Services for the Underserved

  • Cook

    Job Location US-NY-New York
    Homeless Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Overview

    The Cook will assist in the management and monitoring of all aspects of the development of a nutritious daily menu and meal preparation. In this positon you will prepare low-fat, salt-free, vegetarian and soft meal options to meet special dietary and medically prescribed needs of residents. The Cook will assist in managing and performing food and equipment ordering and inventory. The ideal candidate should have experience in the safe and sanitary handling and storage of all food items in accordance with New York State and New York City Department of Health regulations. He/she will be responsible for the general supervision of kitchen area, including overall cleanliness, maintenance of equipment, utensils, and supplies, and the ability to provide instruction to inexperienced trainees. Evening and Weekend Hours may be required.


    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • Training in food skills and at least two (2) years’ experience in food service for an institution (e.g., hospital, hotel, etc.)
    • NY State Food Handlers Certificate required, additional nutritional training, and certificates required.



    Company Overview

    Services for the UnderServed (S:US) believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose. Since 1978, S:US has been turning this belief into reality by advocating for people with life circumstances marked by homelessness, intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health and addiction challenges, poverty, criminal justice involvement, and trauma. Our dedicated workforce of 2,400 provides services and supports to transform the lives of 35,000 individuals and families in New York City and Long Island. Learn more about S:US, our mission, and values by visiting


    Benefits Overview: We offer attractive compensation with comprehensive benefits including: Medical/Dental/Prescription/Vision/Life Insurance; 403(b); Credit Union; FSAs; Short-and-Long-Term Disability; Transportation Plan; Generous Paid Vacations and Holidays


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