at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 5/21/2020

Job Description

If you are looking for a rewarding position serving senior citizens in the Coon Rapids community, come join the Homestead at Coon Rapids! 

We are looking for a Casual/PRN Cook 

Hours vary –if you are flexible and spontaneous – this could be a job you’d love!

Range of shifts - 6:00 am – to 10 am or 10:00 am to 7:00 pm

We offer great wages and flexibility, combined with the benefits of being a part of the Volunteers of America family. 

Job Requirements

1.    Completes defined food preparation, serving of meals and cleaning duties according to proper procedures, using various dietary equipment and supplies, as assigned by the Director of Dietary and Management Team.
2.    Plans and initiates cooking schedule for food preparation to meet meal schedule.
3.    Prepares, seasons, cooks and serves meat, main dish, soup and vegetable for assigned meal; ensures appropriate portioned servings according to portion control standards.
4.    Prepares nutritional snacks for residents as assigned.
5.    Tastes and smells prepared food to determine quality and palatability.
6.    Monitors temperature of hot and cold foods through food preparation and service to ensure that established temperature goals are met prior to steam table transfer and maintained throughout meal service.
7.    Stores leftovers properly, plans for use of leftover foods in accordance with State and Federal sanitation regulations.
8.    Supervises dietary staff in the absence of the Director of Dietary and Assistant Director of Dietary; initiate replacement calls for absentees and re-organizes work assignments as directed.
9.    Assists with department inventory program.
a.    Checks and inspects food products and supplies as delivered, in the absence of the Director of Dietary and Assistant Director of Dietary.  Supervises and assists in storage of supplies and food products.
b.    Determines amount and type of food and supplies required for daily menus; confers with Director of Dietary.

 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

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Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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