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Park Center

Culinary Recovery Coordinator

Park Center


Job Summary

The PCS Recovery Services Coordinator will be responsible for member development and training in food service and environmental duties. This position will be responsible for ensuring day to day oversight of kitchen and building cleanliness. 

Job Responsibilities

  1. Oversees all Culinary and Environmental Services
  1. Leads members in providing a daily lunch for members and staff and operating the snack room and lunch ticket sales.
  2. Leads the members in ensuring the building and grounds meet quality standards
  3. Ensures that the kitchen, pantry and environmental areas are neatly organized and well stocked.
  4. Oversees special luncheons
  5. Orders all food and environmental supplies needed, staying within all budgetary guidelines. 
  6. Ensures general maintenance tasks are completed. 
  7. Ensures both kitchen and building meet licensure standards including Health Department requirements.
  8. Acts as main contact for repairmen and contracted service providers.
  1. Trains Members in Culinary and Environmental Services
  1. Engages and trains members in lunch activities, including preparation, serving and clean-up. 
  2. Facilitates 1:1 training and small groups to teach and demonstrate culinary and environmental tasks. 
  3. Provides encouragement and feedback to members in a strengths-based approach
  1.  Responsible for documenting and Communicating member progress
  1. Writes group notes daily, including individual addendums where appropriate. 
  2. Records any incidents in accordance with policy
  3. Meets all documentation deadlines.
  4. Communicates thoroughly with the rest of the team regarding members strengths and opportunities for growth.  Participates as a member of the team discussing member’s progress towards Recovery Goals.
  5. Participates in weekly Clubhouse meeting
  1. Values Cultural competence and diversity
  1. Collaborates with staff, members and the community to gain understanding of others who have diverse opinions, abilities, values, beliefs, perspectives and ethnic or cultural backgrounds.
  2. Takes deliberate steps to increase cultural competency by attending trainings, events, discussions, workshops, etc.
  1. Additional job Duties
  1. Works with members and other staff to decorate the building for holidays and events
  2. Attends all required meetings
  3. Participates on agency-wide committees
  4. Completes all trainings as required
  5. While not responsible to set up transportation for the members, assists member with any glitches in transportation should they arrive.
  6. Maintains confidentiality and works in a professional manner.
  7. Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology or related field and
  • Relevant experience that meets skill sets needed for the position
  • Must be insurable
  • Team Player
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use computer systems
  • Ability to relate well with others
  • Ability to work in a professional and ethical manner  
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license
  • Must be able to show proof of personal automobile insurance.
  • Must be insurable under Park Center’s automobile insurance.

Additional Information


Park Center provides medical, dental, vision, and ancillary benefit coverage for full-time employees. There is a waiting period required.

Park Center provides a generous PTO accural starting the first day of employment.

How to Apply

Interested applicants:

1. Please send resume to resume@parkcenternashville.org

2. Please go to website, www.parkcenternashville.org. Go to the bottom of the home page and select Careers. Complete the application there.


  • Date Posted: March 23, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 04/05/2021
  • Salary Range: $14-$15
  • Working Hours: Mon - Fri, 8a - 4p