The Salvation Army - Central Territory

  • Cook -Madison

    Job Locations US-WI-Madison
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Food Services
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    • Preparing and serving food.
    • Cleaning of kitchen, dining, preparation, serving and food storage areas.


    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church.  Its message is based on the Bible.  Its ministry is motivated by the love of God.  Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.



    This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned.    Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

    • Preparation and serving of food to clients and staff.
    • Operation of kitchen equipment including: stoves, ovens, serving equipment, dishwasher and garbage disposal.
    • Clean/organization of all equipment in kitchen such as: refrigerators, freezers, storage areas and tables and chairs in dining area.
    • Sweep and mop floors of kitchen and storage room and serving areas.
    • Rotate and stock shelves.
    • Offer receipts to donors
    • Record donations on In-Kind list
    • Empty trash
    • Other duties as assigned by supervisor



    • Maintain positive working relationships with fellow employees, clients and donors.



    The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, skills, and/or abilities required for this position. 


    Education:  Education or experience cooking for large groups.


    Certifications:  Must complete 4 hours of food safety program, annually and be Food Manager/Serv Safe certified.  If not currently certified, must obtain certification within first six months of signing this position description.


    Skills/Abilities: Ability to follow written directions.




    Supervisory Responsibility: Volunteers in kitchen and dining area.      


    Physical Requirements:         


    The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.  Physical requirements include: good speaking, hearing and vision ability, and excellent manual dexterity. 

    • Ability to lift 50 pounds with or without reasonable accomodations,


    Travel: Local    


    All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.




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