Amity Foundation
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $16- $18
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid time off


Amity Foundation, an internationally acclaimed Teaching, and Therapeutic Community are seeking compassionate and enthusiastic individuals with a desire to teach, learn and join our community as a, Cook at our residential campuses. This groundbreaking opportunity not only will be working in our prison programs to help the inmate population but will also enhance your training and experience in the field.

About Amity: Amity Foundation is a safe place where people can change in an environment that fosters trust; where new values can be formed; responsibility developed and lasting relationships built. Amity is dedicated to the inclusion and habilitation of people marginalized by addiction, homelessness, trauma, criminality, incarceration, poverty, racism, sexism, and violence. Amity is committed to research, development implementation, and dissemination of information regarding community building.

Remembrance, Resolution, Reconciliation, Restoration, Renewal

About the Position:

The Cook is responsible for planning food preparation in kitchens. Responsible for the preparation of all meals, assuring that the meals are prepared on time, assuring that sanitation, nutrition and safety are priorities at all times, and assuming responsibility for following all recipes in order to maintain quality and cost control.

What You Will Do:

  • Works directly with the Food Service Manager in the daily planning, preparation and presentation of three (3) balanced meals a day for the entire program.
  • Assists in the ordering and storing of food that meets all CDPH, and LA County Health Department food preparation standards.
  • Follows the monthly rotation menu.
  • Helps maintain a high standard of physical excellence in the food service dining room and kitchen.
  • Assists in the training and development of students learning the vocation of food service which includes cooking, food preparation, and presentation of the meal, dining room. esthetics, food storage procedures, and daily hygiene.
  • Attends Community Building day activities.
  • Follows the Community schedule and presents all meals on time.
  • Additional duties as assigned

What You Will Bring:

  • High School diploma or equivalent (GED) or actively working toward HS Diploma or GED.
  • One year related culinary experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Current state driver's license
  • ServeSafe Certification
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50lbs.
  • Maintain social, ethical, and organizational values and norms; building trust and confidence with the staff and with the students; respecting confidentiality.
  • Applies high-performance standards to all work-related activities.

What we Offer:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision.
  • Paid Vacation, Sick time, & Holidays.
  • 401K, HSA, & Life insurance programs
  • An organization committed to community action
  • Community-oriented workplace
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