Meal Program Lead

Employment Status



Open until filled


Des Moines


The Youth Opportunity Center (YOC) Meal Program Lead will assist in all aspects of food preparation as directed by the YOC Meal Program Manager. The YOC Meal Program Lead is responsible for duties in relation to direct food preparation including food preparation, food storage, sanitation and safety of the work environment and any other duties that arise.


A full job description is available within the application process.



Understanding of how to manage a food inventory system and willingness to learn is essential.

An Associates degree in Culinary Arts or related culinary certificate is preferred.

Two years of cooking experience is preferred. A background working with at-risk youth is a plus.


For more information, please contact Elizabeth Patten at

All applicants are required to complete an online application.

YSS hires nicotine free staff only. EOE