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Cook (Relief On Call)

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Volunteers of America Colorado Branch
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Location: Idaho Springs

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need rebuild their lives and reach their full potential.

Through more than 30 distinct human service programs throughout the state of Colorado, including housing and healthcare, Volunteers of America helps more than 200,000 Coloradoans each year. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups, including at-risk youth, the frail elderly, low-income families, homeless individuals and families, women and children escaping domestic violence, and those seeking affordable housing solutions. Our work touches the mind, body, heart — and ultimately the spirit — of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services.

Our administrative offices are located at 2660 Larimer Street, Denver CO 80205. To speak to someone about our programs or volunteering opportunities you may email us at or call 303-297-0408. To keep up with our news and activities, follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.

Volunteers of America Colorado Branch programs are available to all people regardless of race, age, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender variance, marital status, national origin, military status or physical or mental disability.

Areas of Responsibility


Ability to read and write, to follow standardized recipes and to perform standard mathematical calculations. Ability to do heavy lifting, pushing and pulling up to 50 lbs. One year related experience in cooking or similar production facility.


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The Relief Cook prepares hot food items as specified in approved menus, in accordance with Volunteers of America standards and procedures, and portions those foods to serve the number of meals ordered. The Relief Cook will be provided training for a two week period for twenty hours a week. Thereafter the Position is on call.



Salary:$13.75 per hour


Work Schedule:Monday- Friday (20 hours a week)

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