The Salvation Army

  • Emergency Shelter Cook

    Job Locations US-OH-Cincinnati
    Job ID
    Service Worker
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    Reports to:                  Shelter Supervisor

    Job Status:                   Part Time

    Classification:             Nonexempt


    This position is responsible for preparing all means, cleaning, and keeping pantry stocked and organized.


    • Prepare and serve meals according to the established menu including packing lunches for the next day.
    • Clean up of the kitchen at the end of each day.  Clean dishes, wipe down surfaces, and place all things back in their place.
    • Organize, rotate stock and shop for shelter pantry needs.
    • Assist Emergency Shelter Aide that is on duty in maintaining a safe and secure shelter.
    • Shop for menu supplies.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of all clients using the Emergency Home.
    • Refrain from becoming involved with personal problems of the clients.
    • Alert the Shelter Supervisor or Emergency Shelter Aide when clients are upset, distressed, agitated, or wanting help.
    • Contact the Emergency Shelter Aide and or the Shelter Supervisor when emergencies arise.
    • Other duties as required.


    • High School Diploma or equivalent.
    • Cooking certificate and/or 5 years paid cooking experience.
    • Driver’s license and vehicle.
    • Basic cleaning skills.

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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