ChildRoots Centers for Young Children are progressive, play-based schools rooted in the philosophies of Reggio Emilia, Resources for Infant Educarers (RIE) and constructivism.

We offer specialized training, competitive wages, insurance coverage for full-time employees, and a supportive work environment. 


We're looking for a skilled Cook to join our Fremont Center team!

All food served at ChildRoots is organic, vegetarian and nut-free. We offer lunch and two snacks daily, served family-style under our signature "Take 5" plan, which incorporates a grain, bean, fresh fruit, vegetable, and dairy. 

Produce is served fresh, either roasted or steamed. Beans and grains have minimal seasoning. By serving a variety of nutritious, delicious foods in their natural state; children are able to acquire a taste for whole, unprocessed foods.


Our new cook will be:

- Detail- and procedure-oriented
- Experienced in a high-volume restaurant, school or other batch-cooking environment
- Committed to preparing wholesome foods for multiple locations with precision and efficiency under pressure
- Comfortable doing dirty, unglamorous work like washing dishes, cleaning, and more cleaning

To work with us, you must be enrolled in Oregon's Central Background Registry.

Also, within your first 30 days of employment, you'll need to have or obtain:
Oregon Food Handler's Card
First Aid/CPR certification


7 AM – 4:30 PM, M-F

This full-time position starts at $14.25/hour with potential for 90-day and annual merit-based raises.  It is eligible to enroll in our company medical and dental insurance plans. 


Complete our online application, where you'll be asked to share your résumé and contact information for 3 personal references

If you're passionate about nourishing young minds, we're hoping to hear from you!

ChildRoots is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

Posted 01/30/2017 (JB)