Sought for by: Six elderly religious sisters living in Albany, NY.  Information about the Society of the Sacred Heart can be found on  

Summary of Position: This flexible position works generally 30 hours per week Monday-Friday (and some weekends) to provide meals for the community. The position requires the entire management of the kitchen from shopping, stocking, cleaning to preparing self-serve and table ready meals. The position also requires meal preparation for special gatherings and events including birthdays, feast days, holidays and funeral receptions. A substantial soup is prepared and left for Sunday dinner. Lunches and Saturday dinner consist of left-overs.

Reporting and Working RelationshipsThis position reports to the Director of Abba House. The Director will work with the Chef on hours, menus, food plans, shopping and any special events.  

Experience and Job Requirements

  • Experience working with a restaurant, hotel or other kitchen setting as a chef/cook
  • Enjoy preparing a variety of healthy, fresh meals for different dietary needs
  • Get to know the sisters and their tastes 
  • Friendly, personable, and a good communicator
  • Must have your own vehicle and insurance
  • Able to shop and lift up to 25 lbs
  • Able to be on your feet and standing for some time
  • Able to carry trays and serve sisters at table
  • Able to clean kitchen floors, counters, cabinets and keep it sanitized. Removes trash and recycling
  • Able to shop economically and avoid wastefulness as much as possible

CompensationThis is a part-time, non-exempt position. Hourly wage is $25.00 per hour. Background check and E-verify is required.

If interested in applying, please send resumé and references to