Rising Ground, Inc

Cook (Per Diem)

Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
Posted Date 2 months ago(9/28/2021 1:02 PM)
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Provide nutritionally appropriate and delicious meals that meet USDA standards for the Bronx LSP, a 20 bed limited-secure placement program for adjudicated youth.


  • Prepares all meals in accordance with nutritional plans for the consumers
  • Plans menus, prepares weekly grocery shopping lists along with needed supplies for personal hygiene and housekeeping.
  • Engages youth in food preparation as appropriate
  • Serves, cleans, and sanitizes food preparation and serving areas.
  • Maintains cleanliness of all food storage areas. Ensures all food is stored and marked correctly.
  • Completes a weekly safety/operational check of all appliances and kitchen
  • Removes all garbage to outside cans daily
  • Reports all unsafe conditions
  • Reports all incidents and any untoward actions to the consumers immediately
  • Weekend and evening shifts
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Diploma (GED)
  • At least two years of cooking in a residential / school program
  • Knowledge of Child Welfare
  • Good written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Able to lift objects weighing 40lbs or more
  • Food Handlers License is required 

**40 hour work week but schedule will vary**


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