• Food Skills Trainer

    Posted: 06/13/2021

    Since 1961, The Association for Individual Development (AID) has served individuals with developmental, intellectual, physical and/or mental health challenges, those who have suffered a trauma, and those at risk. As a non-profit organization, our mission is to empower people with physical, developmental, intellectual, and mental health challenges to enjoy lives of dignity and purpose. We are looking for a Food Skills Trainer who exemplifies that mission.  Position is located in Aurora, IL.   Are you the right fit?
    What will you be doing?

    • Provides leadership and ongoing evaluation of training curriculum to maintain updated industry standards
    • Responsible for training clients in basic food service skills and positive work behaviors, to enhance their independence and prepare them for community employment. The position also requires meal planning and purchasing food and staples
    • Responsible for all records and reports relating to these delivered services. 
    What will you bring to the table?
    • High School education or equivalent  
    • Current Certification in Food Service Sanitation 
    • Complete ServSafe Certification within 30 days of hire 
    • At least one year of experience in Food Service  
    • Previous experience working with persons with developmental and/or behavioral health disabilities preferred 
    • At least one year of experience facilitating, providing instruction in a group, classroom setting or similar environment 
    What will we bring to the table?
    • Health, dental, and vision insurance
    • Employer-paid life insurance plan
    • Employer-paid short-term & long-term disability plan
    • Holiday pay
    • Paid time off
    • Retirement plan
    • Employer-paid critical illness plan
    What are the other requirements?
    • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
    • Acquire and maintain all required certifications and other relevant trainings
    If we seem like a good fit, consider joining our growing team of compassionate, hardworking, and caring individuals, and start your path toward a fulfilling career that you can be proud of.