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If you have a knack for bringing out the best in others, are a gifted early childhood education teacher, are passionate about the idea of life-long learning, are a natural at inspiring students of all ages in front of a classroom and you count among your heroes people like Eleanor Roosevelt, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Dorothy Day and Maya Angelou, the Council for Economic Opportunities would love to consider you for a position on the team.

Employment Opportunities

The Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland offers full-time employees a comprehensive and competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, life, a 403B retirement package and paid vacation time.
CEOGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Important note: we only accept applications online. Please apply below. Best wishes!

ERSEA Coordinator

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to support the Collaborative ERSEA manager in aspects of high quality Early Head Start and Head Start services in ERSEA. Provides support and guidance with eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment, and attendance oversight to ensure that all systems and operation comply with Head Start Performance Standards and reflect integration of community assessment and other community indicators.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Analyzes community assessment information, evaluates the design of program eligibility and selection criteria, and makes improvement recommendations in response to findings. Facilitates planning efforts to ensure timely family recruitment process for full capacity Early Head Start and Head Start enrollment and the maintenance of a sufficient waitlist. Monitors applications and status on a weekly basis and submit reports to the Collaborative and ERSEA Program Manager.

Evaluates and monitors systems for ERSEA tracking and reporting. Monitors to ensure compliance related to funded enrollment, slot tracking, and attendance, submits monthly reports for entering into the HS Enterprise system and monitors program attendance, assists with the process of identifying chronic absences, follow-up strategies, and the implementation of an Attendance Action Plan.

Maintains accurate electronic and hard copy records for ERSEA functions that will meet Head Start requirements and performance standards; ensures the Family Services Workers (FSW’s) and Home Base Visitors maintains records and data in a confidential manner, and assures that family and child data are accurately entered into all agency databases.

Delivers training to staff, community partners, and parents on database documentation, eligibility and childcare issues, and topics related to ERSEA regulations, policies and procedures.

Collaborates with the production of the annual program calendar for each functional area and provides assistance for completion of the annual Program Information Report (PIR), and prepares annual audit as necessary.

Participates in a leadership role in the agency annual self-assessment and community assessment.

Attends all mandated training’s when required.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum of an AA in computer science, family studies, or early childhood education, required or minimum of five (5) years of experience with ensuring compliance in the areas of ERSEA. Bachelor’s degree preferred Within eighteen months of hire must obtain at a minimum, a credential or certification in social work, human services, family services, and/or counseling.

Specific License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$15.1726 – $18.9651 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
9/27/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Community Services Coordinator II

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to Coordinate Services to develop the learning skills of families/individuals and help them identify and access resources and solve problems to remove barriers to their movement out of poverty.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Plans centered-based services and projects that will address specifically assessed needs of the surrounding community and the national priorities of Results Oriented Management and Accountability:  plans services and projects; collaborates with other CEOGC programs and external organizations to assure that staff is constantly aware of available community resources and is using them to help low income families; participates in the development of neighborhood strategies to promote and improve conditions that affect low-income people;  plans and implements projects which involve low-income families in learning public policy processes and understanding the value of their impact on public policy decisions.

Identifies special needs within the community and collaborates with CEOGC leadership to plan, acquire resources and to implement special projects to meet those needs; influences and identifies participation of businesses and community organizations emergency response needs of the low income family and the neighborhood center programs; assures the neighborhood operations include records confidentiality, retention and organization, work and employment standards, purchasing and asset protection, electronic communication and record entry are in compliance with CEOGC policies and procedures and incorporates new policies and procedures.

Prepares reports as instructed by the Community Services Program Manager for use in information to CEOGC management, directors and external funding sources.  May supervise the work of staff assigned to the Neighborhood Opportunity Centers with some exceptions determined by Supervisor (Community Services Program Manager).

Attends meetings, conferences workshops and training’s for professional development and to obtain best practices to perform in the position.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology or a related field required; supplemented by a social work licensure; and three years of experience as a social worker or related field preferably in a large non-profit organization; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW) designation.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$44,331 – $55,414 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
9/26/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Case Manager

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide social services assistance to families focusing on assessments, intensive care management and counseling or provide support to case load of clients seeking to become self-reliant.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Completes assessments; Develops Individual Service Plans (ISP’S); acquires documentation; provides referral information, participates in performance planning and works toward professional and personal goals; maintains all service documentation in accordance with the policies and procedures of the agency.

Provides crisis intervention support for customers and maintains communications with staff, customers and referral sources; provides individual and group counseling; conducts agency business in an ethical manner, consistent with the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics; engages and supports a diverse population of customers; maintains a minimum number of active cases.

Utilizes internal and external educational resources to provide lectures and workshops such as Facilitates Anger Management, Parenting, Domestic Violence, and Life Skills Workshops; Engages, educates and supports a diverse population of customers;

Engages community and businesses when appropriate to develop community resources to assist customers to become self-sufficient.

Participates in the Case Manager’s Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) process, including team meetings and case load staffing; initiates regular home and field visits as part of an overall case management and outreach strategy.

Attends and participates in a variety of meetings, conferences, trainings, and workshops for professional development and to obtain best practices for improving knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or a related field required; supplemented by one year of work experience in social work and knowledge in casework and advisory services; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

License or Certification Required: Must possess and maintain a valid Ohio driver’s license.  Must possess and maintain a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) designation.

PAY RANGE
$37,945 – $47,431 per year

CLASSIFICATION
Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Family Development Specialist

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to form partnerships with low income families and individuals for the purpose of implementing long term family support and development strategies using the case management model.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Meets with low income families and individuals to provide them with needed community resources and service information:  completes individualized case management assessment and service plans with participating individuals and families; maintains a minimum designated caseload of active case management participants; and familiarizes families and individuals with community resources and provides social service information and referrals across a range of social services issues.

Obtains, prepares and maintains and files all program and customer documentation and enters required customer service data into the computer system; prepares and submits program related statistical and narrative reports; provides needs assessment information, direct service, referral and follow-up support for individuals and families who seek assistance through CEOGC programs; and provides targeted social services, intensive support and advocacy for selected families and individuals

Attends and participates in support groups, meetings, trainings, conferences, seminars and workshops for professional development and to obtain best practices to enable improving job knowledge ability and skills

Additional Functions

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by two years of work experience in Office Administration or related field in a large social services organization; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$16.70 – $20.88 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Customer Service Specialist

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to assists customers who are seeking information and services through the Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and/or Housing Assistance Services and to follow agency, local, state and federal regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Provides timely customer service skills:  opens the office each morning and prepares to greet customers and handle questions, concerns and complaints in a timely and efficient manner according to customer service standards; screens out ineligible applicants and refers them to the appropriate resources for their specific needs; and notifies the housing staff when landlords pick up checks for tenants.

Answers phone inquiries and directs clients to appropriate agency or outside sources to handle their needs:  screens callers and coordinates with the Interactive Voice Response System staff to schedule appointments for those who cannot use the automated system; refers callers to provide documentation   of disconnect status to secure and provide a current bill before reporting to for appointment.

Prepares various documents, reports, logs, sign-in sheets and records:  agency vendor log, complaint documentation, and statistical customer information on the number and types of customers who have applied for services.

Attends agency meetings and professional development trainings, conferences and seminars as needed to increase skills and abilities to perform position.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; Supplemented by one year of work experience in a customer service, clerical, or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.56 – $13.20 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Outreach Worker

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to conduct in-person interviews with persons applying for Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (EHEAP) or Housing Assistance to clients who come to the office or who cannot come to the office.  Interviews are conducted in the office or in applicant’s home, hospital room or nursing home.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Assists clients in the office and travels to locations within the County to make home, hospital or nursing home visits to meet with applicants (homebound and disabled) applying for EHEAP or Housing Assistance services and determines eligibility for those applicants: provides information about Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) and EHEAP, Percentage of Income Plan (PIP) and Housing Assistance; determines eligibility and informs applicants of eligibility status.

Completes all necessary forms for enrollment in these programs and acquires appropriate documentation; refers applicants to other resources within the CEOGC or partnering agencies scope. coordinates result with the HEAP and Housing staff; contacts utility companies and other resources to assure continuation or re-establishment of services.

Attends and participates in meetings, training sessions, conferences and workshops to provide best practices and professional development to assist with increasing job knowledge, skills and abilities.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of work experience in general clerical or customer service or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$13.63 – $17.04 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/11/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Intake Worker

JOB SUMMARY:

Conducts face-to-face interviews with persons applying for Emergency Home Energy Assistance Program benefits.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

      Essential Functions:

  1. Completes other related applications to access benefits for the applicant: Percentage of Income Payment Plan and Regular HEAP and Ohio Energy Credits.
  2. Conducts face-to-face interviews with applicants for Emergency HEAP assistance, completes all necessary paperwork and secures all necessary documentation of the applicant’s eligibility for the program benefits.
  3. Explains the E-HEAP program process and benefits to the applicant.
  4. Gives the applicant information about other resources in the community and makes referrals as needed.
  5. Inputs data from applicant files to the E-HEAP database to complete the determination of eligibility process.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school or general equivalency diploma (GED).
  2. Working knowledge of computer operations and demonstrated ability to use the keyboard.
  3. Good oral, written, interpersonal and organizational communication skills.
  4. Good math skills.
  5. Ability to type 35 words per minute as demonstrated via keyboard typing test.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$13.63 – $17.04 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Teacher

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide care, supervision and teaching for a group of children in the Head Start classroom setting. 

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Creates, maintains and manages an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities which meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children; implements the program curriculum and the Head Start performance standards for classrooms; prepares developmentally appropriate daily lesson plans in advance, which include: multicultural educational materials and activities; both classroom and playground activities; family style dining at meals and snacks as per program policy and procedure; and, individualized activities that are recorded in the lesson plans.

Provides daily care and oversite to a group of children in an Early Head Start classroom:  assists children in on-going learning and developmental activities such as learning colors, numbers, alphabet, songs, playing games and other activities; supervises indoor and outdoor play activities; assists children with self-help skills like dressing, eating, tooth brushing, toilet training and other areas of health, safety and hygiene;

Plans and creates a development screening and assessment program for each child:  provides parents and families with education and information about the childs development, best practices and any concerns by working with program staff team members and other agencies in order to implement needed services; prepares an induvial family service plan and/or an individual service plan.

Prepares and implements parent-child activities for each family which are individually tailored and appreciative to the multi-cultural background of the child and family, the developmental level of the child and other issues like children with special needs and disabilities.

Ensures that the children are safe and kept away of potential sources of danger that might cause injury or sources of potential harm out of the reach of children:  keeps classroom neat and orderly.

Develops and sustains good personal relationships with a variety of individuals, children, parents, families, other staff members and agency services providers.

Maintains records, documents, assessments and assists in preparing written reports, logs and schedules.

Engages in ongoing professional development and training to keep up with best practices and certification rquirements, including education and care services for children with special needs; attends meetings as required and serves as a spokesperson and advocate for the Head Start programs.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications: 

Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, General Education or Special Education or related required; supplemented by two years of work experience working with Pre-school age children; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$15.00 – $18.16 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Assistant Teacher

A. JOB SUMMARY:

To work as a team member and be responsible for assisting teacher(s) to prepare and implement all classroom duties. Works with the teacher(s) to ensure developmentally appropriate experiences for all Head Start children.

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in planning and providing training for parents in child development to reinforce learning activities in the home and identify the children with special needs.
  2. Assists in the annual review of the Education Plan that details the philosophy, objectives and strategies of the program.
  3. Conducts and documents ongoing assessments of each child’s growth and development through the use of observation, parental input, developmental screening, etc.
  4. Ensures all potential sources of danger that have a chance of causing injury or harm to humans are kept out of the reach of children.
  5. Maintains a clean, safe and emotionally supportive environment that is conducive to learning and is centered on the needs and abilities of the children.
  6. Meets regularly (weekly, etc.) with the teacher to determine the needs of the classroom.
  7. Participates in team teaching, staff meetings, conferences, institutions of higher learning, etc. to enhance professional development.
  8. Periodically conducts conferences with the teacher(s) and parents to discuss the child’s development and to involve them in program planning.
  9. Provides assistance to the assigned teacher(s) to focus on child development techniques, safety practices and principles while establishing a warm and friendly atmosphere.
  10. Provides classroom data to assist in writing the monthly report.
  11. Assist children in self-help skills such toileting, dressing, eating, tooth brushing, and any other areas involving health, safety, and hygiene.
  12. Adhere to professional standards and ethics as outlined in the personnel policy.
  13. Observe the agency’s confidentiality policy regarding participants, records, technology, reports, and staff.
  14. Be actively involved with children at all times during indoor activities and outdoor play.
  15. Works with the teacher to prepare and implement the daily lesson plans and ensures a high level of interaction with children.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Assists in writing Individual Education Plans as needed.
  2. As assigned, assists in planning and providing in-service training and job related workshops for teachers.
  3. Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. Must have an Associate’s (or higher) degree program in Early Childhood Education.
  2. Sensitivity to children and their families.
  3. Ability to clearly relate the program to families, communities and its resources.
  4. Must meet physical requirements of position listed below.
  5. Flexible to changing demands of the program.
  6. Must meet physical requirements of the position listed below.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$13.50 – $14.50 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Co-Teacher

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to provide care and supervision for a group of infant and toddlers in the Early Head Start   classroom setting.  Shares responsibility with another assigned teacher for the management of a classroom and the care of enrolled infants and toddlers.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned.

Provides daily care and oversite to a group of multi-cultural children in a Head Start classroom:  assists children in on-going learning and developmental activities such as learning colors, numbers, alphabet, songs,  playing games and other activities; supervises indoor and outdoor play activities; assists children with self-help skills like dressing, eating, tooth brushing, toilet training and other areas of  health, safety and hygiene; ensures that the children are safe and kept away of potential sources of danger that might cause injury or sources of potential harm out of the reach of children.

Plans and creates a development screening and assessment program for each child:  provides parents and families with education and information about the childs development, best practices and any concerns by working with program staff team members and other agencies in order to implement needed services; prepares an induvial family service plan and/or an individual service plan.

Prepares and implements parent-child activities for each family which are individually tailored and appreciative to the multi-cultural background of the child and family, the developmental level of the child and other issues like children with special needs and disabilities.

Develops and sustains good personal relationships with a variety of individuals, children, parents, families, other staff members and agency services providers.

Maintains records, documents, assessments and assists in preparing written reports, logs and schedules.

Engages in ongoing professional development and training to keep up with best practices and certification rquirements, including education and care services for children with special needs; attends meetings as required and serves as a spokesperson and advocate for the Early Head Start program.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.   

Minimum Qualifications:

Possession of a CDA credential; supplemented by one year of experience in a classroom with infants and toddlers; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$13.06 – $15.63 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nutrition Aide

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this classification is to assist with meal preparation (no cooking) serving and delivery of meals to the classrooms.  Follows pre-established safety and sanitation kitchen procedures, cleans and sanitizes soiled dishes, pots and pans and stocks and delivers food carts to designated classrooms.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

Assists the cook with meal preparation (except cooking) and service duties (portioning, wrapping and delivering meals to the classroom)  obtains meal count for the number of children in the classroom; ensures that all food is received for and matches menu selections;  documents any substitutions from the menu; ensures food for children with allergies and special needs is available for daily meal service; signs delivery slips from outside kitchen deliveries; documents food temperatures and reviews all food received is placed in warmers when required.

Arranges food carts with plates, cups, utensils, napkins, milk and bowls: maintains inventory of non-food items; Picks up meal carts after meal service and delivers them back to the kitchen; assists with dishwashing, sweeping and mopping floors, cleans and sanitizes the entire work area:  tables, counters, sinks, coolers, warmer, and microwaves.

Provides classrooms with food service gloves and hand sanitizer solution; inventories food and non-food items and signs receipts when order is received from vendor; properly stores all food and non-food items received.

Follows all safety and sanitation rules and regulations:  safely handles and carefully uses various cleaning and sanitation chemicals in compliance with federal, state and local safety, health and environmental regulations; ensures all chemicals are safely stored and out of the way from the children.

Attends meetings and in-service trainings as scheduled by the Nutrition Coordinator as needed:  attends on-going food sanitation and safety classes; and accompanies classes on field trips as assigned.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.  

Minimum Qualifications: 

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of work experience in food service /food preparation for an agency, hospital, restaurant or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$9.03 – $11.00 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Kitchen Custodian/Porter

A. JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for the cleanliness and maintenance of the kitchen (dishes, pots and pans, stock, floor, trash).

B. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Essential Functions:

  1. Checks in food deliveries and puts away in correct storage space. Breaks down boxes and disposes of properly.
  2. Washes dishes, etc. Operates and maintains dishmachine. Washes and sanitizes pots and pans in three-compartment sink. Sweeps floor, mops spills. Thoroughly mops floors at the end of the day. Uses floor scrubber monthly or as needed.
  3. Empties and cleans all kitchen trash cans daily. Maintains cleanliness of walls, windows, cooler and freezer. Performs general cleaning assignments. Handles cleaning chemicals properly according to directions.
  4. Attends monthly meetings as scheduled by the Nutrition Coordinator. Attends nutrition inservices as available, and as needed.
  5. Readily accepts assignments to assist cook or driver with the preparation and/or transport of meals.

      Non-Essential Functions:

  1. Performs other related duties as assigned.

C. REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High School or general education (GED) diploma.
  2. One (1) year experience in a commercial kitchen.
  3. Demonstrated sensitivity to children and families of diverse cultural backgrounds.
  4. Willingness and physical ability to lift 40+ pound items.
  5. Good interpersonal skills to perform as a team member.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.00 – $10.50 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Driver

Purpose of Classification:

The purpose of this position is to drive an agency vehicle (usually a box truck) to transport food between the main kitchen and satellite delivery sites. Assists in the kitchen performing packing, storing and cleaning/sanitizing duties.

Essential Functions:

The following duties are normal for this position. The omission of specific statements of the duties does not exclude them from the classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required and assigned. 

In a team setting, works with kitchen staff (cooks and aides) to maintain work area and meet Ohio Food Code guidelines and Head Start standards: packs food and associated items, loads and unloads a delivery truck between kitchen and satellite offices; checks in and stores food deliveries; and makes non-food deliveries as assigned.

Operates an agency assigned vehicle in accordance with local, state and federal motor vehicle regulations and safety standards:  conducts safety checks on vehicle before and after operation to ensure the vehicle receives regular maintenance inspections; maintains interior and exterior cleanliness of vehicle and reports any damage to the vehicles body; and completes mileage and maintenance logs and submits gas bills to the transportation department designee.

Attends staff meetings, Ohio Department of Jobs and Family Services (ODJFS) training, safety transportation training, nutrition training and various other meetings and in-service training to keep skills and abilities current and up to date; maintains a clean driving record meeting all applicable state, local and federal regulations.

Additional Functions:

Performs other related duties as required.  

Minimum Qualifications:

High School Diploma or GED required; supplemented by one year of experience in transportation as driver/delivery operator preferably working in food services industry; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Additional Requirements/Conditions of Employment:
Successful results of pre and continued employment assessments including fingerprinting, drug testing, medical examinations and background check(s).

PAY RANGE
$10.56 – $13.20 per hour

CLASSIFICATION
Non-Exempt

OPENING DATE
10/1/2019

CLOSING DATE
Open until filled

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CONTACT
Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland
1801 Superior Avenue, 4th Floor Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Attn: Human Resources Department

Council for Economic Opportunities in Greater Cleveland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.