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CAMBA PT Cook in Harlem, New York

Vincent Cyrus Plaza 57 (VCP 57) is a 43 unit affordable/supportive housing development located in the East Harlem section of New York City. The 43 units are studio apartments set aside for formerly homeless people with HIV/AIDS. CAMBA is the on-site service provider at VCP 57 and offers case management and 24/7 security.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The person filling this position is expected, under close supervision, to: (1) prepare and cook healthy, nutritious meals according to menu and number of people to be served; and (2) order and inventory supplies and food; including the following:

  • Maintain professional relationships with clients and compliance with HIPAA regulations.

  • Practice Universal Precautions/Standard Protocol & Procedures.

  • Comply with any and all Federal, State, City and CAMBA security and privacy polices intended to protect the security and privacy of individually identifiable health information.

  • Plan menu according to foods in season and local availability.

  • Create and maintain accurate records and accounts.

  • Bake breads and pastries.

  • Clean and cut meats, poultry, fish and vegetables prepared for meals or refrigeration.

  • Serve all meals on time according to the schedule.

  • Clean up kitchen (i.e. stove, refrigerator, wash dishes) and dining areas after meals.

  • May coordinate the activities of one or more workers who may assist in preparing and serving meals and in cleaning up afterward.

  • May co facilitate Healthy Eating workshops with Nutritionist

  • Inventory food and kitchen supplies on a weekly basis

  • Submit purchase orders for food and kitchen supplies

  • Tasks may be modified, expanded and/or assigned over time.


  • Sufficient education (English-speaking, -reading, -writing, & math abilities) to write and understand written menus and recipes and to inventory and order supplies and food.

  • Participate in Department of Health Food Protection 15 hour Course and pass exam.