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Requisition Number 11-145 Asst. Cook
Post Date 2/12/2018
Title Cook
City OC
Description Responsibilities
Vocational engagement as an employee of The Salvation Army is a position of sacred trust – representing, nurturing, protecting and advancing the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army; and serving the needs of people in our community with dignity and respect. Conduct on and off the job must sustain a positive impact on The Salvation Army’s religious goals, programs and public image.
As such, all employees are expected to fulfill the following responsibilities within the scope of duties they perform:
1. To know, explain and exemplify the mission, purpose and values of The Salvation Army in Orange County.
2. To understand all dimensions of Salvation Army mission and purpose toward the outcome of awareness, cohesiveness and effective guest services.
3. To create a safe, engaging environment for Salvation Army associates, guests, members, volunteers, partners and vendors.
4. To provide active support of, and participation in all Salvation Army campaigns and initiatives.
5. To develop appropriate relationships and maintain appropriate relationship boundaries with other Salvation Army associates, guests, members, volunteers, partners and vendors.
6. To communicate in an appropriate, professional, responsive and supportive manner.
• Effective interpersonal and electronic communication is essential for mission and purpose.
• Interpersonal communication for day-to-day operational needs is preferred.
• Direct, thoughtful communication for the resolution of questions or conflicts is expected.
• Electronic communication – email, texts, etc. – is official communication; and supports and confirms interpersonal communication.
• Deference to and public support of group decisions and each other’s scope of expertise, position and responsibilities must be maintained.
7. To maintain appropriate confidentiality.
Some agreements, ideas, processes, or other forms of sensitive information are revealed to certain individuals who are in positions of responsibility or are in possession of qualities or skills that make it necessary for them to know such confidential matters. Such information must be maintained in confidence.
8. To complete annual, advanced training to include, but not limited to: Protecting the Mission, Sexual Harassment, and others as determined.
9. To positively guide and guard all Salvation Army resources – people, program, property and finances - toward the fulfillment of mission and purpose, and within the guidelines established by law, policy and procedure.
Specific Duties:
1. Assist in designing menus for meals prepares on assigned shifts
2. Cook and serve hot breakfast when assigned
3. Cook and serve hot dinner when assigned
4. Perform kitchen area cleaning process for assigned shifts
5. Receive and help unload donated foods
6. Assist in choosing appropriate foods for shelter from donated foods
7. Assist with inventory of food at shelter
8. Perform documentation of meals served & donations given on assigned shifts
9. Help monitor appropriate kitchen supplies
10. Be responsible for oversight of kitchen equipment during shift
11. Be responsible for security of kitchen area during shift
12. Oversee the use of volunteers during assigned shift
13. Assist in cleaning refrigerators, freezer, food storage bins as scheduled
Other Duties:

Perform HH Attendant duties as needed and trained for on call.
Requirements • Have GED or HS. Diploma
• Have experience preparing meals for large groups

  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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