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Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook

Are you ready to make a difference in the life of farmworker families and their children?  

Come work for one of the best Migrant Head Start programs in the US, East Coast Migrant Head Start Project (ECMHSP). 

ECMHSP is a nationally recognized leader in childcare and early education who is committed to preparing Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers children for success. 

We are currently looking for an Assistant Cook to fill a vacant position in Valdosta, Georgia.

The basic functions of this position include assisting the Cook in designated food services tasks. Follows service plans as detailed in the Nutrition Manual, Health Services Manual, and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)/Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Administrative Manual.

Requirements: High School Diploma or General Education Development Diploma (GED) or working towards General Education Development/High School Diploma. 

Experience working with Latino community, knowledge of the Latino migrant farmworker culture/lifestyle. Head Start experience preferred. Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred, but not required.


  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical, Dental & Vision 
  • Life and Disability insurance
  • Employer contributions to a 403(b)-retirement savings account
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Generous Holiday Schedule
  • Sick & Leave Time
  • Consideration for Public Service Loan Forgiveness Programs 
  • Employee Assistant Program (EAP)

At East Coast Migrant Head Start Project, (ECMHSP) we are committed to preparing the children of migrant and seasonal farm workers for success.  We do this by providing holistic, high quality early childhood education services for children and families in a nurturing, culturally sensitive environment and by providing services and advocating for children and families in their other areas of need.

If this opportunity sounds like a good fit for you, please apply at under Valdosta campus positions. Make sure to upload your HS diploma with the application. 

ECMHSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, or any other status protected by applicable law.

Additional Info

Company Name : East Coast Migrant Head Start Project

Job Title : Assistant Cook

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : Entry Level

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