Company/Organization: Joy Child Development Center

Location: Eagle River, AK

Application Dates: Until filled


Job Description


Responsible for meal and snack planning, preparation, service, ordering, storing, clean-up and record keeping for participation in USDA food program.


Scheduling depends upon the monthly enrollment, daily attendance and staffing analysis. Work week includes Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:30am to 6:30pm.


  • Prepare breakfast, lunch, and afternoon snack-ensure that all meals are correctly portioned for each classroom.
  • Prepare grocery list based on menus.
  • Shop for groceries and supplies.
  • Responsible for monthly inventory.
  • Responsible for daily/weekly/monthly cleaning of kitchen.
  • Responsible for record keeping necessary for CACFP food program.
  • Compete weekly menus.
  • Provide for health and safety of children.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding child and family matters.
  • Respond appropriately in emergency situations.
  • Attend monthly staff meeting and in-service training.
  • Participate in center-sponsored child-family activities which occasionally fall outside of the normal work day.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • While a teacher in classrooms: model family style dining to all ages, help children to wash hands appropriately, call roll for meal counts, use correct serving utensils for the correct portions of each age group.
  • Have read, understand, and agree to abide by the personnel policies and procedures of this agency.


  • High school Diploma or equivalent.
  • Food handling certification (or be willing to obtain).
  • 6 months of food service preferred.
  • Positive security clearance based on result of state and federal fingerprint check.
  • Current First aid and CPR certification.


Ability to work positively with parents, children and staff.


Ability to perform elementary math functions.


  • Ability to lift a minimum of 35lbs.
  • Ability to stay awake at all times while on the job.
  • Ability to shop and carry supplies.
  • Position entails exposure to a wide range of children illnesses.


Submission Instructions

Must come to office location at 10111 E. Eagle River Loop Road, Eagle River, AK, 99577 to pick up an application.

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