The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Cook - Columbia - Weekends

    Job Locations US-MO-Columbia
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Food Services
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview


    The Salvation Army Harbor House Emergency Shelter located in Columbia, Missouri, is looking for a part-time, under 20 hours per week, weekend Cook.  This position will typically work Saturdays and Sundays from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, with a one hour mid-shift break, and will have the option to cover the absences of the weekday cook.  Starting pay is $9.00 an hour.    


    This position is expected to perform all functions of a shelter cook. This includes but is not limited to: ensuring efficient and healthy operation of the kitchen and dining area; adherence to weekly menu plans, reporting food and supply needs to the supervisor, preparation and serving of meals; and clean-up of kitchen and dining area. Position is expected to comply with and meet The Salvation Army, Federal, State and Local policies and standards.


    Full Job Description will be provided upon request and/or interview.


    High school diploma or equivalent and one year cooking experience for groups of 30-50.  Combination of education and experience will be considered.  Able to comply with recipes, safety handling instructions and job description.  Medically qualified to work in food service area.  Able to prepare meals in large quantities.  Appropriate drivers’ licenses and pass TSA MVR check is a plus.  Must possess or obtain Adult and Child CPR, First Aid and Blood Borne Pathogens and ServSafe certification within three months of employment.  Must be a team player, a self-starter, able to handle several projects at the same time and perform well with minimum supervision.  Must think independently and demonstrate sound judgment.  Must be supportive of The Salvation Army’s mission and policies.


    Physical and Work Environment Requirements:  Must be capable of performing the above essential duties.  Capable of frequently lifting 25 pounds and occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds.  Will occasionally move 50 or more pounds using dolly/cart/truck.  Most work will be indoors in a temperature control environment; however, in the kitchen it will get above 80 degrees at times.  Medium cold category temperatures will be experienced in the walk-in refrigerator/freezer.


    The Salvation Army Central Territory does not participate in unemployment compensation programs. The Salvation Army, as a church, is exempt from participation in federal and state unemployment insurance programs.



    Address:  1108 West Ash Street, Columbia, MO 65203

    Mailing address: PO Box 1864, Columbia, MO 65205



    In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for this position, please call (573) 442-3229 or email the above contact. 




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