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Food Aide

Omaha Early Learning Centers Omaha, NE

Job Description

Omaha Early Learning Center at Kennedy is searching for an experienced individual to fill our vacancy for a Food Aide.
The Food Aide is responsible for preparing healthy meals for the children enrolled in the OELC program and for various Omaha Early Learning Center functions as required.

Some key responsibilities include:

  • Assists with the preparation of meals and snacks according to CACFP guidelines.
  • Maintains kitchen sanitation requirements through cleaning of utensils, dishes, and equipment on a scheduled basis.
  • Assists with activities of ordering, storing, and maintaining inventories of food products and kitchen chemicals.
  • Assists with preparation of paperwork associated with the nutrition program.
  • Launders center items as needed on a daily basis. 

Education and experience required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of work experience in similar position.
  • Training in quantity food preparation. Two or more years of job-related experience or training in institutional or hospital food service department (preferred).
  • Willingness to participate in food handlers training. 

Essential skills and abilities:

  • Knowledge and ability to assess product quality.
  • Knowledge of sanitation and hygiene.
  • Knowledge and ability to perform tasks independently and give necessary help and direction to other workers.
  • Ability to obtain First Aid and CPR certification.
  • Ability to communicate with others, both verbally and in writing. 
  •  Ability to lift, move and reposition objects and materials, frequently exerting force equal to lifting twenty-five (25) to fifty (50) pounds.

Omaha Early Learning Centers are proud to support their employees by offering COMPETITIVE PAYand EXCELLENT BENEFITS;

  • Vacation (12 days during 1st year)
  • Sick Pay (12 days during 1st year)
  • Paid Holidays (all 10 Federal + Thanksgiving Friday)
  • Paid week off between Christmas and New Year’s
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Long Term Disability, Life and Accidental Death Dismemberment Insurance
  • 403b Retirement Plan with 3% employer match beginning on your first day
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Continuing Education and Professional Development

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The Omaha Early Learning Centers, Inc., in partnership with Omaha Public Schools, is a community-based nonprofit organization which operates high-quality early learning programs for low-income children ages birth to three.  Each of these modern facilities occupy their own building on an elementary school campus in one of Omaha’s high-need neighborhoods. The Early Learning Center at Skinner is on the campus of Skinner Magnet in north Omaha, and the Early Learning Center at Gateway is on the campus of Gateway Elementary in south Omaha. A third school, scheduled to open in 2018, is being built adjacent to Howard Kennedy Elementary in north Omaha.

Omaha Early Learning Centers is part of the Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative family that includes; Educare Lincoln and both Educare Omaha locations.  

Job Details

Date Posted May 22, 2019
Date Closes June 21, 2019
Address 3200 N. 30th Street
Located In Omaha, NE
Work At Position will be located at Kennedy (when completed)
Department Kitchen
Function Assist in preparing nutritious meals and snacks for children
Job Type Part-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
Mon: 8 am to 4:30 am
Tue: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Wed: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Thu: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Fri: 8 am to 4:30 pm
Hours 40 hours per week
SOC Category 35-3021.00 Combined Food Preparation and Serving Workers, Including Fast Food
Zipcode 68111
Name Julie Fry
Address 1111 N 13th Street, Suite 128
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68102
Phone (531) 301-3038
FAX (531) 301-3023

This job offers the following benefits

  • 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment
  • Dental
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-Term Disability
  • Maternity / Paternity / Family Leave
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Supplemental Insurance
  • Vision
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Casual Dress
  • Continuing Education Program
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Unpaid Leaves of Absence

This job requires the following skills

  • Food Service
  • Food and Beverage Service
  • Food and Beverage Worker
  • Food Service Worker
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