Management & Training Corporation Cook Helper (32 Hours Weekly) in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Cook Helper (32 Hours Weekly)

Food Services

Chicopee, MassachusettsReqID: 22773

Make a difference! The Westover Job Corps Center trains students for the careers of tomorrow at no cost to them or their families. Our facility is located on a 43-acre campus in Chicopee, Massachusetts. The center is just a short drive from the National Basketball Association Hall of Fame, Forest Park Zoo, and Six Flags New England. Apply now to start making a real social impact!


Position Summary:Reports to the food services supervisor. Responsible for assisting in preparing and serving food in the cafeteria and accomplishing clean up functions in accordance with government and management directives.Essential Functions

  • Keep serving counters stocked with salads, desserts and other foods.

  • Replenish napkin dispensers, plate racks, silverware racks, salt and pepper shakers and condiments.

  • Make coffee, tea and other beverages.

  • Set up cafeteria lines and serve meals on the line.

  • Assist in the storage and inventory of supplies; transfer food ingredients from storage area to cooking area.

  • Clean food service area, tables and kitchen equipment and appliances.

  • Assist in washing dishes/utensils; store in orderly fashion.

  • Provide direct supervision and serve as work place mentor to students assigned to center support and/or on-center work based learning.

  • Promote career preparation, career development and career transition with students on a daily basis and help them with setting career goals.

  • Participate in student employability programs and activities.

  • Support, promote, and enforce the Job Corps’ Zero Tolerance Policy.

  • Promote the development of Career Success Standards by modeling appropriate behaviors, mentoring students where necessary and monitoring both positive and negative behaviors through interventions.

  • Maintain accountability of students and property; adhere to safety practices.

It is expected that the incumbent shall perform other duties as assigned within his/her capabilities as determined by management.Education and Experience Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent. Must obtain servsafe certification within 90 days of employment. Valid driver’s license with an acceptable driving record, unless waived by management.

Management & Training Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran