Cook (Part-Time) - Springfield, IL

at Gateway Foundation, Inc. in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Cook (Part-Time) - Springfield, IL


Post Date:
 Apr 24, 2024


Springfield, IL, US, 62703


Position Type:
 Part Time


Requisition Number:


Work Schedule:



Are you looking to find personal and professional fulfillment, and align your career with your values?

At Gateway Foundation, our employees have an opportunity to make a difference every day by helping people with substance abuse issues gain control of their lives.

Gateway Foundation is a recognized non-profit leader in evidence-based treatment proven to get results. Our experts in Addiction Medicine-including highly educated clinical and medical professionals and expert psychiatrists and nurses-deliver care that never stops. Throughout Gateway's proud history of helping others, dedicated and professional employees have been vital to accomplishing our life-saving mission.

If you are a collaborative professional who shares our commitment to helping people with substance abuse and mental health issues turn their lives around - GATEWAY IS THE PLACE FOR YOU!
Cooks are responsible for:
Preparing, seasoning, and cooking food for clients in accordance with established recipes and menus
Completing advance preparation steps, using kitchen utensils and equipment, and inspecting and testing food
Ensuring proper storage of goods, supplies, and leftovers
Cleaning and organizing work and serving areas and maintaining kitchen equipment
Assisting in menu planning and training of clients assigned to kitchen duty
Other duties as assigned
Job Requirements:
Current state of Illinois, Department of Public Health, Food Protection Manager Certification required
High School Diploma or equivalent
6 months training in cooking techniques and procedures required
Minimum 1 year related work experience
Physical Requirements:
Ability to lift objects weighing up to 30 pounds regularly and up to 60 pounds frequently.
Ability to stand stationary up to two hours at a time regularly, and up to four hours frequently.
Ability to walk or move about for more than six hours at a time.
Ability to stoop and bend, ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and manual dexterity to manipulate kitchen implements and utensils.
Normal or corrected vision necessary to read recipes and instructions, and measure or portion food items. Color vision and sense of smell necessary to inspect food items for spoilage.

Competitive Compensation and Benefits:

Gateway Foundation values its employees and provides an inclusive and diverse work environment where dedicated employees can make a difference. We are committed to engaging and rewarding our employees in meaningful ways. For eligible employees, we provide a Total Rewards Package that includes:
Gateway is a qualified employer for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
Health Insurance - Including a wellness premium incentive opportunity
Dental & Vision Insurance
Paid Time Off - Including 18 days of PTO and 9 paid holidays in the first year
Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Saving Account
Commuter Accounts
403(b) Retirement Plan with company match
Life and AD&D Insurance
Short Term Disability (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Tuition Reimbursement
Training & Development Programs

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield

Gateway Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race/Color/Sex/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Religion/National Origin/Disability/Vets

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Job Posting: 11929714

Posted On: May 25, 2024

Updated On: May 25, 2024

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