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Food Program Processor I

KinderCare Education LLC
Portland, OR 97201
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About KinderCare Education

KinderCare Education operates more than 1,380 early learning centers, and more than 560 Champions sites, supported by a corporate team of nearly 600 headquarters employees in Portland, Oregon. In 2019, KinderCare Education earned their third Gallup Great Workplace Award - one of only 39 companies worldwide to win this award.

  • In neighborhoods with ourKinderCare Learning Centers and Rainbow Child Care Centersthat offer early childhood education and child care for children six weeks to 12 years old
  • At work through KinderCare Education at Work, family benefits for employers including on-site and near-site early learning centers and back-up care for last-minute child care
  • In local schools with ourChampions before and after-school programs.

We have an exciting entry-level opportunity for a Food Program Processor. In this role, you will be responsible for supporting our Nutrition and Wellness division of our Subsidy department through the collection and processing of CACFP (Child and Adult Care Food Program) documentation for assigned centers, as well as provide exemplary customer service to our families, field operations and state/federal agencies.

The primary goal of the CACFP subsidy programs is to help participating children develop the skills they need to be ready for school and acquire a passion for lifelong learning. The CACFP pays for nutritious meals and snacks for eligible children and who are enrolled in our KinderCare Learning centers and Champions before and after school sites. The CACFP plays a vital role in improving the quality of child care and making it more affordable for many low-income families. CACFP ensures that children receive a nutritious diet and promotes good nutrition habits early in life, so that they can grow healthy and strong and are prepared for school, ready to learn.

When you join our team as a Food Program Processor you will:

  • Collect and maintain all CACFP documentation and electronic mail receipt log for assigned center locations.
  • Audit/review all documentation for attendance, meals, family income information, and meal preparation documentation for accuracy and completeness. Notify field operations of discrepancies and/or missing items.
  • Use data to compile billing reports for monthly CACFP reimbursements.
  • Provide helpful support and communication assistance to centers via telephone and email.
  • Enter all findings in appropriate spreadsheets and forms, both paper and electronic.
  • Compile claim and projection spreadsheet to calculate projected reimbursement.
  • Submit claim to appropriate state agency timely and accurately, according to state guidelines.
  • Receive reimbursement payment and allocate funds appropriately.
  • Maintain monthly files by center, including all required documentation, in a neat, organized manner.
  • Maintain confidentiality of customer and company records and information.
  • Attend state-sponsored training as required.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong data entry proficiency preferred
  • Proficiency in PC skills/knowledge covering general office software, including MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and email required.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills required
  • Excellent customer service and professionalism
  • Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving capabilities

The benefits our career professionals enjoy:

In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children's futures, KinderCare Education provides a competitive compensation package, benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision
  • Substantial child care discount at KinderCare Learning Centers and Champions before and after school programs
  • Generous paid time off
  • Education assistance and reimbursement
  • Medical expense reimbursement/ Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs
  • 401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match

KinderCare Education employs more than 32,000 team members across 1,700 locations nationwide. Our devoted family of education providers leads the nation in accreditation and includes KinderCare Learning Centers, KinderCare Education at Work, Champions Before- and After-School Programs, Cambridge Schools , Knowledge Beginnings, Rainbow Child Care Centers and The Grove School.

KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Posted: 2020-01-09 Expires: 2020-02-07
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