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235 Nahani Way, Mississauga, ON L4Z 3J6, Canada Req #130
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Work with us at Family Day!




Permanent Part Time – 25 hours per week   


Nahani Way – Mississauga – Peel Region



About Family Day:

Family Day Care Services is committed to high-quality early learning and care. We are a non-profit, charitable organization with a long and distinguished history of providing services to children and families throughout Toronto, York and Peel Regions. We are a multi service organization which provides a broad range of services including: 24 Child Care Centres,  49 Before and After Care programs, 208 Licensed Home Child Cares, 6 Early ON programs, 2 Homework Plus programs, and Special Needs Resourcing for children and their families living in the Greater Toronto Area.


Family Day Offers:

  • Employer paid health benefits *

  • Employer contribution pension match*

  • Generous vacation, sick leave and medical appointments

  • Child Care discount for contract and permanent staff

  • Long Term Service appreciation gifts

  • Rewards and Recognition programs

  • In-house training/professional development

  • Opportunities for career progression

  • Employee Referral program


* Permanent only

During summer, winter, March Break and P.A days full time hours may be available.

(only for Split Shift postings)

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Centre Supervisor the Cook is responsible for planning and preparing meals that are healthy and nutritious to be served in the child care centre and associated satellite programs. All food preparation is in accordance with Public Health standards, Canada Food Guide, Early Years Act (CCEYA), municipal and regional by-laws and Family Day’s Policies and procedures.  The Cook is also responsible for lunch clean up and coordination of the child care centre laundry.


Job Duties:

  • Plan and prepare nutritional meals in accordance with the Day Nurseries Act guidelines, in consultation with the Centre Supervisor. 

  • Prepare suitable menu substitutions for children with allergies and individual dietary requirements

  • Ensure adequate supplies are available to meet daily menu plan requirements

  • Purchase weekly groceries according to the menu plan in a cost effective manner

  • Prepare and serve daily lunches and snacks for children enrolled both at child care centre and associated satellite programs

  • Regularly order food, cleaning supplies and paper products each month in consultation with the centre supervisor to ensure the centre is stocked as required

  • Operate and maintain kitchen according to Public Health inspection requirements

  • Ability to incorporate light housekeeping duties in daily routines

    Education and Experience Required

  • Certificate or Diploma in Food Handling and Preparation

  • Prior experience preparing meals in a business or institutional setting will be an asset

  • Understanding and working knowledge of  current Public Health Guidelines and Canadian Food Guide

  • Experience in cooking for large groups

  • Excellent communication and written skills

  • Ability to work productivity in a team environment

  • Social and multicultural sensitivity

  • Medical  required – including TB (two stages) 6 months current to hiring date

  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check 6 months current to hiring date

  • Current Standard First Aid and CPR, level C

  • Able to work 8:00 am to 2:00 pm (Mon) and 9:00 am to 2:00 pm (Tue-Fri)



    As an equal opportunity employer our staff represents many diverse backgrounds. We are committed, respectful and inclusive bringing awareness, passion and new ideas that contribute to quality early learning and child care.


    Interested candidates may apply by June 30, 2019 through our website:


    Family Day Care Services is committed to providing a safe environment for children. All applicants will be thoroughly screened using background checks and a review process.

    In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005, and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Family Day Care Services will provide a reasonable accommodation to employees and prospective employees to the point of undue hardship upon request and as required in respect of the individual’s particular restrictions and limitations. If you require a specific accommodation because of a disability or a medical need to ensure your equal participation, feel free to contact Human Resources via email:

We are Hiring! If you have the passion, creativity and dedication we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • 235 Nahani Way, Mississauga, ON L4Z 3J6, Canada