Child Care Food Program Caseworker

The Child Care Food Program Caseworker is responsible for the day-to-day function of the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).  The caseworker will monitor his/her caseloads to ensure that all files and program practices meet all Federal, State and agency requirements.  The caseworker will work together with the program manager and the Lead Food Program Counselor to provide guidance and support to all providers and families participating in the Food Program.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  •  Work with the team to plan, develop and implement written policies and procedures to support overall program functions including recruitment, enrollment and training for providers.
  • Monitor Family Child Care Providers enrolled in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) for contract compliance
  • Provide technical assistance on program regulations and child nutrition to providers
  • Conduct site visits to Family Child Care homes in accordance with program guidelines
  • Assist in the preparation and submission of the monthly program reports in a timely manner
  •  Attend and help with the coordination of mandated annual provider trainings
  • Develop and implement training curriculum on various topics related to program requirements
  • Develop and implement a system to ensure program provider files are accurate, up-to-date and in compliance with program regulations 
  • Maintain on-going communication and follow-ups with program participants and staff members
  • Assist with program contract compliance, understand, follow and be able to implement policies and procedures of Food Program set by Federal, State and agency requirements
  • Update, inform and implement new changes, and rules to program participants
  • Coordinate and deliver training for program participants on child nutrition and program compliance
  • Assist with management to design and support a system of ongoing quality improvement of the program
  • Assist in the process and completion of conducting annual survey to providers to determine the needs and trends within the field
  • Provide translation of materials, newsletters and periodic communication tools
  • Be able to work night shift and weekend as needed
  • Other duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bilingual/biliterate in Chinese/English required
  • Two years of paid relevant experience
  • Knowledge of Child Care Licensing regulations and quality child care standard is plus
  • Demonstrated sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds of the child development field in San Francisco
  • Strong interpersonal skills, take initiative and problem solving
  • Attentive to details and able to handle multiple tasks with flexibility
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team member
  • Ability to anticipate and coordinate work to meet deadlines
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds occasionally

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • A.A degree in Nutrition,  Child Development or related field preferred

HOW TO APPLY:

  • To apply for an open position, please submit a cover letter, your resume and a copy of your transcript, to humanresources@wuyee.org.