Dietary Planner ("Cook")

Job Type
Program Type
Children's Centre

Create a career you’ll love, here, at London Children’s Connection! 

We are currently recruiting for Dietary Planners to become part of our talented and committed child care community. 

If you have a passion for healthy eating, are looking for personal and professional growth, and want to find a career with purpose and potential, we might be the place for you!

At London Children’s Connection, we see your creativity, and your kind, caring way.  We see you.

And we want to show you a place where you can discover the daily wonders of working with children and the privilege of supporting local families. 

Hours and Locations of Work

This position provides coverage of 6.5 - 8 hours per day during planned absences such as vacation, as well as same day absences due to illness or emergencies.

Hours will be scheduled between 7:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday at any of LCC's 11 Children's Centres throughout London.


  • Safe Food Handling Certification
  • Minimum two years’ experience in food preparation 
  • Standard First Aid with CPR/AED Level C (Don't have this? We can help you get it!)
  • Acceptable employment-specific Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) that is dated within the last six months
  • Understanding of how to apply Canada’s Food Guide in menu planning

Position responsibilities

  • Preparing well balanced menus, including nutritious and delicious meals and snacks, on a rotational basis
  • Supporting the purchasing of food supplies to meet the needs of the menus
  • Retaining accurate purchasing records
  • Maintaining a clean and safe kitchen environment at all times
  • Liaising with Dietary Planners in other Children’s Centres within LCC
  • Cultivating professionalism, confidentiality and courtesy at all times

Ready to apply?

Qualified candidates can e-mail their resumes and cover letters to: resumes [at]

Please identify the position you are applying for in your e-mail subject line,
i.e.  ‘Application for Supply Dietary Planner’.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

If you require accommodation throughout the recruitment process, please contact hazel [at]


About London Children's Connection

London Children’s Connection is a not-for-profit community-building organization that has been supporting London families since 1974. We provide quality child care and early learning programs, licensed by the Ministry of Education, as well as  family support programs that children and families love. 

Create a career you’ll love, here, at London Children’s Connection!