Kitchen Coordinator (Part-Time)- Shelter Cove
The ideal candidate will assist in dinner preparation for 36 residents, managing a kitchen facility and dining area. In addition, will shop and coordinate the training of kitchen assistants in food preparation and service skills.
WHO WE ARE
Looking to make a difference? Our mission at Interim is to provide services and affordable housing to supporting members of our community with mental illness by building productive and satisfying lives in a world in which people with mental illness are able to live, work, learn and participate fully in the community. Join our team and instill hope in the community.
WHAT WE OFFER
An exceptional benefit package including; Medical and 403(b) retirement. Competitive vacation and sick pay. Offers competitive Vacation and Sick time.
HOW TO APPLY
To learn more about Interim and to apply for this position, please go to our website at http://www.interiminc.org/employment/.
Competitive Compensation; Non-exempt; 20 hours/week; Eligible for overtime.
Two years’ experience as a cook or caterer. A culinary degree may be substituted for one year of experience.
Ability to provide healthy, non-institutional meals for 36 individuals. Knowledge of nutrition and meal planning. Ability to adhere to a budget. Good written and oral English communication skills. Ability to work as member of a team, to accept supervision, to maintain appropriate boundaries while working in close inter-personal relationships. Ability to train residents in basic cooking and nutrition. Good organizational skills. Ability to be responsible, flexible, creative, empathetic, and able to relate effectively with clients, other staff, professionals and members of the community. Valid California driver's license; auto in safe operating condition; auto liability insurance; good driving record; criminal record clearance; proof of authorization to work in the United States as required by Immigration and Reform Act of 1986. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under the supervision of the Program Director, the Kitchen Coordinator will assist with the following duties:
- Assume primary responsibility for the preparation of nutritious, balanced, varied meals, with an emphasis on simple, whole, non-institutional foods.
- Work closely with residents to plan and shop for meals. Look for ways to maximize resident involvement in the planning process.
- Utilize community resources to buy nutritious foods as cheaply as possible (e.g., Food Bank, bulk buying from Health Food stores and Co-ops, outreach with local restaurants, solicitation of donations, etc.). Model this behavior for residents.
- Be responsible for maintaining a clean and hygienic kitchen. Monitor to ensure that food is stored and prepared according to health and safety codes.
- Participate in and oversee the clean-up process.
- Train resident assistants in various aspects of food preparation and sanitation.
- Supervise Kitchen and Maintenance Assistants.
- Other duties as assigned.
Ability to: operate a motor vehicle; climb stairs; possess good communication skills; meet the requirements of the classification and have mobility, vision, hearing and dexterity levels appropriate to the duties to be performed. Capable of the following extended activities: standing, sitting, climbing stairs.
Capable of the following intermittent activities: lifting up to 25 pounds or more and bending in the performance of infrequently performed office duties.
This job description is intended to have an accurate reflection of the qualifications and job duties, current management reserves the right to revise the job at any given time when circumstances change. This job description replaces all previous description for this position.
Interim, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
Interim, Inc. is guided by the precept that in no aspect of its programs, services or employment shall discrimination or harassment be permitted because of sex, race, color, ancestry, national origin, gender, age, creed, religion, physical or mental disability, genetic characteristics, marital status, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression or other characteristics protected by state, federal or local law. To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, reasonable accommodations are made for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability, unless hardship, direct threat to health or safety, or other job-related consideration exists. Individuals who feel that they have been unlawfully discriminated against because of membership in one of the protected classes should contact the following: Director of Human Resources, Interim, Inc., PO Box 3222, Monterey, CA 93942. (831) 649-4522.