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Want to work in a creative atmosphere?
Want to promote health benefits for others by making healthy foods?
Want to apply your culinary expertise and recieve paid training?
If you answered yes to any of these questions, read on!
Being a Cook has its Advantages!
As a Cook at Devereux, you will learn more than you ever thought possible while you work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping kids. Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado provides programs and services for youth and adolescents with a variety of mental and behavioral health challenges. Located in Westminster, CO, this position is responsible for preparing and serving menu items (breakfast, lunch, dinner) to staff and youth in our facility. This is a production-based kitchen, serving approximately 150 people per meal. Additional opportunities to utilize your creativity for organizational catering requests and sharing your expertise with youth in our facility work experience program.
The opportunity to mentor youth in our program
The opportunity to show your creativity through food
Chance to expand your existing cooking and food service skills
Never working past 7:30 pm
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Colorado provides programs and services for youth and adolescents with a variety of mental and behavioral health challenges. Located in Westminster, CO, this position is responsible for preparing and serving menu items (breakfast, lunch, dinner) to staff and youth in our facility. This is a production-based kitchen, serving approximately 150 people per meal. Additional opportunities to utilize your creativity for organizational catering requests and sharing your expertise with youth in our facility work experience program.
Keywords: line cook, prep cook, food, food services, dining, restaurant, grill, kitchen, human services, mental health, job coach
Education: Minimum GED or High School Diploma
Experience: Some cooking experience preferred but not required, experience working with kids is desirable.
Must be 21 years of age.
About Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health is one of the largest and most advanced behavioral healthcare organizations in the country. Informed by the latest advancements in science and medicine, we combine evidence-based interventions with compassionate family engagement to help change lives. We were founded in 1912 by special education pioneer, Helena Devereux. Today, Devereux is a national nonprofit partner for individuals, families, schools and communities, serving many of the most vulnerable members of our society in areas of autism, intellectual and developmental disabilities, specialty mental health, and child welfare.
Our Mission: Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health changes lives – by unlocking and nurturing human potential for people living with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences.
We employ more than 7,500 staff and operate 15 centers in 13 states. We offer a comprehensive national network of clinical, therapeutic, educational, and employment programs and services that positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of children, adults and their families every year.
Our Culture, Our Expectations
At Devereux, we strive to incorporate servant leadership into our culture and every aspect of our organizational framework; from the delivery of quality services to individuals served, their families, and other stakeholders to the development and empowerment of our employees. We offer challenging and exciting work, and our supportive team environment creates an empowering and positive atmosphere. To be successful in our work environment, you will put the needs of others first, and will feel called to serve, and called to lead.
Competitive Salary and Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health provides a comprehensive health and welfare program to eligible full-time employees, family members and domestic partners. Our benefit programs include medical (including telemedicine - medical care via phone, web, app), dental, prescription drug, preventative care, mental health services and an employee assistance / work-life balance program. In addition, we offer tuition assistance, generous time-off, a 403(b) retirement plan with matching benefit, and voluntary/employee paid supplemental life and accident coverage.
Visit benefits.devereux.org to see why we are a great place to work!
The employment policies of Devereux are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We will consider applicants for this position without regard to any category protected by applicable federal, state or local law, including but not limited to race, religion, sex, color, age, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, national origin, marital status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or uniform service member status.
Devereux is a drug-free workplace, drug screening required. EOE
Requisition ID 2019-4299
Category Food Services
Position Type Full-Time or Part-Time