Volunteers of America Los Angeles Nutrition Site Aide - PT (HS - South Bay) in Los Angeles, California

About Us: Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at www.voala.org.

Through our Head Start and Early Head Start programs, we work with children (ages 2 – 5) and their families to provide the skills, confidence and stable home life necessary for a smooth transition into kindergarten and beyond. Head Start positions are generally Monday through Friday, 7:45 am to 4:15 pm (10-1/2 months per year).

Responsibilities: The Nutrition Site Aide performs the following:

• Prepare meals and replenish food when needed during meal time; assure classrooms have table settings • Communicates with Kitchen regarding menu changes and allergies • Assist at meal time with setup, serving and cleanup • Wash dishes and maintain a clean, orderly, and sanitary kitchen at all times • Handle inventory control and order supplies/food from kitchen • Assure Parent Volunteers are in compliance with applicable regulations.

Requirements: • High school diploma or GED preferred • Food handlers Permit required (training available to acquire certification) • Able to perform physical requirements of job, including ability to operate wheeled carts and dollies

Health Requirements: • Proof at the time of hire ◦ TB clearance within 6 months prior ◦ Annual Influenza vaccination (between Aug 1 – Dec 1) ◦ Pertussis (whooping cough) and measles immunization

• Physical examination at the time of employment • Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs on a regular basis, up to 50 lbs. as necessary. Must to able to stand for long periods of time. Physically able to perform squatting/kneeling, pushing/pulling, bending/stooping and move quickly • Requires ability to interact with children in a busy environment including, but not limited to

Additional Requirements: • Fingerprint clearances required prior to employment • Bilingual in English and Spanish (written and oral) desirable

VOALA is an Equal Opportunity Employer