Blake needs a new Student Breakfast Nutrition Program Coordinator. Details on the position are below:
Casual Position – School Year 2018/19 (possibility of renewal depends on funding)
Name of School: BLAKE STREET Junior Public School
Hours: Mornings 7:45 – 9:45 a.m.
Days per Week: Monday to Friday
Rate of Pay: $30.00 per day
The Nutrition Program Co-ordinator is NOT a Toronto District School Board Position. The co-ordinator is to ensure that the nutrition program is universal and open to all students; that the program is non-stigmatizing; that students are made to feel welcome; that the program is delivered in a safe, clean environment that adheres to public health standards.
The co-ordinator is responsible for the day-to-day operation and supervision of all activities for the nutrition program which include:
Menu Planning – which adheres to Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating. Work in consultation with the school’s Student Nutrition Advisory Committee and Public Health to ensure dietary constraints due to cultural and allergy criteria.
Food Safety and Environmental Practices– ensure the highest sanitary practices for food handling and safety are maintained. The co-ordinator must be trained in safe food handling.
Food Shopping – purchase food according to menu that is nutritious, cost effective and culturally acceptable e.g. Halal foods.
Record Keeping – keep confidential records of volunteers and participants in the program, including registration forms, attendance, medical information regarding allergies, religious/cultural considerations.
Volunteer Recruitment/Management – Recruit and register volunteers in accordance with the Toronto District School Board guidelines; schedule work and training periods; participate in volunteer recognition.
The successful candidate should be able to work independently using a budget and follow simple and varied menus. They should have experience in purchasing and preparing large amounts of food on a daily basis. They must possess basic bookkeeping and record keeping skills. They must be comfortable working in a multi-cultural environment and as part of a team.
Definite Assets: previous experience in a nutrition program; safe food handling certification from Public Health; experience recruiting and working with volunteers.
If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume with a covering letter detailing your experience to the Student Nutrition Advisory Committee c/o of Blake Street Jr. P.S..
Applications may be dropped off at the school office or faxed to 416-393-9414
Only those persons meeting the qualifications and experience will be contacted for an interview.