Summary The position of Assistant Cook is one role in a large system of services provided to children and families. A strong food service program is important to supporting the goals of the program. This position is responsible for the ordering, preparing, serving and documentation of meals and snacks. It includes following menus and all phases of kitchen operations including inventory control. The position contributes to the smooth operations and functioning of the kitchen in adherence to health and food safety codes and the strict cleanliness of the kitchen and food service and storage areas. The Assistant Cook may prepare foods for infants and toddlers and/or preschool children following the USDA/CACFP standards. Position may involve reassignment to various kitchens/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.
As a front line representative of save the children the position holder is required to ensure the safety and security of children and families that he/she may come in contact with and represent the agency values of accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact
- Relevant experience in cooking and service.
- Strong team work and customer service orientation
- Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
- Organizational skills and overall cleanliness
- Satisfy criminal background checks including fingerprinting if required. Health exam and TB screen are required prior to first day of work.
Location: Morrilton, AR
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world. Join our dedicated and diverse staff in their work to improve the well-being of children everywhere.
Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more. We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.