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Assistant Cook

Assistant Cook

Job ID 
Job Locations 
Food Services
Compensation Min 
Compensation Max 
Regular Part-Time

More information about this job


Position TitleAssistant Cook 



Responsible toCook


Education RequirementsHigh School Diploma or equivalent


Work Experience2 years food preparation


Other QualificationsServe Safe Certification


Principal FunctionsMeal preparation, organization and cleaning of the kitchen; including the equipment, food storage areas, refrigeration equipment and working with volunteers and participation with the seniors


Duties and Responsibilities



This includes, but is not limited to the following:

  • Assist with food preparation
  • Assist with serving the meals
  • Make the coffee, hot water for tea and juice
  • Set up, organize and clean coffee station daily
  • Wash dishes daily (Dishwasher)
  • Clean tables and chairs in the gym daily
  • Assist with food deliveries
  • Stock delivered food in an organized way. No food is to be permitted on the floor. Clean and maintain cleanliness of both food storage rooms.
  • Follow posted cleaning schedule
  • Prepare, cook and serve meals when the cook is absent. This may require working the hours of 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.
  • Sweep and mop the kitchen floor
  • Empty trash in kitchen and gym when the custodian is absent
  • Cover weekend feeding programs at the direction of the Cook & Corps Officers
    • Saturday
      • Coordinate with volunteers
      • Prepare kitchen & eating areas
      • Clean entryway, hallway, and bathrooms
      • Secure building and alarm
    • Sunday
      • Coordinate with volunteers
      • Prepare kitchen & eating areas
      • Prepare/serve meal as directed by Corps Officer
    • Secure building & alarm