Our mission is to provide comprehensive, evidence-based treatment services to improve the lives of adolescents, young adults and families affected by substance use and mental health problems. We create a foundation for healing, strengthen family connections, and offer hope for a brighter future

Position Overview:

  • Plan, prepare, and serve meals and snacks.
  • Follow all safety and sanitary rules and regulations related to food handling.
  • As needed, fill in for the Kitchen Manager during sick and vacation time.


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Comply with the NSLP and USDA rules, regulations, and nutritional requirements.
  • Organize food preparation and serving operations to meet fixed schedules.
  • Prepare food for special occasions.

Kitchen Storage and Organization:

  • Maintain daily paper work, including food temperature logs to monitor and ensure food quality.
  • Ensure proper rotation of inventory.
  • Maintain kitchen equipment within sanitary specifications.

Maintain Structure and Organization:

  • Clean kitchen and cafeteria to maintain professional standards.


  1. Health and Safety
    1. Adhere to safety/health requirements.
    2. Obtain and maintain certification under the Oregon School Food Services Certification Plan.
    3. Maintain current Oregon Food Handler’s Card.
    4. Maintain familiarity with emergency plans/procedures.
    5. Maintain current certification in First Aid and CPR.
    6. Demonstrate care for equipment, buildings, and all other agency resources.


  1. Professionalism and Communication:
    1. Uphold good attendance/punctuality.
    2. Use time effectively/efficiently.
    3. Complete assigned duties on time.
    4. Follow through on commitments/responsibilities.
    5. Notify supervisor of issues in timely manner.
    6. Provide direct and effective written/verbal communication.
    7. Address conflict professionally, uses program lines of communication.
    8. Attend in-service trainings and meetings.


  1. Effective Agency Functioning:
    1. Work collaboratively and respectfully with community partners, staff, peers, and administration.
    2. Model cohesiveness by working collaboratively with others, demonstrating to staff that all jobs are essential for healthy work environments and quality care.
    3. Adhere to policies and procedures, as well as safe work practices.
    4. Remain flexible with scheduling.
    5. Work holidays and weekends, as needed.
    6. Perform other related duties as assigned.
    7. Follow agency policy and procedures.
    8. Maintain confidentiality.
    9. Participate in quality improvement efforts.
    10. Adhere to code of ethics.



Performance evaluation will be completed on a yearly basis at minimum. All new hires are subject to a 90 day review period.

Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent. Applicant must pass DHS standards for criminal background check, and hold no felony convictions of any kind within the last 3 years.