Weekday Kitchen Assistant


Cause Areas


It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


402 N St. Louis AveChicago, IL 60624


Position Description: Volunteer Cook
Accountable to: Food Service Coordinator

Breakthrough Mission

Breakthrough Urban Ministries demonstrates the compassion of Christ by partnering with those affected by poverty to build connections, develop skills and open doors of opportunity.

Position Summary:

The volunteer cook will assist the Food Service Coordinator in preparing meals, storing food, and ensuring a clean and sanitary kitchen.

Key Responsibilities:

§Handle receiving and storage/refrigeration of prepared meals provided to agency by GCFD and all ingredients used in meal prep.

-Ensure timely placement in cold storage until time for meal reheat or ingredient use.

-Ensure the kitchen is clean and sanitary daily.

§Handle reheat/ cooking and holding/serving of food according to safe food handling procedures and serving in proper portion sizes

-Ensure proper oven temperatures for reheat using oven thermometer

-Reheat food within required time frame and to required temperatures for food safety.

-Hold food safely according to food safety guidelines

§Other duties as assigned

Position Qualifications:

§Must demonstrate punctuality, strong interpersonal skills, professionalism, and problem solving ability

§Must be able to pass a drug screen

§Must possess an accurate and informed understanding of cultural and urban realities, especially as related to the homeless population

§Must be willing to grow in areas of personal development


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