Head Start Cook

Position: Head Start Cook

Location: Unalaska, AK

Reports to: Unalaska Lead Teacher & APIA Health Nutrition Coordinator

Work Schedule: Full-Time – 37.5 hrs per week

Salary: DOE & Education


Duties: Prepare meals and snacks 4 days a week, following the Child and Adult Care Food Program meal pattern requirements.  Complete a Daily Menu and Production Record for each meal served.  Shop at local grocery store weekly.  Meet regularly with other staff to evaluate meal program and to plan for nutrition learning experiences for children.  Clean and sanitize all kitchen and dining areas, dishes, pots, pans and utensils used in meal service.  Teach children how to prepare for breakfast and lunch, wash their hands and set the table.  Follow the all applicable regulations for safe storage of refrigerated, frozen, and dry food.  Keep accurate inventory records. Calculate food consumption and request approval for food purchases.


Qualifications: At least 19 years of age with a high school diploma/GED; physically/mentally able to work with young children and their families; and the willingness to be trained on nutrition and food service guidelines sponsored by Head Start.


Requirements: Upon date of hire, must provide documentation of current TB test and Hepatitis screening/vaccination status; pre-employment health exam; criminal history background clearance and be willing to obtain a CPR and First Aid Certification.


Send application

and/or resume to:     

          Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, Inc.

           Attn: Nancy Bonin; nancyb@apiai.org

              1131 E. International Airport Rd.

               Anchorage, AK 99518-1408  

        Fax 907-279-4351

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Position is open until filled.  Native preference will be given, depending on experience.

APIA is an Equal Opportunity Employment. APIA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law.