Henry Street Settlement

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Job Description

PROGRAM OVERVIEW:  Education and Employment Services is an 8.2 million dollar division serving about 9000 people each year through a continuum of services from Early Childhood Education through Adult Workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include an Early Learn Program, After School Programs (6 sites), 4 Day Camps, Youth Recreation, High School Initiatives including 2 Community Schools, and our Expanded Horizons College Success Program. Programming takes place within 3 community center sites and multiple school-based programs. Employment Services include walk-in employment services, employment services for a public housing population, ESL job readiness training, and employment services for youth including SYEP and Young Adult Internship and Adult Literacy Programs. This position is within the Early Childhood Education department and reports to the Head Cook who reports to the Early Childhood Education Program Director.



·        High School Diploma; HSE/GED required.

·        At least one (1) year experience working in a commercial kitchen.

·        Must have at least one (1) year experience in food preparation or kitchen assistance.

·        Must have Food Protection Certificate (Department of Health 15 hour course).

·        Ability to read and write in order to follow written work schedules.

·        Ability to keep simple inventory of supplies on hand as needed.

·        Friendly, cheerful personality and ability to maintain cooperative relationships with other staff, children, parents.



·        Assist the Head Cook in preparation and serving breakfast and lunch to all classrooms.

·        Remove trash and clean kitchen garbage containers.

·        Maintain cleanliness of kitchen work areas, equipment, and utensils.

·        Accept delivery of supplies and food.

·        Unpack and put away food and supply orders.

·        Arrange tables for lunch and snack times, in accordance with the needs of the classrooms.

·        Clean eating areas before and after lunch and snack times.

·        Wash dishes and utensils according to sanitary practices.

·        Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Salary Information

Department: Early Childhood Education
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Part Time; Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 2:00pm
Salary: Commensurate with experience

To Apply

email Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Assistant Cook - ECE” AND the website where the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.
Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

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