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Careers at HELP USA

HELP USA’s vision is a country of empowered communities where everyone has a safe and stable place to call home.  We are one of the nation’s largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence.  Every year, we serve 25,000 people in our 54 programs and residences across five states, and we continue to grow. 

HELP USA runs homelessness prevention programs, manages emergency and transitional shelters, and builds and operates affordable permanent rental apartments. At HELP USA, we believe that creating and maintaining housing stability is the most important step towards a safer, happier, more productive life.

We hope you'll consider joining our team to help make our vision a reality!  

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Head Cook

Site/Program: Franklin
Location: Bronx, NY

About HELP USA

HELP USA is one of the nationís largest homeless services providers and low-income housing developers serving at-risk populations including families, veterans, and survivors of domestic violence.† With an annual operating budget in excess of $100 million, HELP USA currently serves 25,000 people annually in 54 programs and residences across five states and is continuing to grow. HELP provides 3,500 units of permanent and transitional housing as part of its 30-year commitment to families and individuals in need of safe, stable homes.

Position Overview

HELP USA is seeking a Head Cook to join the food services team at one of our transitional, shelter housing sites.† Youíll be responsible for providing nutritious meals to our residents and ensuring that Board of Health regulations are followed with regard to kitchen cleanliness, food preparation, and food services.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Planning, preparing and serving meals that follow local and federal nutritional guidelines.

  • Maintaining inventory records of food and kitchen supplies, placing weekly and monthly purchase requisitions, and making local food purchases when necessary.

  • Maintaining kitchen, dining room, and all related equipment in a clean, orderly, and sanitary manner and in accordance with all Board of Health regulations.

  • Supervising employees assigned to the kitchen and establishing regular schedules for kitchen staff.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Associate degree in Food Service Preparation preferred.

  • Food Handlerís Certificate required.

  • Minimum of five (5) yearsí experience in the food service industry.

  • Previous supervisory experience.

  • Willingness to continue training in food preparation and related courses.

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