Front Desk Receptionist

CLASSIFICATION:           Non-Exempt   

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

Responsible for performing a variety of receptionist and administrative duties in support of the efficient and effective operation of TAP.  Staff the main switchboard (front office) and serve as the first point of contact for all visitors and phone calls to the Agency.  Perform other office related tasks such as typing, greeting customers, stamping and distributing mail and entering and tracking data into the computer.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by:  Director of Human Resources

Supervises: No One

Coordinates with:  TAP Staff, Management Team, Vendors, Visitors, Board of Directors, and all TAP employees

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs duties of Switchboard Operator (answering a multi-line, busy system).
  • Answers and direct all calls and take messages, as needed.
  • Pick up mail daily from post office; stamps and distribute mail daily and run month end postage reports.
  • Processes all invoices in a timely manner.
  • Receives, tracks and monitors employment applications and enters data into Excel.
  • Orders and maintain office and mailroom supplies.
  • Distributes and/or post job vacancies to various departments.
  • Receives, tracks and monitors UPS/FedEx/Express packages.
  • Print out all applications/resumes that come through jobs website and forward to HR Asst.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
  • Masks must be worn while conducting TAP business or in a TAP facility

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Good working knowledge of computer applications (Word, Excel, Internet).
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records in an organized manner.
  • Good communication skills, professionalism and team work.
  • Good work ethic.
  • Good attendance.
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Resourceful and organized.
  • Strong attention to detail and maintain confidentiality.

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Virginia Operator’s license with a good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical activity of this position – stooping, reaching, walking, use of fingers for – picking, pinching, and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking, hearing, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – sedentary work; exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects; work involves sitting most of the time.
  • Visual acuity requirements – close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; must have visual acuity to operate a motor vehicle and/or heavy equipment.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Housing Case Manager SSVF

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

To administer the operation of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. These duties include the oversight of the eligibility and screening process of very low-income veteran families, reviewing and accepting applications of eligible families and providing counseling to assist the family in establishing a plan to obtain and retain self-sufficiency.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by:  Director TVW

Supervises: No one

Coordinates with:  CHRC, VA, Homeless services providers, Community Service Agencies, Veterans Benefits staff, TAP departments, veterans coalition, homeless veterans program, veterans help desk, HAT team, COC

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determines client eligibility, verify and file supporting documentation.
  • Maintains impeccable records, case logs, and client notes in adherence with all required documentation.
  • Prepare reports of the status of the program.
  • Answer incoming calls and schedule appointments with clients needing assistance.
  • Refer clients to other sources as needed.
  • Meet with clients and perform counseling functions related to needs.
  • Helping clients to set goals and form action plans.
  • Collaborate with landlords and mortgage companies as needed to assist clients with housing needs.
  • Attend training and conferences as needed to maintain certifications and keep abreast of housing laws and issues.
  • Establish a working relationship with the local continuum of care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • General knowledge of community resources and supportive services.
  • Individual and group counseling skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, especially veterans and disadvantaged persons.
  • Particular knowledge of the challenges and needs of people who have experienced homelessness.
  • Considerable knowledge and skills related to counseling, housing issues and laws, computer and general clerical skills and effective communication skills required.
  • Must be able to assist clients with budget and credit counseling, thus helping clients to implement a budget and conform to it.
  • Must be able to use a computer, including software such as the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Must be able to learn HMIS software and track changes in client files through both written documentation and computer software tracking.
  • Occasionally performs home inspections.
  • Must be able to prepare complex reports and financial documents.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field or Associate’s degree and equivalent experience.
  • Experience in case management, counseling and working with veterans.
  • Two year’s experience in housing counseling or closely related field a plus.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Virginia Operator’s license with a good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • This position is available for remote work upon supervisor approval
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – light work; exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently.
  • Visual acuity requirements – close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals are Encouraged to Apply

Support Counselor/Volunteer Coordinator – SVREC

CLASSIFICATION:   Non-Exempt

 

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

Provide case management and support for all clients referred from local Department of Social Services.  Support client in obtaining the needed service from cadre of training, community, and employment services available to identify, manage and overcome barriers to employment and to assist client in developing and achieving a plan of action including short-term, intermediate and long-range goals for increased wages and sustained employment.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by:  Operations Manager and Director

Supervises: SVREC clients placed in work experience placements

Coordinates with:  Other staff, Southwest Virginia Regional Employment Coalition partners and worksite supervisors

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provides counseling and support for clients.
  • Responsible for establishing, supervising and tracking training and work experience for the clients.
  • Conducts orientations for VIEW-referred clients.
  • Provides additional employment barrier assessments for clients placed in work experience or public service programs.
  • Responsible for client evaluations, keeping all records, progress notes and other correspondence involved in worksite placement.
  • Acts as liaison between worksite, client and DSS employment specialist.
  • Assists clients with job search and job placement.
  • Attends monthly SVREC meeting and in-house team and staff meetings.
  • Monitors the use of resources and impact on clients and their families as appropriate.
  • Conducts worksite visits to monitor clients.
  • Assists management with submitting timely and accurate reports.
  • Conducts instruction of job readiness and retention training when requested.
  • Provides job placement services for clients.
  • Collaborates and communicates with other community partners to provide effective services.  (Example: Refugee and Immigration Services, TLC, etc.)
  • Oversees agency’s volunteer program. Coordinates application and recognition.
  • Serves on committees and special task groups as assigned by manager or director.
  • Assists with agency special events and fundraising.
  • Creates an environment that fosters a spirit of teamwork with other staff and personnel at This Valley Works.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and requested.
  • Masks must be worn while conducting TAP business or in a TAP facility

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  • Thorough knowledge of best practices in the field.
  • Ability to exhibit appropriate professional interactions with staff, partners, and the community.
  • Knowledge of community resources.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Degree in Social Work, Sociology or closely related field preferred.
  • Experience in human services with a working knowledge of employment training programs.
  • Experience in employer relations.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Reliable transportation and a valid Virginia Operator’s license.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • This position is available for remote work upon supervisor approval
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – sedentary work; exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data figures; transcribing, viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Housing Case Manager

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

 

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

To assist in administration the operation of the RMRP Program. These duties include the oversight of the eligibility and screening process of very low-income families, reviewing and accepting applications of eligible families and providing counseling to assist the family in establishing a plan to obtain and retain self-sufficiency.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by:  Director TVW

Supervises:  No one

Coordinates with:  CHRC, Homeless services providers, Community Service Agencies, TAP departments, homeless program, HAT team, COC

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determines client eligibility, verify and file supporting documentation.
  • Maintains impeccable records, case logs, and client notes in adherence with all required documentation.
  • Answer incoming calls and schedule appointments with clients needing assistance.
  • Refer clients to other sources as needed.
  • Meet with clients and perform counseling functions related to needs.
  • Helping clients to set goals and form action plans.
  • Establish a working relationship with the local continuum of care.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • General knowledge of community resources and supportive services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, especially disadvantaged persons.
  • Particular knowledge of the challenges and needs of people who have experienced homelessness.
  • Knowledge and skills related to counseling, housing issues and laws, computer and general clerical skills and effective communication skills required.
  • Must be able to assist clients with budget counseling, thus helping clients to implement a budget and conform to it.
  • Must be able to use a computer, including software such as the Microsoft Office suite.
  • Must be able to learn HMIS software and track changes in client files through both written documentation and computer software tracking.

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High School diploma or Associate’s degree. Some college preferred.
  • Experience in case management, counseling or working with disadvantaged.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Valid Virginia Operator’s license with a good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • This position is available for remote work upon supervisor approval
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – light work; exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently.
  • Visual acuity requirements – close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals are Encouraged to Apply

Whole Family Supervisor

CLASSIFICATION:   Exempt/Administrative

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

 The Whole Family Advocate Supervisor develops, implements, and coordinates the Head Start Family and Community Partnership services to meet the Head Start performance standards and TAP’s policies and guidelines.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP

Supervised by:  Assistant Director of Head Start

Supervises:  Whole Family Advocates and Home-Based Coordinator (HS&EHS &  CCP)

Coordinates with:  Education component, Health component, ERSEA component, Central Staff, Center Staff, TAP Whole Family Intake, Case Navigator and Workforce Development Staff

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Assists ERSEA Supervisor in targeting areas for recruitment as needed.
  • Establishes and maintains a current record keeping system and implements a system of monitoring activities.
  • Establishes and monitors system for the use of Family and Community Partnership forms and reports, i.e., Family Partnership Agreement, enrollment data, attendance, and PIR.
  • Prepares Family Partnership agreement data reports for program management.
  • Assists in collecting necessary data to maintain program compliance.
  • Submits monthly board report.
  • Represents the best interest of Head Start families to the community and other Human Services agencies.
  • Acts as a liaison for Head Start families with Human Services agencies.
  • Represents Head Start on committees of other human services agencies.
  • Develops referral and follow-up system and procedures between Head Start, other TAP programs, and other community agencies in collaboration with TAP Whole Family intake and referral process.
  • Supervises, coordinates, and assists the Whole Family Advocate staff in the implementation of the Family and Community Partnerships area.
  • Develops and implements a plan/system of continuous monitoring and evaluation of the service area activities.
  • Monitors the Family Partnership agreements data to determine if individual family needs are being met and follow-up is provided.
  • Provides supervision and individual professional plan to Whole Family Advocate staff and Home-Based Coordinator.
  • Assigns recruitment duties, family caseloads, and related duties to Whole Family  Advocate staff.
  • Develops in-service training for Head Start program staff and families.
  • Collects and maintains a current family listing of parents that would like to participate on any committees, including policy council.
  • Provides training to all Whole Family Advocate staff on Family and Community Partnerships’ expectations and responsibilities.
  • Provides or obtains training for Whole Family Advocates on goal setting with families, Head Start Performance standards, health requirements, etc.
  • Maintains a system of reporting child abuse and neglect.
  • Establishes a reporting system for possible abuse and/or neglect of children.
  • Reports immediately to Protective Services suspected cases of abuse and/or neglect as they occur.
  • Serves as lead to the Whole Family and Community Partnerships Committee.
  • Schedules meetings once a year and other times if needed.
  • Notifies parents, staff, and community agencies, including TAP programs, of meetings in advance of the meeting date.
  • Works with the Advisory Committee and staff in maintaining performance standards and meeting deadlines.
  • Provides assistance to Home-Based Coordinator in carrying out Family and Community Partnership responsibilities.
  • Staff Management
  • Works with the Assistant Director of Family Services in the resolution of personnel problems. If unable to resolve, will work with the Head Start Director.
  • Evaluates Whole Family Advocates and Home-Based Coordinator annually.
  • Conducts monthly meetings/trainings with Whole Family Advocate and Home-     Based Coordinator.
  • Attends meetings related to Head Start or program area.
  • Attends Central Staff meetings and other meetings as assigned.
  • Participates in training.
  • Organizes a Policy Council monthly
  • Organizes and coordinates Policy Council and executive meetings.
  • Assists in providing guidance and training to the council members and officers.
  • Provides a mailing of information/ reports to the members monthly prior to the Policy Council meetings.
  • Performs any other job-related tasks upon request.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the existing community and human services agencies
  • Must possess skills in expressing self orally and in writing
  • Record keeping and data collecting skills required
  • Ability to communicate effectively and strong customer service skills.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s or a Master’s Degree in Social Work or related field or equivalent experience.
  • One year’s minimum experience working with an agency or institution providing social

services to people

  • Must have at least 1 to 3 three years supervisory experience

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must possess a valid VA drivers’ license and access to reliable transportation
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender, and child protective services.
  • Provide driving record in order to be added to the company insurance.
  • Adhere to TAP’s mandatory COVID vaccine policy
  • Must be willing to adjust work schedule as needed
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like; balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching, and typing; grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – medium work; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Conditions worker subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.
  • REQUIRED TO WEAR masks with a few exceptions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Cook

CLASSIFICATION:   Non-Exempt

 

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

The primary function is to prepare and cook food in large quantities for distribution to child development centers. Perform kitchen duties in accordance with the menu and food sanitation and safety protocol.  Use professional judgment when necessary. Will work under supervision and will be given detailed instructions on assignments other than routine. Work is reviewed through observation and inspection.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by: Food Service Manager

Supervises: No one

Coordinates with:  Lead Cook

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares food for cooking and serving daily.
  • Performs advance preparation for next day.
  • Packages food for transport daily.
  • Maintains a safe and sanitary working environment at all times.
  • Cleans kitchen, equipment and other food service equipment daily.
  • Collects food from the stockroom, items to prepare meals daily.
  • At the end of each meal, returns any unused food items to the stockroom.
  • Carries food to/from stockroom, freezer/refrigerators daily.
  • Cleans floor and packaging area as needed.
  • Cleans storage (dry), freezers and refrigerators weekly.
  • Works as a team with other kitchen personnel.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
  • Required to wear masks with a few exceptions

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Dependable.
  • Able to work as a team with other kitchen personnel.
  • Ability to communicate with staff in a clear and positive manner.
  • Ability to communicate well with others in oral and written form.
  • Knowledge of food sanitation and safety principles.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Two years’ experience as a cook in a large food service operation.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching and typing; grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – heavy work; exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently; and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – must have visual acuity to operate a motor vehicle and/or heavy equipment.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – both environmental conditions; activities occur inside and outside; subject to noise; subject to hazards including a variety of hazards such as proximity to moving mechanical parts; exposure to heat or exposure to chemicals; subject to atmospheric conditions that could affect the respiratory system of the skin: fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases or poor ventilation.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Delivery Driver/Food Service Helper

CLASSIFICATION:   Non-Exempt

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

Perform varied food service tasks, including assisting cooks in the preparation of food, food products, serving, packaging of food, cleaning equipment, facilities, washing dishes, pots, containers, silverware, and transferring of stock.  Drive and deliver food to centers if requested.  Will work under supervision and will be given detailed instructions on assignments that are not routine.  Work is reviewed through observation and inspection.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by:      Food Service Manager

Supervises:            No one

Coordinates with:  Lead Cook and other kitchen staff

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Assists Food Production Supervisor in taking inventory and maintaining stock, as scheduled.
    • Assists in preparation of meats, vegetables, fruits, and other foods, daily.
    • Cleans floor and packaging area daily.
    • Cleans storage (dry), freezers and refrigerators, weekly.
    • Carries food to/from stockroom, freezer and refrigerators, daily.
    • Cleans kitchen and food service equipment daily.
    • Opens food cartons and crates upon receiving.
    • Packs food cartons and crates upon receiving.
    • Prepares food for delivery daily.
    • Prepares food transport containers for packaging/delivery daily.
    • Drives van or truck to deliver food to centers as requested.
    • Takes out trash, cleans trash containers daily.
    • Works as a team member with other kitchen personnel.
    • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
    • Required to wear masks with a few exceptions

 

  • ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to learn repetitive tasks quickly.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Must have a minimum of six months experience in food service operations

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a valid Virginia Operator’s license with a good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical  activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking, repetitive motion of the wrists, hand, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – very heavy work; exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – worker must have visual acuity to operate a motor vehicle and/or heavy equipment.
  • Condition subject to in this position – atmospheric conditions; one or more of the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the skin:  fumes, odors, dust, mist, gases or poor ventilation.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Lead Housing Case Manager SSVF

CLASSIFICATION:            Non-Exempt

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

To administer the operation of the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program.  These duties include the oversight of the eligibility and screening process of very low-income veteran families, reviewing and accepting applications of eligible families, providing counseling to assist the family in establishing a plan to obtain and retain self-sufficiency, and coordinating referrals to other service providers as necessary.  In addition, assist the director with reporting and monitoring of subcontracts.

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIP:

Supervised by: Director of TVW

Supervises:  No one

Coordinates with:  CHRC, VA and Continuum of Care members

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Determine client eligibility, verifies and files supporting documentation.
  • Maintains impeccable records, case logs, and client notes in adherence with all required documentation.
  • Prepares reports of the status of the program.
  • Answers incoming calls and schedules appointments with clients needed assistance.  Meets with clients and performs counseling functions related to needs, including setting goals and creating action plans; providing housing counseling; assisting participants in understanding their leases; securing utilities; making moving arrangements; and coordinating referrals to other agencies for additional supportive services, as needed.
  • Attends training and conferences as needed to maintain certifications and keep abreast of housing laws and issues.
  • Establishes a working relationship with the local Continuum of Care.
  • Prepares monthly and quarterly reports with the VA.
  • Reviews case files for compliance.
  • Monitors sub-contractors with Director.
  • Occasionally performs home inspections.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
  • Masks must be worn while conducting TAP business or in a TAP facility

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • General knowledge of community resources and supportive services.
  • Individual and group counseling skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and work as part of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others, especially veterans and disadvantaged persons.
  • Particular knowledge of the challenges and needs of veterans and people who have experienced homelessness.
  • Considerable knowledge and skills related to case management or counseling, as well as housing issues and laws.  Must be able to assist clients with creating, implementing, and conforming to household budgets.
  • Must be able to prepare complex reports and financial documents.
  • Must have excellent clerical skills. Must be able to use a computer, including software such as Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to learn HMIS software and trach changes in client files through both written documentation and computer software tracking.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Requires Bachelor’s degree in Human Services field or Associate’s degree and equivalent experience.
  • Experience in case management, counseling and working with veterans.
  • Two years’ experience in housing counseling or closely related field a plus.
  • Knowledge of HUD’s Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program (HPRP) a plus.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: health, criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must have a valid Virginia Operator’s license with a good driving record and reliable transportation.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching, and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – light work; exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently.

 

  • Visual acuity requirements – close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

 

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Special Needs Assistant – Rockbridge

CLASSIFICATION:  Non-Exempt

 

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

Assists the Teacher in carrying out the educational program for children with disabilities, special needs, and/or mental/behavioral health issues.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by: Lead Teacher, Teacher, Center Supervisors, Disabilities Coordinator, Behavior Health Coordinator, Education Coordinator

Supervises:  No One

Coordinates with:  EHS/HS Center and Administrative Staff

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in planning and conducting activities that meet the individual needs of the children with disabilities in the classroom as indicated by IFSP/IEP goals, Individualization Plans or Individual Service Plans.

–     Assists with the implementation of lesson plans and IFSP/IEP goals.

–     Assists on field trips and REACH bus drop-off/pick-ups as scheduled.

–     Contributes information on children’s progress to the classroom teacher, weekly.

–     Reviews IEP goals and/or service plans before children arrive to make sure of his/her responsibilities.

  • Assists in the selection of adaptive materials and supplies, as needed to implement IEP goals and other special needs of children with disabilities or service plans of children with behavioral concerns.

–     Works with the teacher to develop learning aides.

–     Communicate with teacher if special equipment or materials are needed.

–     Assist in documenting observations for Teaching Strategies GOLD

  • Maintains a working knowledge of all Head Start Performance Standards, Policies and Licensing regulations.

–     Based on Head Start performance standards, demonstrates developmentally appropriate practice throughout the center in all interactions with children.

–     Assists in arranging and maintaining a classroom environment conducive to exploration and experiential learning with interest areas labeled, defined, and accessible to children.

–     Assists with keeping equipment and materials safe, clean, and in good condition at all times, both indoors and outdoors.

–     Calls supervisor one hour prior to center opening when unable to report to work (tardiness, sickness, emergencies).

  • Works to continue education by attending classes, meetings, workshops, and conferences related to Head Start and early childhood education, earning at least 21 training hours per program year as defined in the TAP Head Start training plan.

–     Attends center staff meetings monthly, or as needed.

–     Develops professional development goals with supervisor, annually.

–     Participates in classes, workshops, meetings, and conferences that move toward meeting professional development goals, as requested or assigned.

–     Attends planned in-service training, as assigned.

–     Attends service area committee meetings, as assigned.

  • Assists the Lead Teacher in creating an atmosphere in the center that is welcoming to parents and families of all children, including children with disabilities.

–     Encourages parent participation daily by providing parents with information about how they can be involved.

–     Assists in providing a parent reception area.

–     Greets parents daily and invites them to participate.

–     Attends parent meetings as assigned.

  • Works with staff and parents to maintain a quality program.

–     Works as needed to provide center coverage for staff shortages.

–     Calls Supervisor and Lead Teacher one hour prior to center opening when unable to report to work (tardiness, sickness, emergencies).

–     Reports cases of suspected child abuse or neglect to supervisor and calls child protective services immediately.

–     Administers first aid, as needed.

–     Interacts respectfully and appropriately with children, staff and parents.

  • Adheres to all policies/procedures as outlined in the TAP Head Start Center Based Handbook.
  • Presents self professionally to colleagues, parents and community through appropriate dress, language and behavior.
  • Creates a positive work environment by demonstrating flexibility and willingness to perform duties by participating appropriately in program planning and decisions and implementation of those plans.
  • Adheres to NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct as adopted by TAP Head Start.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
  • Required to wear masks with a few exceptions.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Working knowledge of developmental characteristics and needs of preschool children.
  • Good knowledge of appropriate activities and interactions with preschool children.
  • Ability to learn, understand and follow policies and procedures outlined in the TAP Head Start Policies and Procedures Manual and other written and oral directions from program staff and supervisors.
  • Ability to participate in and contribute to writing of lesson plans, collection of child data, and recording of child observations.
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write and communicate with staff, parents, and children in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Demonstrated patience and understanding of children with special needs.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Must have high school diploma or G.E.D.

Experience with preschool children in a group setting.

Obtain/maintain a current First Aid and CPR certification card within 6 months of employment.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a valid Virginia Operator’s license and reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Must have ability to interact with children.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching, and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – medium work; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds constantly to move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – must be able to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Teacher Assistant – Rockbridge

CLASSIFICATION: Non-Exempt

 

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

Assists the Teacher in planning and carrying out the educational programs in Head Start/Early Head Start classrooms.   Aides the Teacher with supervision of all children in the classroom and providing children with educational experiences that help them grow mentally, socially, emotionally and physically.  Works will all service area and classroom staff to ensure successful, nurturing experiences for children in the child development centers, while recognizing the parents as the most important influences in the lives of the children.

 

ORGNAIZATION RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by:  Lead Teacher, Teacher, Center Supervisor, Education Coordinator

Supervises:  No One

Coordinates with:     Center and Administrative Staff, Community Specialists,  Classroom Volunteers

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists teacher in planning activities that meet the social, emotional, physical and educational needs of the children in the classroom.
  • Complete the Teacher Assistant Planning Form as required by policy.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and adheres to the TAP Policies and Procedures Manual, the Creative Curriculum and Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Observes and supervises children individually and as a group, and responds to the needs of the group and individual children in a timely and appropriate manner.
  • Follows lesson plans and routines but allows for flexibility to change with children’s interests and needs.
  • Records and dates weekly child observations and assist with other duties as agreed upon within the teaching team.
  • Collects and files work samples and items for child’s portfolio.
  • Supports a team approach in meeting Head Start Performance Standards and licensing requirements.
  • Works with center team to solve problems or seek additional resources as needed to help families and children.
  • Assists Lead Teacher/Teacher in creating an atmosphere in the center that is welcoming to parents and families by greeting parents in a friendly manner as they bring and pick up their children.
  • Follows the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct regarding appropriate interactions with staff and parents, including taking concerns to appropriate sources, refraining from gossiping or inappropriate interactions with colleagues and parents and exhibiting professional behavior at all times.
  • Presents self professionally to colleagues, parents and community through appropriate dress, language and behavior.
  • Creates a positive work environment by demonstrating flexibility and willingness to perform other job-related duties as assigned and by participating appropriately in program planning and decisions and in implementation of those plans.
  • Assumes duties of teacher in his/her absence, or upon request.
  • Works with Lead Teacher and Center Supervisor in maintaining and accumulating In-Kind.Reports
  • Assists with maintaining classroom environment in accordance with TAP Head Start/Early Head Start policies and procedures and Virginia Minimum Standards for Licensed Child Care Programs.
  • Assists in setting up and cleaning the classrooms.
  • Keeps equipment and materials safe, clean and in good condition at all times, both indoors and outdoors.
  • Assists in maintaining a classroom environment conducive to exploration and experimental learning with interest areas labeled, defined, and accessible to children.
  • Provide accident information immediately to supervisor; reports cases of suspected child abuse or neglect to supervisory staff and call Child Protective Services immediately.
  • Adheres to all policies/procedures as outlined in the TAP Head Start Policy and Procedures Manual.
  • Adheres to NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct as adopted by TAP Head Start.
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating flexibility and willingness to perform other job duties by participating appropriately in program planning and decisions, and in the implementation of those plans.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
  • Required to wear masks with a few exceptions.

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Basic knowledge of developmental characteristics and needs of preschool children.
  • Some knowledge of appropriate activities and interactions with preschool children.
  • Ability to learn, understand and follow policies and procedures outlined in the TAP Head Start Policies and Procedures Manual and other written and oral directions from program staff and supervisors.
  • Ability to read, write and communicate with staff, parents and children in an appropriate and professional manner.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • AA degree with concentration in early childhood education or child development.
  • At least one year of experience with preschool children.
  • CDA with at least one year experience with preschool children.
  • Virginia Early Education certificate (Preschool).
  • Must attend a minimum of 21 training hours as required and provided by TAP Head Start.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a valid Virginia Operator’s license and reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must pass drug screening. Some positions require positive complete background screening including:  criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Must be able to interact with children.
  • Must have CPR, First Aid Certification, and MAT certification or be able to complete such certification within 6 months of employment.
  • Must be available to work any eight (8) hour shift during center operational hours of 6:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching, and typing; grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – medium work; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – must be able to determine the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • Conditions worker subject to in this position – worker in not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Center Lunch Aide

CLASSIFICATION:   Non-Exempt

 

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

The primary responsibility is to facilitate food service to Head Start center-based children.  Perform various food service tasks, including set up and clean up before and after meals using sanitary food service practices and following Head Start and USDA policies. Works only when children are in attendance unless otherwise requested.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by: Lead Teacher/Center Supervisor and Food Service Manager

Supervises:   No One

Coordinates with:  All Center Staff

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works as a member of the Center Team to facilitate meal service to all children in the program.
  • Orders weekly supplies from central kitchen.
  • Maintains a neat, clean, and sanitary kitchen.
  • Monitors and records food temperatures daily.
  • Maintains food at safe temperatures.
  • Portions food into serving bowls for family style feeding.
  • Assist in food service to children as requested.
  • Checks for and provides substitutions to children with food allergies.
  • Cleans and sanitizes dishes and utensils.
  • Sweeps, mops, and sanitizes dining area and kitchen daily.
  • Requests additional supplies from and reports problems or concerns to the Lead Teacher or Food Services Manager as needed.
  • Cleans refrigerators and carts weekly.
  • Assists in the classroom for short periods of time to maintain staff-child ratios.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience in food service operations preferred.
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn and perform repetitive tasks quickly.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Willing to attend food sanitation and safety training.
  • Dependable.
  • Ability to work with adults as a team.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

High school diploma or GED.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching, and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – medium work; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force occasionally to move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – must be able to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker in not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply

Nutrition Services Coordinator (Temporary)

CLASSIFICATION:   Non-Exempt

DEFINITION AND PURPOSE:

Responsible for coordinating all nutrition services to enrolled children and families, including children with special dietary needs.  Duties include planning and approving all menus for full day and part day programs for children from six weeks to five years of age, monitoring food service quality and delivery, providing nutrition education to staff and families, assisting staff and families in managing special feeding issues of children, and performing food surveys and nutritional analysis.

 

ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervised by: Supervisor of Health Services

Supervises:  No one

Coordinates with:  Food Service Manager, Food Service Staff, Center Staff, Home Base Staff

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, prepares, and oversees distribution of cycle menus.

–     Menus must meet all USDA and Head Start Performance Standard Guidelines.

–     Menus should reflect foods that are low in fat, salt, and sugar, high in fiber, and provide nutrient dense foods including a variety of fruits and vegetables.

–     Menus must be prepared in coordination with the Food Service Manager, taking into account availability and cost.

  • Ensures the quality and safety of food production and preparation.

–     Monitors preparation and cooking procedures.

–     Monitors safety and sanitation in the kitchen.

–     Monitors recipes and ingredients for adherence to program and USDA guidelines.

  • Monitors food service in centers.

–     Educates about and model family style meal service.

–     Monitor food service safety and sanitation.

–     Complete required USDA monitoring forms (three times per program year, the first cycle within 30 days of fall enrollment).

  • Participates in the planning and leadership of the Health and Nutrition Services Advisory Committee.

–     Schedules with the Supervisor of Health Services to hold three Health and Nutrition Advisory Committee meetings per year.

–     Recruits staff, parents, and community members to serve on the committee.

–     Arranges for appropriate handouts and agenda content.

  • Provides case management of children referred through the Nutrition Alert process who have been identified or are suspected of nutritional needs.

–     Receives and responds to Nutrition Alerts in a timely manner.

–     Meets with parents and staff to discuss concerns.

–     Arranges for or provides nutrition counseling as needed for children and families.

  • Provides education and/or referrals for evaluation and treatment to parents of children with special food issues, including those children above or below optimal growth standards.
  • Plans and arranges for or provide nutrition education programs for staff and parents.

–     Provides workshops for parents on nutrition issues at parent meetings and parent seminars.

–     Provides trainings and/or education for staff concerning principles of nutrition or specific nutrition topics as requested.

–     Participates in community nutrition seminars and events as requested.

  • Plans and supervises special nutrition related projects.

–     Plans and coordinates the spring Health Fair for children.

–     Solicits assistance for the Health Fair from community professionals and organizations, and nutrition and/or nursing students.

–     Assists the Supervisor of Health Services in planning and implementing the annual Staff Health Fair.

  • Provides USDA required training to center staff annually.
  • Performs other duties as assigned and required.
  • Required to wear masks with a few exceptions

 

ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of the principles of nutrition for preschoolers required.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and abilities.
  • Proficient in oral and written communication and public speaking.
  • Computer literate, specifically in the areas of nutrition software/food service analysis.

 

TRAINING, EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • BS Degree in Human Nutrition
  • Registered Dietitian (or in the process of becoming registered)
  • Two years’ supervisory experience in a food services facility preferred.
  • Two years’ experience in planning USDA approved menus and food service to preschool children preferred.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must have a valid Virginia Operator’s license and reliable transportation.
  • TAP is a mandatory COVID vaccine employer.
  • Must pass drug screening.  Some positions require positive complete background screening including: criminal, sex offender and child protective services.
  • Physical activity of this position – climbing; ascending and descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like; balancing; stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, use of fingers for – picking, pinching, and typing; grasping, feeling, hearing, talking, repetitive motion of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
  • Physical requirements of this position – medium work; exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force occasionally to move objects.
  • Visual acuity requirements – close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; must be able to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned or to make general observations of facilities or structures.
  • Conditions subject to in this position – worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

 

This description provides information regarding the essential functions of the designated job, and general nature and level of work associated with the job.  It should not be interpreted to describe all the duties that may be required of such employees or be used to limit the nature and extent of assignments such an individual may be given.

 

Every TAP employee shares in TAP’s responsibility to “Mobilize Community Resources” in support of TAP’s anti-poverty efforts.

 

TAP hires only U.S. Citizens and lawfully authorized aliens.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug Free Workplace

Bilinguals Encouraged to Apply