Cook - $18.61+
Company: Volunteers of America Oregon
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Position Close Date: 12/4/22 Volunteers of America Oregon is
seeking a Cook to join our growing team! The Cook plans and
prepares large batch meals in a fast-paced environment at the
Women's Residential Center under the supervision of the Kitchen
Manager. This position maintains a clean kitchen and work area, and
complies with sanitation, health, and personal hygiene standards.
Volunteers of America Oregon is a nonprofit providing a range of
therapeutic, trauma-informed, and supportive services to empower
populations to implement changes and thrive. Compensation: $18.61 -
$21.72/hour (Depends on Experience and/or Certifications). This is
a part-time position with excellent benefits! Benefits package
includes dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short and
long-term disability insurance, 403(b) with automatic 5.5%
contribution after 18-months regardless of employee participation,
generous paid time off plan, flexible spending account, employee
assistance program, and other voluntary benefits and discounts.
Education, Training and Experience: Prior commercial cooking
experience is preferred.
USDA recipes and guidelines experience preferred.
Current Multnomah County Food Handlers Permit or ability to obtain
within 30 days of hire.
Experience working within a nonprofit or social services
environment preferred. Competencies: Experienced with cutting
tools, cookware and bakeware.
Knowledge of various cooking procedures (grilling, sautéing,
boiling, baking, etc.)
Excellent people skills and the ability to develop rapport with
clients and others.
Ability to work independently, and as a member of a team.
Additional Eligibility Requirements: Prefer an active drivers
license, current insurance, and ability to pass our insurers
Ability to pass a criminal background check.
Able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. occasionally, stand, bend,
walk and reach. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Prepare
large batch meals.
Assist with events and set up in a timely manner so that quality,
temperature, and appearance of food are preserved.
Follow production sheets and recipes.
Always maintain a clean kitchen and work area.
Work with kitchen staff to assure quality and great service is
Provide training and support to staff and volunteers. Supervisory
Responsibility: This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
Work Environment: Works in a kitchen using equipment such as stove,
oven, dishwasher, slicer, coffee machine, mixer, and chefs knives
to prepare food. Requires standing 4 or more hours a day. Employee
is frequently exposed to heat, steam, and noise. Schedule: This is
a part-time position, 20 hrs. per week. Saturday and Sunday, and
one weekday to be determined based on program needs. Volunteers of
America Oregon is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual
orientation, protected veteran status, disability or any other
category protected by federal, state or local law.
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