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Behavioral Health (UBP)

Kitchen Assistant  Bronx, NY  : 2/5/2019
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Behavioral Health (UBP)

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Acacia Network, the leading Latino integrated care nonprofit in the nation, offers the community, from children to seniors, a pathway to behavioral and primary healthcare, housing, and empowerment. We are visionary leaders transforming the triple aim of high quality, great experience at a lower cost. Acacia champions a collaborative environment to deliver vital health, housing and community building services, work we have been doing since 1969. By hiring talented individuals like you, we’ve been able to expand quickly, with offices in Albany, Buffalo, Syracuse, Orlando, Tennessee, Maryland and Puerto Rico.
We are seeking a Kitchen Assistant who will provide support in the kitchen in order to prepare food, cook, and clean the kitchen.  
Responsibilities consist of but not limited to:
  • Assist cook in the preparation of food as needed
  • Arrange tables for meals in accordance with prescribed policies and procedures
  • Distribute dishes, cutlery and food to adult clients and their children
  • Serve clients meals in a friendly and helpful manner
  • Label as to date received, all food received from vendors and store them in the required place
  • Procure commodities needed to cook menu from freezer, refrigerator, dry storage room
  • Maintain kitchen inventory
  • Clean eating areas before and after meals
  • Wash dishes and utensils according to sanitary practices
  • Remove kitchen garbage to outside receptacles
Education/ License:
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Food handlers certificate, required
  • 2 years’ experience preparing meals for large groups such as in restaurants, catering halls, or congregate setting
  • Must be in good health, have the ability to stand long hours and be able to lift heavy objects
  • Bilingual a plus
*Acacia network is an Equal Opportunity Employer*

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