Head Start Center Cook/Maintenance- College Street Early Learning Center
Burlington, VT Champlain Valley Head Start
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Head Start is a federally-funded, national child and family development program which provides comprehensive services for pregnant women, children from birth to age five, and their families. Services for children promote school readiness, and include early education, health, nutrition, mental health, and services for children with special needs. Services for parents promote family engagement, and include parent leadership and social service supports.

As Center Cook / Maintenance, you will work in an outcomes-oriented, team environment, and will prepare and serve high quality meals and be an integral part of cleaning the center to meet state, federal, and program requirements. Please view our job description: Center Cook/Maintenance


High school diploma; 1–3 years related experience, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired; ServSafe certified or certification must be obtained within sixty calendar days of hire; knowledge of nutritional requirements and nutritional content of food; basic knowledge of cleaning and maintenance supplies and required usage as needed; a commitment to social justice and to working with families with limited financial resources; effective verbal and written communication (bilingual abilities a plus!), documentation, documentation and record-keeping skills; valid driver’s license, clean driving record and access to reliable transportation; physical ability to carry out required tasks, and a can-do, extra-mile attitude.

25 hours/week, approximately 42 weeks/year (based on school calendar). Starting wage upon completion of 60-working day period: $20.29/hour. Health plan and excellent benefits.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and three work references with your application. CVOEO/Head Start is interested in candidates who can contribute to our diversity and excellence. Applicants are encouraged to include in their cover letter information about how they will further this goal.

Salary Description
$19.60 - $20.29/hr