Head Start/Early Head Start

Reports to

Child Development Center (CDC) Supervisor

Job Summary

Under general supervision and in accordance with established program standards, Local, State and Federal regulations that govern food and nutrition services, prepare, distribute and serve daily meals and snacks to young children (infants/toddlers/preschool) based on established menus; maintain a compliant kitchen environment to achieve 100% compliance during announced and unannounced inspections; assist staff in carrying out special nutrition projects; operate and clean standard kitchen equipment, appliances and utensils; wash dishes and pans; maintain proper kitchen sanitation, food and supply storage; conduct general record keeping and maintain inventory; track and report daily meals and snacks served; prepare and submit food and milk reports and orders; receive and stock food and milk deliveries; attend staff meetings, trainings and workshops; perform other related duties as assigned.


Must have High School Diploma or GED with a minimum of six (6) months demonstrated experience of institutional food preparation or equivalent combinations of training and/or experience. Knowledge of food preparation methods, procedures, equipment and supplies; safety practices and procedures, sanitary standards for food preparation, record keeping and office procedures and basic nutrition concepts; must have a valid State of Ohio Driver’s License and transportation; computer literacy. 

Pay Rate

$13.57 per hour (Level 5)


Paid Holidays, medical, dental and other benefits

Posting Dates 

09/01/2021 - Continuous until filled

Send Resume/Application to:

Community Action Akron Summit 
Human Resources Department
55 East Mill Street, Akron, Ohio 44308
Or, E-mail resume to resumes@ca-akron.org

NO PHONE CALLS. Applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications/resumes are kept on file for 6-months.

Equal Opportunity Employer