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Zip Code: 02119
Industry: All
Employer: UU Urban Ministry
Job Tracking ID: 1380226298
Job Description:
Job: Part-time cook (17-20 hours per week)

Reports to: Facilities Manager

Purpose: To prepare fresh, healthy meals for students, volunteers, staff and guests of our afterschool youth program.

The UU Urban Ministry is a social justice organization located in Roxbury. We offer an out-of-school-time program for young people; a shelter for domestic violence survivors; subsidized housing for young women, including transitional housing for women leaving shelter; and pro bono capacity-building support for Roxbury-serving nonprofits. All of our programs are non-sectarian.


Experience as cook and/or assistant cook
Training and experience in cooking for large groups.
Ability to work well with students, volunteers and staff
Ability to prepare foods for special groups (i.e., people with eating disorders, diabetes, allergies, vegetarians etc.) as needed.
Knowledge of standards of food preparation and serving and kitchen procedures.
Ability to accept guidance and supervision.
Servesafe certification (or willingness to be trained)

Work days: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thurs and (some Fri depending on need)
Work hours: 3:00 pm-7:30 pm
Planning, preparing and serving meals daily for 35-45 youth and staff: snack, 3:30 pm: dinner, 6:00 pm
Set-up and break down of kitchen at the beginning and close of program day
Responsible for monthly inventory of all food supplies and materials storage.
Participate in overall program training when offered.
Make sure that students receive daily intake of vegetables and fruits.
Accommodate any person with any dietary restrictions (i.e. vegetarian, etc.).
Supervise dining room procedures and see that the dining room is attractively maintained.
Make sure that all meals are served in an appropriate, professional, courteous and timely manner.
Responsible for creating monthly food menus for the program
Planning, organizing, ordering and receiving food deliveries.
Work with the Director of Youth Programs to keep records of food costs.
Maintain cleanliness of the kitchen, including counter space, sinks, floors, refrigerator, freezer, stoves, and dishwasher.
Abide by all rules and regulations of the Board of Health Department of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and Federal food Administration guidelines
As a role model, be cognizant of your appearance and hygiene at all times.
Other duties and responsibilities as assigned and required.

Employee Type: Full-Time, Part-Time
Compensation: TBD

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