Nehemiah’s Vision: Engaging the greater Madison community to empower African American individuals, families and communities to bring about hope, transformation, and justice.  Learn more @

ACE (Academic Center for Excellence)’s Vision: To build young leaders and increase academic achievement, by developing a positive cultural identity, coaching in self-awareness and personal management strategies, and creating empowering learning environments so youth can love, learn, and thrive.

Position Summary:
Cook/Kitchen Coach

ACE Summer camp cook position prepares breakfast, lunch, special event meals, and snacks.  This position involves meal planning, routine kitchen maintenance, school meal service management, and supervising cooking projects with children and youth.

Employment Classification: Temporary (7 weeks) July/August – (Potential to lead into a fall position)

Part Time (20 Hours/ Week) Starting Pay $10/hour

Summer Academic Camp and mandatory training (July 17- August 25)

Training dates TBA

Objectives and Responsibilities

  •   Prepare meals and snacks for the ACE Program
  •   Kitchen maintenance: dishes, wipe down appliances, keeping counters clear, refrigerators cleaned.etc.
  •   Assisting with ordering and purchasing of kitchen needs
  •   Assistance with Second Harvest ordering and purchasing of kitchen and pantry needs
  •   Complete kitchen worker training
  •   Plan meals to prepare with children (child interaction and coaching involved)
  •   Work on a program team to build and implement daily programming
  •   Work closely with Program Director for planning and implementation of program needs
  •   Some administrative assistance (recording and handling inventory/or any paperwork involving kitchen management


  •   Experience with meal planning desired but not required
  •   Experience cooking for large groups
  •   Strong Communication skills
  •   Experience working on a team
  •   Some administrative skills
  •   Experience working with people of various cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds
  •   Experience/ and or Enjoy working with children, youth and their families
  •   Willing to work with a Faith-based organization
Applications Accepted By: Ozanne Anderson Apply Here
Fax or E-mail: 608-257-1515 or

Subject Line: Media/Tech Summer Camp Position


RE: Nehemiah ACE/ Ozanne Anderson EDU Programs Director]

Mail: Ozanne Anderson

Nehemiah Center for Urban Leadership Development

655 W. Badger Road

Madison, WI 53713

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