Food Aide, Head Start (Mt. Kisco)


Job title Food Aide, Head Start (Mt. Kisco)
Reports to Carmen Guzman, Director of MCRT/Restorative Justice – Mobile Crisis – PC

Family Services of Westchester (FSW) provides mental health and social services that strengthen and support families, children and individuals at every stage of their lives. With 50 innovative programs, FSW serves 30,000 individuals annually in Westchester County, New York, here to create hope, restore dignity and connect families with the resources to get back on track.

Founded in 1954, Family Services of Westchester is a private, nonprofit, non-sectarian social services agency.

FSW’s Head Start/Early Head Start is a federal government program that was created in 1965 to give preschool children from low-income families a “head start” on their readiness for elementary school.


Family Services of Westchester is looking for full-time Food Aide for our Mt. Kisco, NY Head Start program. We are hiring for multiple locations throughout Westchester County.


STATUS:  Full-time/Permanent

SALARY:  $16.00/hour

SUPERVISED BY:  Director of MCRT/Restorative Justice – Mobile Crisis – PC

PURPOSE:  Assist in the preparation of food; prepare assigned food serving area and perform cashiering duties in the sale of food items to students and staff; maintain cleanliness of food service facilities.


  • Serving and distributing all meals and supplies to the classrooms.
  • Disinfecting and maintaining the work area clean.  Wash all used utensils.
  • Auditing all housewares supplies to keep good inventory on site.
  • Meal count daily.
  • The Temperature of Meals record
  • Follow CACFP Requirements
  • Helping in the classroom as needed

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA:  Performance will be evaluated based on:

  • Performance and Goals



  • High School Diploma




  • Must have active ServSafe Certification
  • Must have a High School Diploma
  • COVID-19 vaccination is required

There are a variety of benefits to joining Family Services of Westchester, an organization with over 65 years of history impacting vulnerable communities. In addition to the opportunity to connect with and help thousands of residents in Westchester County, FSW offers its employees an inspiring, diverse and team-based work environment with comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and 403(b) for full-time employees.

At FSW, we enjoy working in a collaborative, mission-driven environment and value the benefits of a diversified workplace that prioritizes our clients and the communities we serve. If you want to make a difference in the lives of thousands of people across the communities of Westchester, and if this position speaks to your capabilities, experience and commitment to social service, please submit your resume and cover letter. Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone and/or email.

To apply, please send resume to Carmen Guzman @


Family Services of Westchester is an equal opportunity employer.