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Department Contact Information

School City of Hammond
41 Williams Street
Hammond, IN 46320
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Staff Photo Name: Christine Clarahan, MS, SNS, RDN
Title: Director of Food and Nutrition Services
Phone: 219-933-2400 ext. 1056

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Staff Photo Name: Lynn Strle
Title: Food Service Assistant Director
Phone: 219-933-2400 ext. 1057

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Staff Photo Name: Cathy Fisher
Title: Food Service Coordinator
Phone: 219-933-2400 ext. 1055

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Staff Photo Name: Thespena Verta
Title: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 219-933-2400 ext. 1058

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Staff Photo Name: Rocio Alcantar
Title: Administrative Assistant
Phone: 219-933-2400 ext 1059

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10 Reasons to Substitute in the School Nutrition Program in the Hammond Public Schools System

  • Convenient Hammond Schools work locations
  • Work hours that correspond with school hours
  • Holidays correspond with school holidays
  • No Weekend work hours
  • Free lunch provided while at work that are nutritious for students and staff
  • Job satisfaction from opportunities to work with children
  • Schools that provide friendly and fun working environments
  • Support of students' health and academic performance by providing tasty and nutritious meals

 Sound Good? Well, if you are interested in:

  • Having a career that will allow you and your school-age child to have the same daily schedule;
  • Working as a substitute when employees are absent;

Please Contact the School Food & Nutrition Department in the Hammond Public Schools.

  • You may reach us by dialing 219-933-2400- ext 1057.

Better yet, Just go online and Apply for a position in School Nutrition

  • Applications should be completed online at:


Final Note:

  • All applicants must have a GED or high school degree and successfully complete a criminal background check.