Weekend Cook, Part-Time
Job Details
Hope Place - Seattle, WA
Part Time
High School
Nonprofit - Social Services

Are you looking for a way to use your gift to help others? Do you have a heart to come alongside others who are trying to improve their lives? Do you want to work for a company that's made it on the Best Christian Workplaces 2 years in a row? If so, we want to talk with you!


As a Weekend Cook you will be responsible for oversight of the Hope Place kitchens/ pantry area. Work as part of a team to prepare nutritious meals and mentor the women, and children in a clean, Christ-like environment. This includes maintenance of equipment, and supervision of Team Members who are assigned to the kitchen. This position also works closely with volunteer groups.


Shift Schedule


Friday 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM, Saturday 9:30 AM to 6:00 PM, and Sunday from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM.




  • Be willing to work weekends.
  • Be willing to work holidays as needed.
  • Prepare and serve meals during the week as scheduled.
  • Make sure the kitchen and food storage areas are clean and organized.
  • Supervise all clients and volunteers working in the kitchen.
  • Monitor safety of all clients and volunteers in and around the kitchen.
  • Demonstrate good use of donated food items.
  • Ensure proper quantity and quality of food served on his/her shift.
  • Work as part of the team with other staff members.
  • Able to mentor the women and children in the shelter.
  • Confront inappropriate behavior from clients or staff respectfully and consistently.
  • Participate in staff meetings as determined by the Kitchen Ministry Coordinator.
  • Attend all SUGM mandatory training classes.
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor
Qualifications & Experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Minimum of one year of prior food handling/service work required.
  • Prior work in rescue mission context greatly preferred.
  • Ability to obtain a food handler’s permit required.


Work Environment


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, balance, twist, stoop, kneel and reach with hands/arms.  Frequently lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.





This position is subject to pre-employment background check and drug screen.


Mission Statement


To bring the love of Jesus and hope for a new life to our homeless neighbors.


Vision Statement


Every homeless neighbor beloved, redeemed, restored.


Statement of Faith


  • We believe the Bible to be the inspired, the infallible, authoritative Word of God.
  • We believe that there is one God, eternally existent in three Persons; Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.
  • We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, in His virgin birth, in His sinless life, in His miracles, in His vicarious and atoning death through His shed blood, in His bodily resurrection, in His ascension to the right hand of the Father, and in His personal return in power and glory.
  • We believe that for the salvation of lost and sinful men, regeneration by the Holy Spirit is absolutely essential.
  • We believe in the present ministry of the Holy Spirit by whose indwelling the Christian is enabled to live a Godly life.
  • We believe in the bodily resurrection of the just and unjust, the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost.
  • We believe in the spiritual unity of believers in Christ.



Core Values


  • Sacred Relationships
  • Passionate Urgency
  • Strategic Effectiveness
  • Courageous Belief
  • Innovative and Scrappy