Discovery Academy Provo , UT 84601

Posted 1 week ago

Relationships. Respect. Responsibility.

Help teenagers in a therapeutic setting as they progress on their healing journey.


Part time | $12/hour | Mon 1-8:30 pm, Tue-Fri 7 am-3pm

This position is ideal for, but not limited to:

  • A student looking for part time work
  • A culinary student who wants to build their resume
  • Starting a culinary career


Discovery Academy is a licensed, accredited residential treatment center for for adolescents located in downtown Provo. Our students come from all across the country and globe and are facing a number of challenges, especially mental and behavioral health issues.

Our Cook will work as part of our larger team in providing integrated care services to our students, which includes eating regular, nutritious, and delightful meals. Healthy relationships, novel and challenging experiences, and a relationship-driven approach are how we foster the healing process and create lasting change. This doesn't just happen in therapy, though--our Cook understands that learning to care for their bodies through intentional, healthful eating is a vital part of our students' wellness.

Serve families. Help teenagers heal & grow.

Be a part of the Discovery Academy Team.


  • All aspects of meal preparation, service, and clean up
  • Follow approved menu items and schedule
  • Maintain industrial kitchen and equipment
  • Work as part of a team to provide the best service possible to our students


Please note: your resume should include education, work experience, certifications, and licenses

  • Current Utah Food Handler's Permit (or soon after hire)
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Able to pass pre-employment drug screen
  • Able to pass criminal investigation background check
  • Able to pass motor vehicle record check (if applicable)
  • Current Utah driver's license (within 30 days of employment)
  • 1st Aid & CPR certified


  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Significant discounts for hundreds of professional gear brands, including an ExpertVoice account
  • Beautiful, historical campus conveniently located in the heart of downtown Provo
  • A few hours from Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, the Grand Canyon, and Lake Powell
  • Less than an hour away from many world-class ski resorts
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