Nov 10, 2023

Kitchen Cook - Columbus Girls Academy

  • Teen Challenge Southeast
  • 14 Motts Drive Seale, AL 36875
Full time Entry Level Food Service Inventory-Purchasing Ministry Christian School

Job Description

Job Description/Summary: Columbus Girls Academy, a Christian boarding school for at-risk teen girls ages 12-17, is looking for a trustworthy, helpful, ministry-minded kitchen cook. 

The Kitchen Cook has to follow and prepare meals based on the weekly meal plan put together by the Kitchen supervisor. You will participate in ordering food and supplies on a weekly basis, assist in maintaining kitchen inventory, and ensure the kitchen stays in compliance with the Board of Health, Food Bank Policies & Procedures, and Safety Guidelines. Also in this role, you also work with students who are in the kitchen helping them gain practical skills. You must be willing to take feedback and able to work on a team. 

Through specialized training including trauma-informed care, Columbus Girls Academy seeks to bring young women hope, healing, and life-long skills to thrive. You bring a calling and the heart to serve troubled teens and their families by providing nutritious meals. We will provide the tools and the training to fulfill that calling! 

Type of Candidate/Qualifications 

  • Experience working in food service, preferably in a non-profit organization

  • A background check and pastoral or ministerial leader reference is required

  • At least 21 years of age and a good driving record for the past 3 years

Necessary Skills  

  • Willingness to work with a team

  • A respectful attitude willing to take feedback and follow the Kitchen supervisor’s lead

  • Food service and prep is preferred 

  • Time management and conflict resolution skills 

  • Good communication skills, verbal and written

  • A Ministry-mindset 

Why Work Here? 

Columbus Girls Academy is located on 177 acres of rolling hills including a 35-acre lake in Seale, AL just 10 miles from Columbus Georgia. Columbus boasts the best of both worlds with city amenities and outdoor recreation including whitewater rafting, zip lining, bike trails, and attractive nature parks. A thriving church community allows for staff to find a great spiritual community outside of work to create a good work-life balance. 

Columbus Girls Academy is an established program that brings stability to the entire ministry team.  CGA desires to welcome staff that will contribute to the existing positive, high-character culture. There are opportunities for professional and personal development leading to advancement. In addition, CGA utilizes an integrated approach of trauma-informed care and biblically based character development for their students.    

Receive competitive pay and benefits including: health insurance, vacation days, sick days, holiday pay, employee referral bonus, and length of service bonus.

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