"We value the many contributions of our staff, and we recognize
that every person, every job, contributes to the well-being of the children,
adults, and families we serve. I hope you will consider joining one of our many
teams to make a difference in the lives of so many of our neighbors and
-Bob Bick, Chief Executive Officer
Click the link below to learn how Howard Center helps change
School Food Service Cook-
Jean Garvin School:
Plan and prepare nutritionally balanced meals that meet the
federal programs that provide healthy food to children (National School Lunch
Program, School Breakfast Program, Child and Adult Care Food Program, Summer
Food Service Program, and Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program). The cook also
interacts with students during meal times, talking with them about food
- Prepares food by
following proper food safety and sanitation procedures
- Prepares for
serving meals to customers, cleaning of kitchen and equipment, and washing
dishes, pots, utensils, etc.
- Creates and
prepares menu and other items that reflect both a variety and an
understanding of nutritious meals for kids
- Orders and
purchases supplies, staying within budget
- Engage in
positive, healthy interactions with students
- Attends scheduled
- High School
diploma or equivalent
- Experience with
food preparation, ordering of food and supplies
- Valid driver's
license and use of a personal vehicle
- Part time (20
- Starting at $21.40 an hour
- We offer a
competitive salary commensurate to experience
- Generous time off starting at 36 days of combined time
off per year for full-time employees (and increasing with years of
service); pro-rated for positions 16 hours or more
- Comprehensive BCBS Medical with 80% agency-paid premium
support for individuals, couples, and families (pro-rated for part time).
This Point of Service Plan features no deductible.
- Two Dental options through Delta Dental
- Vision Insurance
- Employer 401(k) contributions
- Employer Paid Life, AD&D, Short Term and Long Term
- Medical & Childcare Flexible Spending Account
- Childcare Stipend
- Employee Assistance Program
- Employee referral program with financial payment
- Discounted online undergraduate/graduate courses
through Champlain College truED
- Award-winning workplace wellness program including
physical fitness groups for staff, financial wellness incentives, and
ongoing workplace wellness advocacy and education
- Voluntary benefits from local/international businesses:
discounted gym memberships, mobile phone service, ski/snowboard passes,
auto/home insurance, and more!
- Employee referral and sign on bonus is subject to
Howard Center policy.
Our Values: Clients are at the heart of our decision making.
We are committed to individual and collective well-being and success. We are
responsible stewards of the resources entrusted to us. We are steadfast in our
practice and pursuit of excellence.
Howard Center is proud to be an Equal
Opportunity Employer. The agency's culture and service delivery is
strengthened by the diversity of its workforce. Minorities, people of
color, LGBTQIA and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
EOE/TTY. Visit "About Us" to review Howard Center's EOE policy.