The Summer School Cafeteria/Food Services Support plays an important role in ensuring that student meals are received, handled and distributed in manners that are appropriate, safe and cleanly. These team members are responsible for keeping accurate counts of meals, liaising with the meal feeder schools and working with breakfast/lunch/snack teams to provide meals throughout the summer program. The Summer School Cafeteria/Food Services Support reports to the Summer School Program Director.
Location: We will host our program at two sites, Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary and Boys Prep Bronx Elementary. The Boys Prep site will host two programs, one serving Boys Prep scholars and one serving Girls Prep Bronx Scholars. Cafeteria/Food Services Support personnel are only needed at the Boys Prep location.
Time Commitment: During the summer, Cafeteria/Food Services Support will work from 7:15 AM - 1:45 PM Mondays through Fridays. The program will operate from July 8th to August 2nd. Cafeteria/Food Services Support may be asked to participate in one day of pre-program training.
Compensation: Summer School Cafeteria/Food Services Support at Public Prep are paid $20/hour.
Duties and Responsibilities
Receives and arranges food and beverage items as they are delivered by the food service vendor for safe and temperature-controlled storage prior to distribution.
Cleans utensils, equipment, storage, food preparation and service areas for the purpose of maintaining sanitary conditions.
Inspects food items and work areas (i.e., personal hygiene, proper food temperatures, etc.) for the purpose of preventing cross-contamination of foodborne illnesses.
Prepares meal items and serves food during the designated meal/snack periods for the purpose of meeting mandated nutritional requirements and/or nutritional requests of students (i.e., allergies, intolerances, etc.).
Uses proper body mechanics and cleaning procedures for the purpose of preventing accidental injuries to self and others.
Supporting the school as directed by the Summer School Program Director.
High school graduate with at least 2 years of related experience serving as kitchen support in youth programs preferred.
Must possess and maintain NYC Department of Health Food Protection Certification.
Ability to flexible and play multiple roles, as needed, in supporting meal dissemination for our students.
Situational problem solver who can quickly identify challenges faced, provide solutions and navigate with the ultimate goal of daily provision of high-quality services and support in the school’s cafeteria.