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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Food Service in West Chester, Pennsylvania


Do you have food service experience in a cafeteria or educational setting? Are you seeking a position that offers you job security and excellent benefits?

If you answered YES to those questions, then consider joining our team as a Food Service Specialist.

Being a Food Service Specialist at Devereux has its Advantages! WE OFFER:

  • Stable non-profit company that has been in operation for over 100 years!

  • Team environment that welcomes your input and expertise

  • Ability to make a difference beyond simply providing nutrition

  • FT employment working 40 hours per week.

  • Free meals and free parking

  • Benefits available after 30 days of FT employment

  • Generous paid time off

  • Hours will be 5:30-1:30PM every other weekend off

The Devereux Pennsylvania Children’s Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Services (CIDDS) center serves children, adolescents and young adults – from birth to age 21 – with autism spectrum disorders, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and behavioral and emotional disorders. Each year, more than 1,000 children and adolescents receive specialized care, in the environment best suited to the unique challenges they face, all with the goal of providing each child with the academic, social, emotional and life skills needed to flourish in their home community.

We are seeking a Full Time Food Service Specialist to work at our facility located in West Chester, PA. The position will prepare and serve food items to the children and adolescents that live at our residential program and attend our school. Specific responsibilities will include:

  • ​Food preparation based on nutritional requirements and guidelines

  • Serve food to clients and student in the serving line

  • Prepare take out meals and possibly deliver on campus

  • Food preparation and set up for meetings

  • Dishing washing/cafeteria clean up/table and floors as needed

  • Documentation related to special diets and intake as indicated

Devereux requires all individuals interviewing for a position involving contact with children to complete The DianaScreen, a screening that assesses a candidate’s understanding of appropriate boundaries between adults and children

What is Devereux doing to support and protect the health and safety of our staff during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Devereux is committed to the health and safety of our staff. All Devereux centers have formal infectious-disease and emergency-management plans tailored to specifically address the unique aspects of communicable disease prevention including COVID-19. We adhere to all mandates and guidelines in accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization and practice all protocols that protect the health and safety of our staff. To learn more of how Devereux is supporting and protecting our staff during the pandemic, please visit

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EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED and Certification by County Board of Health required.

EXPERIENCE: 1 year experience in food preparation and must be able to lift at least 50lbs.

Posted Date 2 weeks ago (10/11/2021 2:11 PM)

Requisition ID 2021-20411

Category Food Services

Position Type Full-Time