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RiseBoro Homecare Inc. Assistant Cook, Diana Jones Senior Center in United States

"All persons newly hired for employment by RiseBoro must provide proof of having received at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccine prior to beginning their employment, except for those who obtain an exception due to medical or religious reasons through the reasonable accommodation process."


Under the general supervision of Program Director and Cook, the Assistant Cook is responsible for assisting in food preparation service, receiving and cleaning up. Supervision of kitchen staff and volunteers while adhering to sanitation standards.

  • Assist in food preparation, food service and supervision of congregate meals

  • Supervise or assist in portioning and serving of the food if assigned.

  • Assist in supervising safe handling and proper temperature control or prepared food

  • Assist in proper functioning and cleaning of kitchen and kitchen equipment, dining area, and adherence to DFTA and DOH sanitation standards.

  • Assist in maintaining food usage records and assist in taking monthly inventory.

  • In the absence of the cook, assume his/her responsibilities.

  • Perform other duties as required by the supervisor of the site


  • Ability to stand long hours and able to lift heavy objects.

  • Ability to read, write and speak English

  • Have a City of New York Department of Health Certificate of Food Protection.

  • At least 6 months of cook/prep cook experience

EEO/Affirmative Action Policy Statement

It is the policy of RiseBoro to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment. No individual will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, age, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, political or union affiliation, marital or partnership status, sex, sexual orientation or affectional preference, gender identity, familial status, genetic information or predisposition or characteristic, disability, status as a victim of domestic violence, status as a veteran or member of the U.S. military and related obligations, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, job placement, compensation, benefits, training and apprenticeship, employee development, promotion, demotion, discipline, transfer, lay-off and recall, and termination. RiseBoro makes reasonable accommodations based on religion and/or disability as required by law, and requests for accommodation are to be directed to the Human Resources Department.