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Cook/Maintenance - Substitute
Title:Cook/Maintenance - Substitute
ID:BCR 822
Program Name:Bay City Residence
Location:Perth Amboy, NJ


Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled
Volunteers of America is a national, faith-based human services organization that helps some of the most vulnerable men, women and children in our communities lead safe, healthy, independent and productive lives. Founded in New York City in 1896, Volunteers of America is one of the nation's oldest, largest and most respected human services organizations, serving 2 million people in 400 communities in 46 states every year.

Volunteers of America - Greater New York is the largest affiliate of the national organization, with more than 90 programs and 1,300 staff in the metropolitan New York area, Westchester and Nassau counties, and Northern New Jersey.

Skilled and dedicated staff, and generous corporate and individual community partners, help tens of thousands of people in need every year. Whether the needs are short-term, like case management and temporary shelter, or long-term help like permanent supportive housing, we have the commitment, experience and relationships necessary to provide high quality, comprehensive services to a wide range of people in need in the New York metropolitan area.
The Cook/Maintenance is responsible for the preparation of meals for the client population as well as cleaning of the building and grounds.

The position requires a High School diploma or GED. Six months experience in menu planning and preparation of bulk quantities of food. Position requires a food handler certificate within six months of employment. May require lifting, pushing, or pulling up to 50 pounds without assistance.

  1. Prepare bulk quantities of food, maintain portion control and arrange food in an appetizing manner.

  2. Assist in the planning of menus, including adherence to special diet order in applicable programs.

  3. Maintain sanitary conditions in the food preparation areas.

  4. Assist in the inventory of foodstuffs, utensils and supplies.

  5. Clean all interior and exterior areas on a scheduled and as needed basis. Dispose of garbage properly and regularly.

  6. Assist in preparation of residential and program space.

  7. Observe and report maintenance problems and safety hazards. Provide back up in emergency safety situations.

  8. Assist in inventory control.

  9. Perform other duties that may be assigned.


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