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Lead Cook (seasonal)
Responsible for overseeing all Summer Food Service Program kitchen staff and meal preparation, including ordering, inventory and maintain all required documentation. At times serve at SFSP sites.
Education and experience:
A high school degree/GED and a minimum of one year experience in food service is required. Prior supervisory/management experience preferred. Strong organizational and time management skills.
Duties and responsibilities:
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esponsible for overseeing all Summer Food Service Program kitchen staff and meal preparation while maintaining cleanliness in accordance with state and local health, safety and sanitation regulations.
• Be able to work at a fast pace to prepare breakfasts and lunches for Summer Food Service Program. Follows menus that have been approved by the nutritionist.
• Assist coordinator in inventory and ordering weekly
• Responsible for completing and maintain inventory sheets completion.
• Maintains confidentiality at all times presents professional and positive image as a representative of the Summer Food Service Program and Community Action Partnership of Strafford County (CAPSC).
• Assist with delivering meals CAPSC Summer Feeding Sites as necessary
• Abide by all CAPSC Safety policies and procedures.
• Perform other related duties as required
• Plan, assign, coordinate, organize and prioritize work.
• Models direct, positive, honest, and respectful behavior in every aspect of work with children, families, staff and community members.
• Actively participates in teambuilding, which includes sharing ideas and mutual support of team members.
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to the unique challenges faced by families living in poverty.
• Physical strength/endurance/mobility to perform in a standard daily required work routine (i.e. walking, sitting, lifting 50lbs)
Licenses and certifications:
Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, criminal record check, driving record check randomized drug screening.
Please send resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by April 18, 2014

Program Assistant (seasonal)
Responsible for day-to-day Summer Food Service Program operation to ensure daily food service activities and other operational activities follow USDA and programmatic procedures and standards. Ensure staff follows proper food service procedures and operate program in safe and timely manner.
Education and experience:
High School Diploma/ GED; Associate's degree preferred. Previous experience with food service or similar program required; supervisory experience required
Knowledge of proper food handling procedure and ability to follow all program regulations and procedures necessary
Duties and responsibilities:
Oversee SFSP program operations in cooperation with Program Coordinator.
• Ensure meals are unitized (individually packaged) and packed for distribution at SFSP meal sites on schedule. Individual may need to assist kitchen staff in this task to meet schedule.
• Assist Program Coordinator with monitoring of meal sites to include program compliance by all staff..
• Manage Summer Food Service staff
• Perform regular inventory duties; conducts daily meal counts
• Acts as a liaison with program participants and parents, site contacts and community as needed.
• Must work cooperatively with children and parents at meal sites; ensure program rules are maintained in a professional manner.
• Assist Coordinator with orientation and conduct training needed for staff
• Ensures that unused meals are rotated on a daily basis.
• Reviews for completion and accuracy the daily meal count sheets for Coordinator
• Will follow hand washing procedures and wear gloves at all times when handling food
• Abide with all CAPSC Policies and procedures.
• Perform other duties as required.
• Plan, assign, coordinate, organize and prioritize work.
• Models direct, positive, honest, and respectful behavior in every aspect of work with children, families, staff and community members.
• Actively participates in teambuilding, which includes sharing ideas and mutual support of team members.
• Ability to work flexible hours
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to the unique challenges faced by families living in poverty.
• Physical strength/endurance/mobility to perform in a standard daily required work routine (i.e. walking, sitting, lifting 50lbs)
Licenses and certifications:
Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, criminal record check, driving record check randomized drug screening.
Please send resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by April 18, 2014

Kitchen Assistant (seasonal positions)
The Kitchen Assistant will assist the Lead Cook in daily operations and all activities of the food services activities of the Summer Food Service program.
Education and experience: High school diploma or GED required; possess basic knowledge of kitchen procedures, including safety and sanitary requirements. Prior experience working in food-service industry strongly recommended.
Duties and responsibilities:
• Assist Lead Cook with daily food preparation and cleanup while maintaining cleanliness in accordance with state and local health, safety and sanitation regulations.
• Assists in putting away food and related kitchen supplies; wash dishes and equipment and maintain cleanliness in accordance with state and local health, safety and sanitation regulations. Responsible for following food sanitation procedures.
• Assist Lead Cook in inventory and ordering weekly.
• Will maintain the confidentiality at all times, presenting a professional and positive image as a representative of the Summer Food Service Program and Community Action Partnership of Strafford County (CAPSC).
• Must have the ability to work well with others in fast-paced kitchen environment while maintaining a cooperative and respectful manner. Ability to work as a member of a team.
• Assist with delivering of meals to CAPSC Summer Feed Sites as necessary
• Abide by all CAPSC policies and procedures.
• Perform other related duties as required
• Plan, assign, coordinate, organize and prioritize work.
• Models direct, positive, honest, and respectful behavior in every aspect of work with children, families, staff and community members.
• Actively participates in teambuilding, which includes sharing ideas and mutual support of team members.
• Ability to work flexible hours and work independently as needed
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to the unique challenges faced by families living in poverty.
• Physical strength/endurance/mobility to perform in a standard daily required work routine (i.e. walking, sitting, lifting 50lbs)
Licenses and certifications: Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, criminal record check, driving record check randomized drug screening.
Please send resume and cover letter to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by April 18, 2014

Transporter/Server (seasonal positions)
The Transporter/Server will assist the Summer Food Service Program Assistant, Lead Cook and/or the SFSP Coordinator to transport meals to sites in a timely manner and then serve meals to children age 18 and younger in accordance with state and local health, safety, sanitation regulations. Will also assist in meal preparation
Education and experience: High School Diploma or GED required.
Duties and responsibilities:
• Assist with food preparation and cleanup. Assists in the storage of deliveries of food and related kitchen supplies. Will wash and properly care for food delivery equipment. Will maintain cleanliness in accordance with state and local health, safety and sanitation regulations. Shares in all responsibilities as needed.
• Transport meals to the meal sites assuring that there is ample time to safely deliver meals in a timely manner.
• Responsible for a large volume of preparation/ bagging of all meals. Assist with food preparation and cleanup. Will maintain cleanliness in accordance with State and local health, safety and sanitation regulations.
• Performs all other job related duties assigned.
• Plan, assign, coordinate, organize and prioritize work.
• Models direct, positive, honest, and respectful behavior in every aspect of work with children, families, staff and community members.
• Actively participates in teambuilding, which includes sharing ideas and mutual support of team members.
• Ability to work flexible hours and work independently as needed
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to the unique challenges faced by families living in poverty.
• Physical strength/endurance/mobility to perform in a standard daily required work routine (i.e. walking, sitting, lifting 50lbs)
Licenses and certifications: Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, criminal record check, driving record check randomized drug screening.
Please send cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by April 18, 2014

Transporter/Unitizer (seasonal positions)
Transporter/Unitizer will assist the Summer Food Service Program Assistant, Lead Cook and/or the SFSP Coordinator to transport meals to sites in a timely manner in accordance with State and local health, safety, sanitation and regulatory way. Will assist with meal preparation.
Education and experience: High School Diploma or GED required
Duties and responsibilities:
• Assist with food preparation and cleanup, and food storage and related kitchen supplies. Will wash and properly care for food delivery equipment. Will maintain cleanliness in accordance with state and local health, safety and sanitation regulations.
• Transport meals in coolers to several meal sites in a timely manner.
• Responsible for a large volume of preparation/ bagging of all meals. Assist with food preparation and cleanup.
• Performs all other job related duties assigned.
• Plan, assign, coordinate, organize and prioritize work.
• Models direct, positive, honest, and respectful behavior in every aspect of work with children, families, staff and community members.
• Actively participates in teambuilding, which includes sharing ideas and mutual support of team members.
• Ability to work flexible hours and work independently as needed
• Knowledge of and sensitivity to the unique challenges faced by families living in poverty.
• Physical strength/endurance/mobility to perform in a standard daily required work routine (i.e. walking, sitting, lifting 50lbs)
Licenses and certifications: Valid driver's license and insured vehicle (100/300 minimum coverage) for use on the job or acceptable alternative, criminal record check, driving record check randomized drug screening.
Please send cover letter and resume to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it by April 18, 2014

Bids & Proposals

 The Community Action Partnership of Strafford County is soliciting sealed proposals for the sale of a 2009 Suzuki SX4, 5 speed for a manual transmission 4 door vehicle. Sealed proposals may be delivered to 642 Central Ave, Dover, NH 03820 or mailed to P.O. Box 160, Dover, NH 03821 until 4:00PM on Friday, April 18, 2014. The outside of the envelope must be marked with CAPSC COPPER SUZUKI TRADE. Questions in reference to the above RFP should be in writing to Jen Rhode at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it before 1:00 PM on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Please visit our website for more details at www.straffordcap.org. CAP reserves the right to reject any and all proposals and to waive any technicalities or irregularities and to award the bid based on the highest and best interests of the agency.

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Request for Proposals for Food and Food Service Supplies
Community Action Partnership of Strafford County (CAP) is seeking proposals for Food and Food Service Supplies for 2014-2015. CAP is a private, non-profit organization that provides Head Start and Early Head Start services. We are the designated Federal grantee serving Strafford County, NH. Services will be utilized for a period of one year from the date of award with the option of two 1-year renewals.
This is an open and competitive process. Proposals from agencies must contain the signature of a duly authorized officer or agent of the agency submitting the proposal.
Provisions of this RFQ and the contents of the successful responses are considered available for inclusion in final contractual obligations.
CAP will negotiate contract terms upon selection. All contracts are subject to review by CAP legal counsel, and the bid will be awarded upon signing of an agreement or contract, which outlines terms, scope, budget and other necessary items.
If you have additional questions regarding the requirements, please email questions to Zachary Porter at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . All questions must be received by April 25, 2014.
Our open competition policies require prospective vendors to submit all questions in writing. Verbal quotes will not be accepted. Vendors may not contact other CAP / Head Start staff regarding this RFQ. All requested information must be included. Incomplete quote packets will not be considered for contract award.
CAP Strafford County Food and Supply RFQ 2014-15
Vendor Bid Sheet 2014
Proposal must be sealed and received by May 9, 2014.
Please title your sealed quote "Food and Food Service Supplies 2014-2015 RFQ"
Please review the specifications and mail or hand-deliver your proposal to:
Melissa Adams, Child & Family Services Director
Community Action Partnership of Strafford County
Mailing Address: PO Box 160, Dover, NH 03821
Physical Address: 642 Central Ave., Dover, NH 03820


Volunteer Opportunities

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Head Start/Early Head Start Nurse

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

The Head Start / Early Head Start Nurse is responsible for the coordination and delivery of health services to children and families participating in the Head Start (HS) / Early Head Start (EHS) / Home Visiting programs according to set performance standards and program requirements.   He/she acts as a resource to families and staff on an ongoing basis. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

·         Currently licensed as an R.N. or L.P.N. in the state of New Hampshire or compact state.

·         Experience in maternal / child health.

·         Current CPR/1st aid certification.  Ability to become CPR/1st aid program trainer.

·         Computer literate; able to enter and track data

·         Ability to organize and maintain accurate records

·         Ability to effectively communicate with young children, families with low income, coworkers, and community service providers

·         Ability to effectively screen children for vision, hearing, blood pressure, blood lead, HGB, height and weight

·         Ability to perform an accurate newborn assessment

·         Must have a reliable source of transportation with insurance (100/300 liability minimum), to be used in fulfilling responsibilities of the position

·         Must be able to lift 40lbs.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

            Head Start/ Early Head Start (32 hours per week):

Provides education, training and resources in the areas of health, nutrition and prenatal care to program participants and staff (e.g. nebulizer, epi-pen, inhalers, medication administration, etc.).  Conducts annual blood borne pathogen and universal precautions training for staff. 

Reviews for accuracy and thoroughness, health information for the Program Information Report (PIR) as entered by the Program Assistant, Home Visitors and Family Advocates. 

Assists Early Head Start home visitors with the provision of an educational program and assurance of appropriate prenatal care for pregnant women with the goal of a healthy pregnancy outcome.

Ensures that all families receive information regarding available health, dental and nutrition programs through the EHS Home Visitors.

Provides home visits to enrolled prenatal women providing support and follow-up as needed. 

Conducts post-partum / newborn home visits within 2 weeks of birth (when enrolled prenatally) and at 6 weeks.  Administers screening for maternal depression using the Edinburgh tool.  Provides breastfeeding support and resources as appropriate addressing topics such as nutrition, smoking cessation, environmental tobacco smoke, depression, family planning, etc. Conducts joint visits with home visiting staff thereafter when appropriate and requested by the parent or staff.

Makes home visits to address any health issues for children enrolled in home-based programs.

Is available to families during weekly socialization times to answer questions, provide education and resources.

Coordinates and implements summer health screenings for new families.

Provides scheduled drop-in hours for families and staff.

Responsible for care and upkeep of hearing and vision screening equipment.

Responsible for oral health screenings on pregnant moms, newborns and newly enrolled EHS children.

Assists Family Advocates and Home Visitors with growth, oral, hearing and vision screenings for all children ages 3 and over.

Provides blood pressure screenings on any child age 3 and over, if not completed during physical examination.

Provides and/or coordinates for onsite blood lead and HGB clinics as needed to meet program standards.

Screens each child for health status.  Facilitates Individual Health Plan meetings as needed, recommending appropriate actions for identified health problems and generating appropriate paperwork for each child.  Ensures all needed authorizations are in place.

Uses PROMIS to monitor and ensure EPDST schedules are up to date. If schedule is not current, works with the Home Visitor/Family Advocate to facilitate a plan to bring EPDST up to date.

In conjunction with the Health Services Manager, plans and participates in spring screenings for returning children, Health Fair in September, and annual Fit Fair.

Provides emergency health care and first aid when needed.

Monitors administration of all medications according to child care licensing standards. 

Monitors and requests replenishment of necessary health and medical supplies.

Assists in creating opportunities for meaningful parent involvement.

Meets set productivity standards as agreed between Program Nurse and Manager.

Assists in planning, and is an active participant in Health Advisory Committee meetings.

Completes the annual New Hampshire Childcare Immunization survey each fall.

Pursues ongoing professional development related to health services and program requirements. 

Constructively utilizes formal and peer supervision to evaluate and improve effectiveness in providing services.  This includes active participation in supervision, team meetings and agency meetings. 

Any other duties assigned by the Health Services Manager for the benefit of the program and/or agency.