Shelter Care Eugene , OR 97401
ShelterCare needs an experienced Cook who is committed to preparing healthy meals as well as helping adults who are struggling with severe and persistent mental illness. Working as part of a collaborative team in a 16-bed facility, the Cook prepares and serves three meals and one snack each day while on duty.
He or she will have a variety of responsibilities, including: developing menus and shopping for food; cleaning the kitchen and maintaining specified sanitation standards; managing food stock and food storage areas; maintaining equipment and securely managing the inventory of dishes, utensils, and knives. The ideal candidate will be patient, compassionate, and a respectful communicator who is comfortable working in a home-like setting.
This position requires a high school diploma or equivalency. Applicants must have paid experience cooking for groups of 15 or more persons, the ability to follow written directions, and a working understanding of nutritional needs.
Experience cooking for individuals with special dietary needs, including diabetes, is strongly preferred. Must possess a current food handler's card and a valid driver's license, be approved to drive agency vehicles, and pass a DHS background check.
Full-time (40 hours per week), Wed-9am-1pm, Thursday and Friday 7:30am-6pm, Saturday and Sunday- 8am-4:30pm. $11.71/hr. (Depending on experience).
Benefits include medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; 10 paid holidays; generous paid time off accrual; pet-friendly environment; and employee assistance program.
Please apply online at ShelterCare.org. Please do NOT apply directly through job boards as the information doesn't always transfer correctly.