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Kitchen Cook - Gateway Boys Academy

 Full-Time /

Job Description/Summary:  Gateway Boys Academy, a Christian boarding school for at-risk teen boys ages 12-17, is looking for a trustworthy, helpful, ministry-minded kitchen cook. 

The Kitchen Cook has to follow and prepare meals based on the weekly meal plan put together by the Kitchen supervisor. You will participate in ordering food and supplies on a weekly basis, assist in maintaining kitchen inventory, and ensure the kitchen stays in compliance with the Board of Health, Food Bank Policies & Procedures, and Safety Guidelines. Also in this role, you also work with students who are in the kitchen helping them gain practical skills. You must be willing to take feedback and able to work on a team. 

Through specialized training including trauma-informed care,  Gateway Boys Academy seeks to bring young men hope, healing, and life-long skills to thrive. You bring a calling and the heart to serve troubled teens and their families by providing nutritious meals. We will provide the tools and the training to fulfill that calling! 

Type of Candidate/Qualifications 

  • Experience working in food service, preferably in a non-profit organization
  • A background check and pastoral or ministerial leader reference is required
  • At least 21 years of age and a good driving record for the past 3 years

Necessary Skills  

  • Willingness to work with a team
  • A respectful attitude willing to take feedback and follow the Kitchen supervisor’s lead
  • Time management and conflict resolution skills 
  • Good communication skills, verbal and written
  • A Ministry-mindset 

Why Work Here? 

Gateway Boys Academy is an adolescent boys boarding school program in the Teen Challenge Southeast region which brings a balance of structure and fun to the program. GBA desires to bring on staff that adds to their existing positive, high-character culture. There is a focus on professional and personal development for staff with strong accountability. This program uses an integrated approach to trauma-informed care and spiritual growth for both students and staff. 

Gateway Boys Academy is located in the beautiful panhandle of Florida, just an hour from the white sand beaches of Panama City Beach and Rosemary Beach. The serene rural setting opens up the possibilities for outdoor activities ranging from athletics to water-based activities. 

Receive competitive pay and benefits including: a signing bonus, health insurance, vacation days, sick days, holiday pay, employee referral bonus, and length of service bonus.  In addition, an on-campus apartment, utilities, and meals are provided.

  • Listing ID: 99255
  • Center Type: Boys (Under 18)
  • Center Name: Gateway Boys Academy
  • Contact Name: Natalie Barnes
Contact details

1213 Hope CircleFlorida,32425 *****