanitation regulations
  • Inspect and clean equipment and utensils, requisitioning equipment and materials as needed
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings and trainings, including but not limited to USDA CACFP trainings
  • Utilizes UKG Ready system to clock in and out and transfer time correctly; submitting change requests if needed
  • Adjusts and makes appropriate accommodations for children/staff with food allergies or other special needs related to foods/nutrition
  • Completes training as stated by CHS policy HRD-P-022 - Training
  • Responsible for promoting a positive Safety Culture is expected and necessary to make CHS a safe place in which to work. Safe work practices and policies for this position shall be reviewed and strictly followed.
  • Demonstrates respect for the capabilities, backgrounds and cultural differences of families, children, co-workers, and the public consistent with trauma informed practices
  • Assists in implementing a routine of developmentally appropriate activities which support childrens social,
  • physical, cognitive, ATL and language development
  • Helps maintain ratios while providing coverage in the classroom
  • Assists in implementing a developmentally appropriate early childhood program, consistent with accreditation
  • and performance standards
  • Helps prepare materials and classrooms for early care and learning
  • Supports general task such as but not limited to laundry and common area cleaning
  • Support general childcare task for evening parent meeting and policy council meetings


  • High school diploma or High School Equivalency Test (GED/HiSET) or2 years ofexperience and/or formal training in cafeteria operations and/or safety and sanitation regulations relative to food service operations.


  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal.
  • Strong computer skills


  • Previous experience and/or formal training i cafeteria operations and/or safety and sanitation regulations relative to food service operations
  • Knowledge of UKG platform, Child Plus, MO kitchen sanitation regulations, Head Start Performance standard


  • Must provide proof of valid drivers licenses and proof of personal valid vehicle insurance
  • Medical exam and TB Assessment is required prior to hire and again every 5 years
  • Background screening to include fingerprinting is required prior to hire and again every 5 years

BENEFITS:CHS offers best-in-industry benefits.Click here to view our Benefits guide for more details

SHIFT:FT (35 hrs/wk) TBD


Center for Human Services/Chariton Valley Association provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This statement applies throughout the life cycle of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at 660-826-4401 ext. 553 or 660-665-1111 ask for HR.