Use your culinary skills to serve individuals in the Western Massachusetts community on the road to recovery from addiction!
Join our team of competent and compassionate professionals as a Cook in the Hope Center program at Behavioral Health Network!
In accordance with the BHN Mandatory COVID vaccine policy - all staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors are required to be fully vaccinated no later than day one of employment. Medical or religious exemptions will be offered and must be approved prior to starting work.
The same guidelines noted above apply during flu season (defined as December 1st - through end of flu season as announced by the CDC) for BHN's Mandatory Influenza Vaccine policy.
Additionally, BHN is a Tobacco Free workplace. All Staff, interns, temps, residents and contractors agree not to smell of or use Tobacco or ENDS products while on paid work time or within sight of any BHN facility.
Your experience, knowledge and great skills will support the Greenfield Substance Use Recovery programs with the following:
Adhering to kitchen compliance standards set by the Department of Public Health
Maintaining a clean and sanitary food preparation environment.
Ordering food, planning menus, and preparing nutritious and healthy meals for the individuals served using clear and appropriate communication to all parties.
Transporting food to other sites, as needed.
Maintaining their ServSafe certification.
Learning how to work independently, manage a food budget, do menu planning, and maintain a kitchen to DPH standards and regulations.
Who are we?
At Behavioral Health Network's Hope Center, we believe in the unique strengths, skills, and empowerment of the individual to motivate their treatment and recovery in our 30-day detoxification and stabilization services.
Behavioral Health Network is a growing non-profit community behavioral health agency that has been providing services to children, adults, families and communities in Western Massachusetts since 1938. BHN provides comprehensive, outcome-driven behavioral health care. We are dedicated to offering high quality, affordable and culturally appropriate care to people of all ages and income levels in our constituent communities.
Reasons to work with BHN:
Work with an agency who does amazing things for others
You will be able to change a person's life
You will expand your experience in various areas of mental & behavioral health
You will have the opportunity to grow within the agency
You will not be bored with our fast-paced environment
You will have excellent benefits package & time off benefits available
What are we looking for in a Cook?
High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent (preferred).
Food preparation experience in a program (preferred).
ServSafe certification (preferred).
Valid Driver's License (required).
Commitment to client empowerment and growth, human rights, and community integration.
Familiarity with internet, word processing and email systems (required).
In successful recovery for two or more years (if applicable).
How do I apply to be a Cook?
If you are interested in this opportunity, please visit our website at www.bhnworks.org and click on "Browse All Jobs" to apply!
BHN maintains its commitment to social justice and diversity and strongly encourages diverse candidates to apply.
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