Clubhouse Unit & Culinary Mgr
Allentown, PA 
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Goodwill Keystone Area is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO/Disabled/Veterans Employer)

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Clubhouse Unit & Culinary Mgr
Job Code:210582
Location:Allentown Clubhouse of Lehigh County
Address:1437 Gordon St., Allentown PA
Job Type:Human Services
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Job Responsibilities:

Oversees the development, operation and maintenance of the culinary areas of the house. Helps train and oversee staff and members to provide a safe and efficient culinary experience while assuring the development of a Clubhouse environment that is supportive and work centered.

A. Assumes primary responsibility for the coordination and maintenance of all culinary aspects of the unit. Takes the lead in the planning and preparation of all meals prepared by the house including special events breakfasts, snack bar items and daily lunches.

B. Sees that all food, equipment and supplies are inventoried and replenished as needed to maintain the ongoing functionality of the kitchen and culinary areas. Food and supply purchases are to be planned, purchased or ordered on a regular schedule based on efficient preplanning.

C. Upholds all Bureau of Health requirements and Standards for food safety and handling. Sees that the entire area and equipment are clean and safe at all times.

D. Assumes the ultimate responsibility for maintaining cash records, budget guidelines and the proper processing of all invoices, purchase requests and receipts. Sees that all purchases fall within budget limits.

E. Participates in job development and community employment activities to assist members in acquiring/returning to competitive employment; provides ongoing assessment of members in work units for readiness/interest to move into community employment; works with community employers to develop new job opportunities in both Transitional and Supported competitive employment. Provides TE placement management services including coverage when appropriate; assists members with individualized job search process; provides effective follow up services to placements to assure ongoing success; maintains a positive relationship with and communication with employers; completes all required employment related paperwork; assures that members are able to report work and wage information appropriately.

F. Participates in weekend/holiday/evening social activities as assigned; contributes to the Intake/orientation process for all new members; completes meaningful unit orientation and initial unit paperwork; participates in clubhouse marketing, public relations and advocacy efforts; participates in all clubhouse unit meetings, planning meetings, policy and house meeting; maintains good driving record, license and insurance; share driving responsibilities for vocational, educational and social activities as assigned.

G. Ensures that services are customer driven, outcome focused and in compliance with Goodwill and Clubhouse philosophies.

H. Engages members and shares direct responsibility for task completion; assures that adequate work exists to engage all members of the unit; monitors and coordinates work unit and other daily clubhouse activities; provides direct assistance to members in work units including food service, general maintenance, clerical, and communication services. Works with unit members to establish realistic, engaging goals for the unit; effectively intervenes and resolves crisis situations; facilitates effective reach out to absent members through phone calls, cards, letters and visits.

I. Assists members in the identification and achievement of goals by developing and maintaining goal plans with each member and following up with monthly progress notes. Become informed of local services/resources; advocates for members in need of services; coordinates resources/services as needed; teaches self-advocacy skills; communicates effectively with other providers.

J. Ensures that Clubhouse Standards are adhered to by familiarization with, understanding of, and enforcement of Standards; participates in the education of associates and members as to the Standards; reviews compliance with Standards on an ongoing basis; maintains programmatic philosophies and ideals as put forth in the Clubhouse Standards by actively engaging membership in the work order day.

K. Promotes an environment of workplace safety by training and informing others regarding safety standards/precautions. Monitors safety and takes corrective action. Assures that regulatory safety requirements are adhered to.

L. Communicates progress and concerns to the Clubhouse Director in a timely manner.

Job Qualifications:

High School Diploma
Two years experience in business or knowledge or experience working with people with disabilities or
other barrier to employment
CPRP certification or the ability to obtain within 2 years of hire
Ability to manage multiple priorities and perform work in a flexible environment with limited routine or standardization of work projects
Experience working with mental health populations preferred.
Experience working with persons in crisis.
Highly developed ability to problem solve.
Experience with teaching, training, facilitating or tutoring in the post-secondary realm preferred.
Strong time management and organizational skills
Must possess a valid PA Driver's license and satisfactorily complete a motor vehicle check. Be
willing to travel within assigned territory to meet the needs of participants and agencies/
organizations that support them.
Be willing to work a non-traditional work schedule that may include evenings and weekends. Must be
able to work independently, coordinate weekly schedules and travel.
Must possess excellent communication skills and be comfortable speaking in front of groups of
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Must complete and successfully pass State background check, Child Abuse Clearance and FBI

Other Relevant Job Information:
Salary Range $14.55 to $16.00 based on experience.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Salary and Benefits
$14.55 to $16.00
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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