Cook II - Sign on Bonus $5,000
The Jewish Board

Brooklyn, New York
$20.91 per hour

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Make a bigger difference

Cook II with Kosher experience

At The Jewish Board, we don't just make a difference - we make a bigger difference as we serve 45,000 New Yorkers every year. Join our dedicated team that's been helping communities across New York City for almost 150 years and see just how big of a difference you can make.

Reasons you'll love working with us:

  • If you have a particular age range or population you're interested in working with, you can find your niche here. Our clients and staff are as diverse as the city we work in, and include people of all cultures, religions, races, gender expressions, and sexual orientations.
  • We're committed to supporting your career development by encouraging mobility and advancement across different program types and jobs.
  • With 70 locations throughout the five boroughs, you can work close to where you live.
  • Generous vacation time and paid holidays will help you achieve a healthy work/life balance.
  • We offer an excellent benefits package with affordable, high-quality health and dental insurance with low co-pays.
  • You'll receive ongoing support through high-quality supervision, specialized trainings from our Continuing Education team, and an education benefit.

How you can make a bigger difference:

The Mishkon Division provides supports and services in a healthy and safe environment for individuals with intellectual/ developmental disabilities living in residential programs and in community settings. Our core values are to provide a healthy and safe environment that promotes person centered planning, community integration, and close collaboration with families and the community. This is all accomplished through an Orthodox Jewish lens, and with an understanding that staff, at all levels of the division, is the determining factor in achieving positive outcomes for our clients.

Prepare and cook meals with the ability to read and understand measurements and cooking instructions. To ensure proper stock levels of food are maintained.


  • High School Diploma/GED Preferred.
  • Ability to read and write and follow oral and written instructions.
  • 3-5 years' experience cooking and the use of unsophisticated tools.
  • Knowledge and experience with Kosher dietary laws required.
  • Obtains a Food Handlers Certificate within 6 months of hire date.
  • 1-2 years working with people with intellectual/developmental disabilities.


  • To prepare meals in adherence of the standards of OPWDD's modified texture. requirements as well as to the specialized diet orders provided by the dietician.
  • Prepare quantity meals, tastefully, with minimal waste and spoilage from menus provided by Dietician/Manager.
  • Submit orders to manager in a timely manner.
  • Adhere to Glatt Kosher Dietary Laws as required by the agency's rabbinical supervision.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • The position requires the ability to travel from site to site to make program visits. There is walking in the residential programs up and down stairs and at times the ability to lift activities related supplies.

If you join us, you'll have these great benefits:

  • Generous vacation time, in addition to paid agency holidays and sick days
  • Affordable and high-quality medical/dental/vision plans
  • Tuition assistance and educational loan forgiveness
  • Free continuing education opportunities
  • 403(b) retirement benefits and a pension
  • Flexible spending accounts for health and transportation
  • 24/7 Accessible Employee Assistance Program
  • Life and disability insurance

Who we are:

The Jewish Board delivers innovative, high-quality, and compassionate mental health and social services to over 45,000 New Yorkers each year. We are unique in serving everyone from infants and their families to children, teens, and adults. We are proud to employ and serve people of all religions, races, cultural backgrounds, gender expressions, and sexual orientations. We are committed to building diverse, equitable, and inclusive teams to help support our mission, and we strongly encourage candidates from historically marginalized backgrounds to apply to work with us.

More on Equal Opportunity:

We respect diversity and accordingly are an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender, gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, partnership status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

This applies with respect to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, termination, assignments, benefits, employee activities, access to facilities and programs, and all other terms and condition of employment as well as general treatment during employment.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees with disabilities, without regard to any protected classifications, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Any employees who need assistance to perform their job duties because of a physical or mental condition should contact human resources.

Other details
  • Job Family Facility Support [100s]
  • Job Function Technicians
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Employment Indicator 9040 - Non-Professional Hospital
  • Min Hiring Rate $20.91
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Required Education High School

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