The Mission of the Cook is “Helping Children to be Victors.” The Cook shall be accountable to the Vocational Counselor – Culinary Arts and the Residential Care Coordinator/ Operation Care Coordinator. The Cook is responsible to prepare nutritious balanced meals for residents and staff members. Cooks will supervise youth in conjunction with the food service work study program.
- Minimum of high school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
- Possess mature judgment, self-discipline, honesty and good work ethics.
- Must be positive role model for youth in placement.
- Physical health must be adequate for performance of work.
- Must be able to take orders and execute them in a timely manner.
- Must be able to pass an annual physical as required.
**Ability to Work with a Diverse and Multi-Cultural Client and Staff Population.
Usual Time Involvement:
40 hours per week. Shift times will be scheduled by the Vocational Counselor – Culinary Arts
- To prepare nutritious balanced meals for the residents and staff members.
- Supervise youth in conjunction with the Food Service work study program.
- Ability to have visual control of a group of youth as well as the ability to respond immediately and to visually observe behavior.
- Ability to successfully complete a Therapeutic Crisis Intervention seminar provided by the agency.
- Must be emotionally stable and of good moral character.
- Must complete production records daily for all meals (breakfast and lunch).
- Ability to follow standard recipes.
- Ability to complete daily, weekly, monthly cleaning lists, and knife accountability sheets.
- Ability to maintain a clean and safe work environment.
- All other duties assigned by the Vocational Counselor – Culinary Arts/RCC/OCC.
Responsible to: Vocational Counselor – Culinary Arts /RCC/OCC