Now Hiring

HCPS School Nutrition Services is now hiring substitute, part-time and full-time employees to work in cafeterias.

Tired of working evenings and weekends?
Want to work when your kids are at school and be off when your kids are off from school?
Consider working for School Nutrition Services!
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement are available.
  • Employees have all weekends, school holidays and snow days off.
  • Most staff members work close to home, in their own neighborhood schools.
  • Starting pay is $12.07 an hour with the opportunity to move to $12.65 an hour within 30 days. Click the button to apply. If you have questions or need help with the online application, contact Tracy Irby at 804-226-5522.
  • Starting May 23, the office will receive walk-in job applicants from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. and 2-3 p.m. Staff will be available to help fill out an application and discuss career opportunities with you.

Free and reduced-price meals for the 2022-23 school year

The pandemic-related universal free meals program funded by the USDA is not being extended to the 2022-23 school year. However, HCPS families are encouraged to apply for free and reduced-price meals for 2022-23, starting July 1. Click “Free & Reduced-Price Meals” on this page to apply after July 1. Paper applications that will be available at all HCPS schools and the School Nutrition Services Office at 3751-A Nine Mile Road.

Families with students at some HCPS schools don’t need to apply. Families with students attending schools designated as “Community Eligibility Provision” schools should not complete an application, as all students receive free meals at these locations. While the designation of these schools may change based on guidance from the Virginia Department of Education, current Community Eligibility Provision schools are:

Adams Elementary School

Arthur Ashe Elementary School

George Baker Elementary School
Brookland Middle School
Chamberlayne Elementary School
Crestview Elementary School
Cashell Donahoe Elementary School
Dumbarton Elementary School
Elko Middle School
Fairfield Middle School
Fair Oaks Elementary School
Glen Lea Elementary School
Harvie Elementary School

Henrico High School
Hermitage High School
Highland Springs Elementary School
Highland Springs High School
Elizabeth Holladay Elementary School
Charles Johnson Elementary School
Laburnum Elementary School
Lakeside Elementary School
Longan Elementary School
Longdale Elementary School
Mehfoud Elementary School
Montrose Elementary School
New Bridge Learning Center

Harold Ratcliffe Elementary School
Ridge Elementary School
John Rolfe Middle School
Sandston Elementary School
Seven Pines Elementary School
Skipwith Elementary School
Three Chopt Elementary School
Maude Trevvett Elementary School
Varina High School
The Academy at Virginia Randolph
Henry Ward Elementary School
L. Douglas Wilder Middle School

Meal Prices:

Student full price: $2.90
(Weekly $14.50)
Student reduced price: $ 0.40
(Weekly $2)
Adult: $4.00

Student full price: $ 1.50
(Weekly $7.50)
Student reduced price: $0.30
(Weekly $1.50)
Adult: $2.35

Contact information:
Dana Whitney, Director
Phone: 804-226-5555
Fax: 804-226-5540