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Rite of Passage PART TIME KITCHEN HELPER in Oracle, Arizona



The Ancillary Service Support – Kitchen Helper position works as a staff member of the Ancillary Team that provides food services to the site. This position reports to the site Kitchen Manager or other designated supervisor.


  • Maintains the entire dining and preparation facility in a constant state of sanitary acceptance. This includes but is not limited to the kitchen, dining room, all storage areas, outside areas, refuse areas, garbage cans and all loading docks. Insures that all areas are maintained in a sanitary condition that meets or exceeds the requirements set forth by Federal, State, local and Tribal (where applicable) regulations.

  • Responsible for cleaning and maintaining small wares and food preparation equipment.

  • Reports any problems with equipment and/or necessary repairs or cleanliness issues to the supervisor.

  • Ensures exceptional customer service is provided to all students, staff and guests.

  • Completes required reports and documentation in a timely manner, where applicable, and provides management with required reports and advises of any problematic situations.

  • Complies with and implements the ROP Policies and Procedures as detailed in the appropriate manuals/handbooks.

  • Ensures the highest standards are maintained to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct and to ensure the program remains in compliance with agency licensing and ROP policies and procedures.

  • Assists with the correction of deficiencies and quality improvement efforts.

  • Attends and participates in all required meetings.

  • Ensures the safety, health and welfare of staff and students at all times.

  • Provides encouragement, guidance and resources to staff and students when needed.

  • Models and ensures all program norms are upheld without compromise.

  • Acts as a positive role model and mentor for both staff and students.

  • Treats others with respect, confronts negative behavior and supports confrontations.

  • Commits to attending all training and staff development classes in order to ensure sufficient hours of training on an annual basis. Notifies supervisor if annual training hours are deficient.

  • Other duties as assigned, verbally or in written form.


  1. Assists with special functions that support the effort of the company.

  2. Participates in Site, Region and/or Company events as required.


  1. High school diploma or equivalent preferred but not required.

  2. If required to operate a company vehicle during the course of employment, must meet the requirements to be an eligible ROP driver. Must possess a current State Driver’s License and have an acceptable driving record for the past three (3) years.

  3. Ability to pass a criminal background clearance check, drug screen, physical and TB test.

  4. Ability to utilize resources available to complete assigned projects.

  5. Ability to prepare written reports and correspondence.

  6. Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

  7. Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing.

  8. Ability to work the designated schedule with the possibility of a varied schedule and overtime.

  9. Must be able to maintain a high level of confidentiality.

  10. Must have excellent organization and time management skills.

  11. Ability to build and maintain positive internal and external relationships.

  12. Ability to provide exemplary customer service to all employees and outside constituents.

  13. Ability to function independently and as a member of a team in a multi-task environment.

  14. Must be flexible and able to handle multiple priorities, with the ability to adjust to high pressure and rapidly changing business conditions.

  15. Proficient in the use of computers and associated software.

Rite of Passage is a leading national provider of programs and opportunities for troubled and at-risk youth from social services, welfare agencies and juvenile courts. For 35 years, we have developed and operated a continuum of programs based on the needs of youth and our placing agencies. With an emphasis on evidence-based practices and positive skill development, combined with our supportive and therapeutic approach, our organization is respected by industry experts as a highly effective solution for our youth. Since 1984, over 25,000 youths have entered and completed our programs. Rite of Passage has built its reputation on running life-changing educational treatment programs that positively contribute to the community.

Our employees are dedicated, passionate individuals that are committed to inspiring positive change in the lives of youth. Becoming a member of the Rite of Passage team is more than just a job, it’s an opportunity to create a meaningful career with a company driven by its powerful mission to make a difference.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)