The Salvation Army

Cook/Housekeeper-Direct Support Professional (6-8am) & (12-6pm)

Job ID
Social Services
Compensation Min
USD $21,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Max
USD $29,000.00/Yr.
Regular Full-Time


Housekeeper/Cook has the overall responsibility for the general upkeep of the facility, cooking of all meals, snacks, food shopping and orders, also stock rotation of food. Must obtain DOH Food Handlers Certificate


  • Plans and prepares daily meals according to specific diet needs of individuals.
  • Organizes and assists residents at meal times.
  • Maintains upkeep of household and completes weekly facility rounds reports.
  • Purchases and orders food supplies.
  • Responsible for program funds.
  • Reports needs for program funds.
  • Reports as indicated the need for service/repairs and inventory (e.g. specialized maintenance) maintains receipts and financial records for food and supplies.
  • Attendance standards: Monday – Friday 6:00am – 8:00am, 12:00noon – 6:00pm and at the discretion of the Program Coordinator.
  • Maintains inventory and assures adequate supplies are available for staff.
  • Collaborates with the Dietician and Nurse and program management
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of persons and population served.
  • “Other duties as assigned”.
  • The essential functions for the job include, but are not limited to, the duties in the job description


  • High School Diploma
  • Food preparation and housekeeping experience.
  • N.Y.S. Drivers License.
  • Must obtain DOH Food Handlers Certificate.
  • Certified AMAP and CPR training Certificates
  • Has respect and consideration for the resident being served.


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