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ChildServe Kitchen Coordinator-Full Time- Johnston in Johnston, Iowa

Kitchen Coordinator-Full Time- Johnston

Facility Support (Dietary, Maintenance, Drivers)
Johnston, Iowa



Our Johnston location is searching for a Full Time Kitchen Assistant. This individual will be responsible for ordering, storing and preparing meals and snacks for the children in our childcare programs.What You'll Do

  • Take inventory of pantry food and supplies

  • Order food items and supplies within a monthly budget

  • Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so excellence, quality, temperature and appearance of food are preserved

  • Modify textures of food

  • Follow food safety guidelines and Child and Adult Care Food Program guidelines, including taking temperatures and documenting

  • Collect all soiled dishes and food service items for sanitation

  • Maintain personal hygiene and cleanliness: follows infection control guidelines, wears gloves as needed

  • Demonstrate effective conflict resolution, team building and positive communication skills when interacting with others

  • Complete Child and Adult Care Food Program and other food documentation accurately and within established timelines

What You'll Need

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Preferred: 1 year of experience in commercial food preparation

  • Preferred: Must have basic knowledge of kitchen sanitation and safety; general knowledge of Child and Adult Food Program

  • Must be able to pass a ChildServe physical examination at commencement of employment and thereafter as regulations require

  • Requires excellent physical stamina; much bending, standing, walking, pushing carts, lifting and carrying 50 pounds short distances, exposure to heat and steam and frequent contact with water and cleaning or disinfecting solutions

  • Must be able to work with cleaning solutions and kitchen equipment

  • Must be able to withstand exposure to the usual childhood diseases and conditions associated with children with special health care needs

  • Ability to communicate effectively in reading, writing, and speaking the English language


  • Full Time

  • 30 hours per week with benefits

  • Monday-Friday: 8:00 am-2:30pm

Who We Are

ChildServe has earned the title of Top Workplace every year since 2014. Here’s why employees love working here:

  • Our work matters. We partner with families to help children with special healthcare needs live a great

  • We’re not your average non-profit. We serve 4,600 children each year through over 30 specialty pediatric services in the Ames, Des Moines, and Iowa City areas. Many of our programs are one-of-a-kind.

  • Our team members rock. Our teams are filled with people who care about their coworkers, and who believe that collaboration is key to providing exceptional care to children.

  • Our learning never stops. As a non-profit dedicated to innovation, we’re proud to help many team members gain new certifications, continue their education, take their expertise to the next level, and find new opportunities to advance their career right here at ChildServe.

  • We’re moving forward together. Experts across multiple disciplines work together to help kids get the best care possible.

Ready to leave work every day knowing you’ve made a difference for kids and families? Let’s move Forward Together - apply today!