• Cook

    Posted: 09/06/2019


     Full-time non-exempt position preparing and serving nutritious meals to clients in a residential shelter setting.    This position requires an individual who enjoys cooking, bringing a positive experience to our clients’ day, and making all feel welcome.
    • Prepare and serve nutritious meals and snacks to clients within established Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) guidelines.
    • Assist in preparing weekly shopping list and purchase supplies within established budget guidelines.
    • Maintain adequate inventory items for kitchen and food storage areas.
    • Assist in overall maintenance of kitchen equipment.
    • Responsible for maintaining a clean and organized kitchen, pantry and dining room.
    Minimum Qualifications
    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in food preparation and service.
    • Ability to produce tasty and healthy meals from fresh ingredients for groups of 35 – 40.
    • Knowledge of food control and food handling processes.
    • Knowledge of computer use in Word, Excel and Outlook.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to problem solve, effectively plan and prioritize, make decisions individually and within a team.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a variety of different tasks.
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
    • Commitment to and experience in working with people from diverse populations and marginalized communities.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • High school diploma or G.E.D.
    • Valid driver’s license and current insurance.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Food manager or food handler certification.
    • Knowledge of and experience working with Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP).
    • Knowledge of domestic and sexual violence issues and their impact.
    Monday – Friday 9:30am – 6pm with ability to work some weekends and holidays.
    Starting Salary Range $13.00 – 16.00 DOQ, along with an excellent benefits package including health and dental insurance, retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, paid vacation and medical, life insurance, short term and long-term disability insurance.
    How to Apply
    If you are an individual who enjoys cooking, bringing a positive experience to our clients’ day, and making all feel welcome, we want to talk to you!  Please submit a cover letter and resume to Margaret Andersen at hradmin@alexandrahouse.orgSubmission deadline is September 13, 2019.
    ***No phone calls or emails please.  This email address is only for receiving resumes.  Qualified applicants will be contacted within three business days after resumes are received.

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