Requisition Number: PA088-COOK-H-03-2020-01
Job Title: Cook
City: Midland
State: PA

Minimum Degree Required: A - High School/GED
Minimum Years of Experience: 0
Salary Range: $12.00/hr-$13.50/hr


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Description/Job Summary

This position cooks and works to ensure that nutritional goals, food safety and food budget are met for 24 to 39 clients (also known as Person(s) in Recovery or PIRs).  Additionally, this position also teaches clients the life skills of food preparation, food budgeting, food safety and nutrition.


  • Support PIRs in maintaining the physical plant by monitoring and supporting completion of community jobs.
  • Support PIRs in completing their community jobs.
  • Maintain the building repair log.
  • Support PIRs in maintaining daily schedule.
  • Support, assist, and monitor meal preparation
  • Prepare meals and support implementation of Nutrition Program.
  • Monitor and assist at mealtime.
  • Monitoring the food and household goods budget.
  • Utilize safe food practices.
  • Ensure all Allegheny County Health Department regulations are followed and food storage and preparation areas pass inspection.
  • Complete a weekly inventory of food stuffs and prepare shopping lists with input from PIR’s.
  • Collaborate with PIRs to complete all Life Skills Trainer level responsibilities.
  • Assist PIRs in conflict resolution and crisis intervention/prevention.
  • Participate in Program milieu.
  • Remain awake and alert during all shifts.
  • Attend and/or facilitate educational groups and meetings (Life Skills, Daily living skills, Community Meetings) as assigned.
  • Teach PIRs safe food preparation and storage.
  • Actively support PIRs in facilitating socialization and recreation activities.
  • Document educational groups and any other significant PIR contact.
  • Participate in Case Consultation Mtgs., staff mtgs. and supervision as assigned
  • Read log daily and document in log when the shift begins and at the end of the shift.
  • Escort PIRs to appointments and shopping as assigned.
  • Complete all paperwork as required by agency and licensing bodies
  • Provide emergency coverage for next shift.
  • Attend training as required by RHD and licensing bodies.

Required Experience

  • 1 year culinary experience preferred

Required Education

  • High School diploma or GED

Required Qualifications

  • Safeserve certification preferred

Program Summary

CORE (Capitalizing On a Recovery Environment) Beaver County provides non hospital detoxification, short term and long term non hospital residential drug and alcohol treatment services.  CORE Beaver County accepts adult male and female self-referrals  as well as referrals from other human service agencies in the community.  CORE Beaver utilizes evidence-based practices, supports the use of MAT and provides trauma informed care.  We also adhere to the Recovery Oriented System of Care as we support our clients recovery and return to the community.

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Resources for Human Development is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran, or disability status.