Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio
  • Columbus, OH, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Cook

Full Time | Day Shift

Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is currently seeking a Cook for Faith Mission in Columbus, Ohio. Faith Mission is one of the largest homeless shelters in Columbus, Ohio, providing meals and shelter to men, women and Veterans with dignity and compassion.

The ideal candidate will share Our Mission: Creating a better world by serving people in need.


Requirements for a Cook with Lutheran Social Services:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred or 3-5 years relevant experience required
  • Minimum of one year cooking experience required

Responsibilities for a Cook with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Ensure meals are appetizing and nutritionally balanced
  • Utilize proper food storage techniques
  • Coordinate and assist volunteer efforts
  • Comply with sanitation procedures of state and facility
  • Ensure a clean and sanitary work area and clean equipment after use
  • Accept, properly log, and store donations including marking date and item
  • Use First In First Out technique for food storage to ensure lack of waste
  • Supports the Mission, Values and Vision of Faith Mission/LSS and is knowledgeable of client rights and ensures an atmosphere which allows for the respect, dignity and well-being of all clients in a safe, secure environment.
  • Plan food production to coordinate with meal serving hours so that excellence, quality, temperature, and appearance of food is preserved
  • Supports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programs for: Safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security, report and/or correct unsafe working conditions, equipment repair and maintenance needs
  • Keep work area neat and clean at all times; clean and maintain equipment used in food preparation.
  • Supports and participates in common teamwork: Cooperates and works together with all co-workers; plan and complete job duties with minimal supervisory direction, including appropriate judgment

As one of the largest non-for-profits in Central Ohio, we value our employees. Our excellence is based upon team members dedicated to a fulfilling career and committed to the service of others.

BENEFITS with Lutheran Social Services:

  • Health insurance with 4-plan options!
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer matched savings
  • Dental and Vision insurance
  • Medical and Childcare Flexible Spending (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account
  • PTO and 12 Paid Holidays
  • Opportunity to make a positive impact on individuals & the community

ABOUT Lutheran Social Services:

We put our Mission of Service into action. Every day LSS serves thousands of people in 27 Ohio counties by addressing the four core societal issues of food, shelter, safety, and healing. LSS offers Food Pantries, housing and supportive services through homeless shelters, domestic violence services, senior living and health care, affordable housing communities, and other services that uplift families and strengthen communities.


Lutheran Social Services of Central Ohio is committed to being an equal opportunity employer.

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