Puffer Child Care Center

Food Program Specialist

Reference ID: 5895
Location: Morrisville, VT
Category: Education/Training
Job Type: Full Time



Puffer Child Care Center is a well-respected 4 STARS non-profit child care center, Child and Adult Food Program Provider, Act 166 Pre-k Partner and Early Head Start Partner.

Puffer Child Care has an opening for a Food Program Specialist, who prepares fresh, nutritious meals and and snacks. They coordinate the purchasing and storage of food according to CACFP guidelines, create menus and submit CACFP reports as well as attending CACFP professional development.


*Prepare nutritious meals and snacks according to CACFP guidelines

*Prepare and maintain all needed CACFP reports

*Purchase and store foods according to best practice and CACFP guidelines

*Maintain a sanitary and organized kitchen, cleaning on a regular schedule

*Build and maintain emergency supplies of food and water


At least 18 years of age, with a High School diploma or GED.

Experience cooking for large groups of children.

Reliable transportation.

Willingness to obtain 1st Aid/CPR certification and required professional development within 3 months.

Nice To Haves

Preference given to applicants with CACFP experience and/or ServSafe certification.

Experience working with young children.


Puffer offers a generous paid time off package for full time employees (after 90 days) and an extremely generous employee discount for children attending Puffer (First child is free!). After one year of successful employment, full time staff are eligible for long and short term disability, as well as life insurance, at no cost to them. We also offer substantial in-house professional development, and a great work environment.

Minimum Education: High School or Equivalent
Job Type: Full Time
Category: Education/Training
Minimum Experience: 1 Yr
Location: Morrisville, VT