Staff Qualifications

Qualifications of Food Service Manager:
• 18 years of age
• High school diploma or GED
• Food Sanitation Certificate

Background Checks:
The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services and My Friends
Discovery Center require that employees pass the following background
checks: Illinois State Police Clearance, FBI Clearance, Sex Offender
Clearance, and State Wide Automated Child Welfare Information System
(SWACWIS). Each of these requires that the employee has no record of
felony criminal convictions or other record of criminal activity that may
affect the employee’s suitability to care for children.

Traits we look for when hiring:
Professionalism • Enthusiasm for children • Compassion • Promptness •
Personality • Appearance • Social Skills • Work History