Job Application - Stephen Center, Inc.

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HERO Work Program (HWP)

Purpose: The HERO Work Program provides current residents of the Stephen Center with employment and job training opportunities. Our tenant workers are key members of the Stephen Center team and play a critical role in success of our organization. Our tenant workers are asked to fill roles across multiple departments, as dictated by need and employee preference, to include the Kitchen and Donation Center departments.

Key Accountabilities:


  • Light cooking, prep work and serving cafeteria style meals to clients.
  • Perform kitchen prep work and prepare the kitchen and client areas for service.
  • Perform kitchen break down work to include putting food and dishes away and turning off all ovens, stoves, and other cooking equipment.
  • Ensure all areas of the kitchen, food prep, and food storage areas are clean and properly sanitized. This includes washing dishes and cooking equipment, cleaning floors, sanitizing countertops, and maintaining all areas to health code standards.
  • Receive food merchandise, unload and/or unpack it, mark it with codes to be identified, and stock shelves, freezers, and/or coolers.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Donation Center:

·  Assist in donation intake, organization and outflow.

·  Assist in picking up merchandise and/or driving the Donation Center truck and van as needed and as qualified.

·  Assist with loading and unloading of the Donation Center truck and van, donor vehicles, and vender vehicles.

·  Perform general upkeep in the Donation Center area to include sweeping, mopping, dusting, basic maintenance and outdoor clean up.

·  Other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements:

·         Must be a current resident of the Stephen Center in either the HERO program.

·     Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

·     Conducts self in a manner of professionalism that is conducive to recovery from mental illness, co-occurring disorders and overall wellness.

·     Abides by all specific program and Agency procedures, policies, and requirements.

·     An authentic and honest employee plays a key role in the client’s recovery. Often, an employee will inadvertently become a role model for the client, regardless of whether an employee has direct contact with clients on a daily basis.  Therefore, Stephen Center employees will conduct themselves with honesty and integrity.