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Cenikor Foundation Cook - Part Time - (Weekends) Tyler, TX in Tyler, Texas

Cenikor Foundation is a non profit organization and one of the largest substance use treatment centers in the nation. We are currently seeking a Part Time Cook for our short term/detox facility in Tyler, TX. 

Cenikor’s Value Proposition – What’s In It for You?:

  • PURPOSE in your work – service to others, giving back to your community, helping to save lives, being fulfilled at work.

  • COMPETITIVE PAY, BENEFITS, PAID TIME OFF, $2k - $4k TUITION REIMBURSEMENT, up to 10% 401K and BONUSES – we hire and reward high performers.

  • STABILITY and GROWTH – more than 55 years in business – our strong financial processes support our drive to serve more people and ensure stability for our team members.

  • CONTINUOUS LEARNING and PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT – we are committed to developing our leaders in their desired career path and promoting from within. We have Cenikor Career Pathways Program that you can join after 90 days of employment. We also have an annual leadership development program with assigned mentors to help you achieve your professional goals.

  • The work we do isn’t easy. If you like to work hard, to serve others and to have FUN with your team while achieving goals, Cenikor will be the right place for you!


    SCHEDULE: Saturday - Sunday 6am - 6pm


    Responsible for all kitchen duties including preparing food for clients, following all sanitation and safety regulations as well as maintaining inventory.


  • Prepare meals for clients as scheduled.

  • Follow all health codes pertaining to sanitation and safety, including but not limited to how to properly prepare food to avoid food-borne illnesses, cleanliness of work area and cooking utensils, and personal grooming.

  • Maintain kitchen inventory, ordering appropriate amounts to make sure necessary ingredients are always on hand without any going to waste, and ensuring everything is stored properly for safety and space efficiency.

  • Organize kitchen schedules, plan regular duties such as cleaning, designing menus and making sure cooking activities are coordinated.

  • Must understand how to use kitchen equipment, be able to retain certain recipes to ensure consistency, and know how to cook in bulk and maintain portion control without generating waste.

  • Maintain strict confidentiality on all client and foundation matters and refer questionable issues to your supervisor.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned and consistent with the non-exempt functions as defined in this job description.


    Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Basic understanding of professional cooking and knife handling skills.

  • Understanding and knowledge of safety, sanitation and food handling procedures.

  • Commitment to quality service.

  • Must be able to maintain professional boundaries with clients.

  • Ability to take direction and work in a team environment.

  • Ability to work calmly and effectively under pressure.

  • Must have problem solving abilities, be self-motivated, and organized.

  • Presents a professional, positive image.

  • Good ethical and business standards.

  • Possess good oral and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software preferred, including specific MS Outlook calendar experience.

  • Ability to consistently uphold the Core Principles of Cenikor’s Culture:

  • Demonstrate mission of service to our clients

  • Positive, respectful communication with both staff and clients

  • Demonstrate self-motivation and perseverance to achieve goals

  • Role model appropriate, professional behaviors including appropriate client boundaries

  • Work effectively as part of a team, helping to set up others for success


  • High School Diploma or GED required


  • Minimum 1-year experience with food preparation required

    Licensure Required:

  • Food handler permit required




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