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On-Call Cook – Interim Housing (JR 1096)

Los Angeles, California · Restaurant/Food Service
JR 1096
On-Call Cook – Interim Housing
Los Angeles, CA 90004
Salary: $15/hr
PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) is seeking candidates to join our Interim Housing Team as an On-Call Cook at location on N. Madison Ave. in Los Angeles.   
We currently offer fully-paid benefits and room for growth – there’s nothing we like more that developing our team members!
Since its foundation in 1984, PATH has pioneered bold and effective approaches to assist people experiencing homelessness. PATH operates services throughout California, connecting our clients to a comprehensive continuum of homelessness prevention, street outreach, employment preparation and placement assistance, individualized case management, supportive services, interim housing, and permanent supportive housing. 
Our Interim Housing programs provide low-barrier, high-tolerance settings for program participants, referred to as guests, who are experiencing homelessness and have a variety of complex health, functional and social needs. These home-like environments are coupled with support and case management services to assist guests with developing a plan to break the cycle of homelessness, stabilize in housing and reintegrate into the community.
The Cook is an integral part of our Interim Housing. They help us create the welcoming, home-like environment by preparing nutritious meals alongside the kitchen team and case management staff. Responsibilities of the Cook include:
  • Preparing and cooking breakfast, lunch and dinner for residents
  • Preparing weekly and monthly menus
  • Ensuring compliance with food handling and sanitation procedures
  • Adhering to proper knife handling procedures
  • Submitting food orders for approval to supervisor on correct date and in a timely manner
  • Producing and maintaining monthly inventory of food supply and equiptment
  • Supervising all kitchen activities and ensuring that only authorized personnel access the kitchen
We’re looking for candidates that:
  • Have at lease 2 years of experience working in food handling and preparation – culinary arts degree is a plus!
  • Maintain and execute confidential information according to HIPAA standards
  • Possess a high level of tolerance and understanding for individuals with urgent and multiple case management and health needs
  • Work just as well independently as they do on a team
  • Exercise mature judgement, and are highly motivated, self-starting and proactive
  • Are excellent at communicating, whether in writing or verbally
  • Have a strong sense of prioritization and can coordinate multiple demands in a high-pressure environment
For this role the Cook must:
  • Hold a current food handler’s certificate
  • Be able and willing to work flexible hours which may include evenings or weekends
  • Have employment eligibility verification
  • Have or be able and willing to obtain CPR/First Aid training
  • Have reliable transportation and:
    • A valid driver’s license
    • Auto Insurance
    • The ability to qualify for PATH insurance coverage
  • Successfully complete the following as a condition of hire:
    • Tuberculosis Test
    • Background Screening
    • Drug Test
If this sounds like you, please visit our PATH Career Site and search for Job #1096 to submit your application. A resume is required.
PATH provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, PATH complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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