Management & Training Corporation Cook Helper in Chicopee, Massachusetts

Cook Helper

Food Services

Chicopee, MassachusettsReqID: 22328

Make a difference! Established in 1964 near the gates of the Westover Air Reserve Base, the Westover Job Corps Center trains students for the careers of tomorrow at no cost to them or their families. Our modern facility is located on a 43-acre campus in picturesque 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.

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