241 Stafford Drive North Lethbridge, Alberta T1H 3T6 | Phone: (403)380-2569 | Fax: (403)327-6775

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On-Call/Relief Childcare Cook

POSITION SUMMARY:

The On-Call/Relief Childcare Cook is responsible for providing cover/relief for the Childcare Cook during personal leave, annual leave, training, and professional development opportunities. The On-Call/Relief Childcare Cook will preparing and distribute a nutritious meal and two snacks daily for approximately 30-40 children. This position is also responsible for the cleanliness of the kitchen and equipment while ensuring the policies and procedures of Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society. The On-Call/Relief Childcare Cook oversees operations of the food program while in the Centre, including hygiene, preparation, food distribution to rooms and all kitchen operations; ensures adherence to child-care food guidelines and all public health regulations.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Follow all organizational policies of Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society and prepare nutritious meals/snacks for enrolled children; prepares substitute items for children with restricted diets

  • Prepare, cook and distribute food that has been planned for by the Childcare Cook

  • Ensure meals and snacks are prepared and delivered according to program schedule

  • Practices safe food handling techniques in food preparation and storage, inhibit food spoilage/waste

  • Maintains a safe and sanitary kitchen, pantry and storage areas; washes items used for food preparation.

  • Maintain tidiness, wipe down counters and tables, do dishes and laundry as needed.

  • Perform physical labor as required including lifting heavy objects, cleaning, and standing for long periods of time, etc.

  • Maintain confidentiality of all information related to children, families and staff at all times.

 

REPORTING LINE: The position is directly accountable to the Early Intervention Team Leader.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Food Safety Certification, combination of education and experience (1+ years)

  • Alberta Childcare Certification (Assistant), or willing to obtain

  • Ability and experience working with Indigenous children and families

  • Awareness and understanding of Indigenous culture and barriers

  • First Aid/CPR, an asset

  • Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector

  • Child and Youth Information Module

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, positive communication

  • References (2)

 

All potential applicants are required to submit a Criminal Records Check (6 months), Child and Youth Information Module (6 months), and provide two (2) references, cover letter and resume as a part of their application package.

Screening Criteria: Please be advised that in order to be considered for the position applicants must submit a complete application package and clearly indicate how they meet criteria. Failure could result in elimination from hiring pool.

All potential applicants are required to submit a Criminal Records Check, Child and Youth Information Module, and provide two (2) references, cover letter and resume as a part of their application package.

Screening Criteria: Please be advised that in order to be considered for the position applicants must clearly indicate how they meet criteria. Failure could result in elimination from hiring pool.

 

Submit complete package to:

 

Opokaa’sin Early Intervention Society

241 Stafford Drive North, Lethbridge, AB T1H 2A5

ATT: Human Resources

Email:  humanresources@opokaasin.org

Phone:  (403) 380-2569  |  Fax:  (403) 327-6775