Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Jobs

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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Food Service Support in Kennesaw, Georgia


Do you enjoy cooking and food preparation in a cafeteria style environment? Do you want to make a positive impact on the lives of children and adolescents, while gaining valuable experience in the food service industry? If so, you could become a part of a team creating meaningful, independent and productive lives for those individuals that we serve.

If you answered YES to either of these questions, then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health team!

Being a Food Service Support Specialist for our Residential Treatment Program has its Advantages!

As a Food Service Specialist at Devereux, you will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping children in need. We offer:

  • A culture that upholds a Servant Leadership perspective.

  • The opportunity to show your creativity through food

  • The opportunity to teach at-risk youth valuable life skills

  • A group of like-minded peers to share knowledge, thoughts and ideas within the field of Behavioral Health.

  • Competitive salary and amazing benefits

The Food Service Support Specialist will be responsible for preparing three meals each day, plus snacks for our individuals on-site. You will ensure that meals are nutritious and adequate for the caloric needs of growing youth according to short-term shelter care services standards and state licensing standards. They will also take youths’ cultural preferences (including religious practices regarding food) into account when planning and preparing meals.

Schedule: 10:30am to 7:00pm ( every other weekend is required ).

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Georgia was established in Cobb County Georgia in 1973 at the invitation of Governor Jimmy Carter and for more than 40 years has been providing new hopes, new dreams, and new choices for children, adolescents and young adults struggling with emotional and behavioral health challenges. Our beautiful campus offers a serene, wooded setting with a swimming pool, volleyball court, tennis court, playing field, lake and playground which allow our youth to enjoy plenty of outdoor activities.

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Devereus is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectios-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. Learn more:



EDUCATION: Minimum GED or High School Diploma required.

EXPERIENCE: Minimum of six months to 1 year of food prep/service experience required, in a commercial or a residential food services facility. Experience in a school setting is highly desired but not required. Avalid Food Handlers card OR the ability to obtain one.

Other qualifications:

  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Must be customer-service oriented.

  • Strong problem solving skills; and good judgement skills in order to make sound and independent decisions.

  • Have a strong passion for working with and helping children living with emotional and behavioral differences.

  • Valid Driver's License and Satisfactory Drug Screen and Background Check results.

  • Must be able to complete a two-week, paid new hire orientation class; hours are approximately 8:30am to 5:30pm daily.

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) COVID-19 vaccine mandate requires all employees to be fully vaccinated on or before March 15, 2022 . If already fully vaccinated, you will need to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or have an approved medical or religious exemption prior to starting

The IDEAL candidate will... Be empathetic, a team player, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, energetic, creative, understand the theories of behavior management and positive reinforcement, and represent yourself as a positive role model.

Posted Date 1 month ago (7/8/2022 2:17 PM)

Requisition ID 2022-25139

Category Food Services

Position Type Full-Time