Prepare daily well-balanced, nutritious meals for families. While serving meals, interact with families displaying a compassionate and nurturing spirit that allows each family member a level of comfort and security that breaks down the barriers that impedes their success. Cook’s position is responsible for inventory, ensuring a sanitary environment of kitchen and cafeteria, preparing weekly menus for approval, meal counts.
Drive client progress by guiding clients to eat nutritious, cook at home, and eat as a family while proactively interceding when necessary to sustain forward momentum with all clients.
Develop uniform practices over time that build on success and foster consistent service delivery. There is a high level of volunteerism within the Food Services department and the Cook’s position is responsible for providing an engaging experience for each person and fostering a positive relationship.
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COTS assists families and individuals in reaching their housing, economic, health, education and career goals as they strive to overcome homelessness and break the cycle of poverty for themselves, their next generation and beyond.
COTS was established in 1982 to serve the most vulnerable members of the Detroit community. Starting with an emergency shelter to address Detroit's growing homelessness crisis, COTS today offers a continuum of services including: