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Kitchen Assistant - Detox Facility - Paid
Title:Kitchen Assistant - Detox Facility - Paid
Department:Men's Adult Detoxification
Location:Salt Lake City, Utah

Kitchen Assistant

Schedule: Full time - benefits eligible (see below)
Pay: $16/hr

Volunteers of America, Utah builds a community-supported bridge that provides a path for those who are vulnerable to improve their lives and increase their self-reliance. This is a paid position at Volunteers of America, Utah's Men's Adult Detoxification Center: a social model detox program that focuses on creating a safe and trauma informed environment where clients can manage their intoxication and withdrawal symptoms to prepare them for long term recovery. This position is a great fit for someone who wants to work in recovery and handy in a kitchen environment. If you have a passion for food service and would describe yourself as compassionate, non-judgmental, and with an ability to maintain healthy boundaries then apply below.

Working with the Kitchen Coordinator:

  • Maintain and clean work area and follow food safety procedures
  • Wash dishes, pots, and pans. Stack dishes, glasses, and silverware.
  • Remove trash.
  • Set up and maintain food items.
  • Check appropriate temperature of food. 
  • Oversee food storage and food handling practices to maintain the areas according to safe food handling regulations.
  • Assist with training/supervising assigned clients in the food service area.
  • Know how to safely operate and properly clean machines/appliances in kitchen.
  • Accurately follow recipes.
  • Serve food in a friendly and helpful manner.

  • High School diploma/GED
  • Food service experience preferred.
  • Food Handlers Permit (may obtain after hired)
  • The position has some physical demands such as:
    • Ability to bend, stoop, kneel, crouch and twist.
    • Ability to stand for prolonged periods if necessary.
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds on a regular basis.
    • Must be able to walk up and down stairs
  • Must pass drug screen and criminal background check.
Full time benefits include:
    Low cost medical coverage (SelectHealth), with a Health Savings Account ($300 quarterly employer contribution)
    Low cost dental and vision coverage
    $50,000 life insurance coverage
    Paid holidays, vacation, and sick time
    Retirement plan with employer match
    Employee referral program with paid time off and cash bonuses

Complete the application on the career page of our website:

Volunteers of America, Utah is committed to creating a diverse environment, where all people feel valued, have the opportunity to do their personal best and where leadership development is fostered. The organization is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All employment decisions are based on business needs without regard to race, ethnicity, skin color, nationality, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, mental and developmental abilities, physical ability or religious belief. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
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