Child & Adult Care Food Program Consultant

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Overview:
Non-exempt Part-Time Employee (approximately 25 hours per week) is responsible for tasks that fulfill state and federal regulatory obligations of a CACFP sponsor. Work includes processing documentation for reimbursement, maintaining records on provider history, onsite monitoring family child care homes and centers documentation, recruitment, data input, conducting training for program requirements and use of software, and designing and disseminating information.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor degree in Child Development, Nutrition or related field
• Two years of experience in the field of early childhood development or related field
• Ability to establish rapport with care providers, parents, children and state regulatory personnel
• Knowledge of CACFP federal and state regulations preferred
• Ability to create and conduct workshops related to nutrition and meal service for children and infants
• Highly organized and attention to detail
• Reliable transportation (personal vehicle with reimbursed mileage), willingness to travel locally, available on occasional weekends and evenings

Duties:
• Keep all enrollment, income and training records on CACFP activities concerning each child’s participation accurate and up to date
• Update approvals, changes and add/ drop documentation for homes and centers
• Conduct monitoring site reviews according to state and federal guidelines, enter data
• Prepares reviews for the contract monitor if needed
• Create and conduct required training workshops for CACFP providers
• Participate in community outreach explaining the program and recruiting new family child care homes
• Conduct orientation training for CACFP enrollees including software training
• Accurately assign and document tier status to each home provider or child.
• Evaluates menus, meal counts, and receipts and collects and processes numerical data necessary for the CACFP claim for reimbursement on schedule
• Train family child care home providers to use Minute Menu KidKare software and center providers to use Minute Menu CX on phone and in person
• Performs other duties in the agency as requested

Physical Demands:
• Mobility and standing, lifting up to 25 lbs.
• Normal or correctable sight and hearing required
• Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position
• Able to get in and out of a car and into a home that does not have wheel chair access.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The work environment at the agency is that of a general office environment characterized by well-lighted work spaces and offices, a moderate noise level and all season climate control. The employee will also work in a variety of family, small and large child care centers, but will be based out of the agency in Charlotte, NC.

CCRI is an equal opportunity employer. CCRI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap, age or, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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