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Food Service Worker

Youth Villages
Job Description

Company Overview

Youth Villages has been a national leader in the implementation of research-based treatment philosophies in the field of children's mental and behavioral health. Our commitment to helping troubled children and their families find success spans 30+ years and includes a comprehensive array of programs and services.

If you are looking for a positive career move where you are meeting the challenges of life and striving to make a positive difference, then Youth Villages is the place for you. We are looking for people with a strong sense of purpose and focus to continually build confidence in yourself and our organization.

Program Overview

Youth Villages’ Residential Treatment programs serve children with emotional and behavioral problems. Our residential campuses provide the setting for an intensive treatment program that combines the unique balance of structure and freedom. This enables children and their families to identify, understand and cope with their individual needs and develop the skills necessary to succeed in less restrictive settings. We have three different types of facilities—Intensive Residential Centers, Open Campuses, and Group Homes. Located in Tennessee and Georgia, all of these facilities utilize the Re-Education of Emotionally Disturbed Children therapy model (Re-Ed).

Position Overview

Prepping and cooking meals on a daily basis, by following recipes and dietary guidelines.

Responsible for maintaining excellent safety and sanitation standards within the department.
Also responsible for helping to maintain kitchen stock areas and helping to check in/ put away stock as it is brought in. 
May be required to work at different campuses, as needed.
Have at least six months of cooking experience in a school system, putting up stock, lifting, standing, serving meals, following health code.

Have knowledge of USDA guidelines

Additional Information

The shift hours are 10:30am-7:00pm. Weekend and holiday work is required.

Requirements

Six months of experience as a cook in a non-fast food restaurant or healthcare setting.
Familiarity with basic kitchen principles, portioning, stock management, and health department regulations. 
High School Diploma or GED preferred.
ServSafe Certification preferred.
Be able to stand for period of time.
Be able to raise, lower, and carry objects 25-50lbs. 

Experience growth and development through our continuous training, as well as tuition and licensure reimbursement, or pursue opportunities to advance both clinically and administratively with Youth Villages.

Additional Benefits

Medical, Dental, Prescription Drug Coverage and Vision 
Retirement Savings Pension Plan 
403 (b) 
2 weeks paid vacation 
12 paid sick days per year 
10 paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Mileage & Cell Phone Reimbursement (when applicable)

EOE

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