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Part-time Cook Position

The cook is responsible for the preparation and service of public lunch meals, special meals for tours, volunteers and staff as needed while following all established food service and sanitation guidelines. The cook is also responsible for maintaining a clean, sanitized kitchen and pantry. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Erica Dominguez, Director of Outreach Services.

equal opportunity employer

Subject to the Constitution of the United States and all applicable state and federal laws, Lexington Rescue Mission does not discriminate in its employment practices or in the administration and dissemination of its programs and services.

Our Benefits

We are committed to providing robust benefits for our employees and their families.

Health Insurance

The mission provides health insurance for all full-time employees, covering 100% of employee premiums and 50% of spouse and dependent premiums.

Vision and Dental Insurance

The mission provides group vision and dental insurance. Employees pay the premiums through payroll deduction.

Group Life Insurance

The mission pays for a group life insurance policy for all full-time employees through MetLife, with a benefit of twice the annual salary of employees. Employees may elect to supplement this policy with additional coverage, up to five times their salary in supplemental coverage.

Disability Insurance

The mission provides short- and long-term disability through MetLife, fully covering employee premiums.

Paid Holidays

The mission provides employees who are scheduled to work on holidays with paid time off. Holidays include: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.

Paid Time Off

New employees receive 120 hours of paid time off annually, in addition to holidays. Once employees reach their third work anniversary, they receive 160 hours of PTO. At five years, they receive 200 hours annually.

Spiritual Retreat Days

Employees are granted one spiritual retreat day each quarter to spend one-on-one time with God.

Employee Assistance Plan

The mission provides coaching and pastoral counseling to all employees and their spouses at no cost with Dr. Mark LaBonde of CAREWorks.

401K Retirement Plan

The mission provides a 401K plan for all employees through Vanguard. The mission matches employee contributions, dollar for dollar, up to 3% of their salaries.

Parental Leave

Employees who have been employed for at least three months are eligible for 12 weeks of parental leave (8 paid and 4 unpaid) after the birth or adoption of a child.

Gym Membership

The mission is committed to the health of our employees and invests in this by paying 50% of their membership to the YMCA of Central Kentucky.

Lexington Rescue Mission was certified as a Best Christian Workplace in 2020, demonstrating our commitment to employee engagement and a healthy workplace culture. Our employees rated us in the top 1% of all rescue missions that are surveyed by Best Christian Workplaces.

Lexington Rescue Mission

535 West Second St., Suite 105, Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 381-9600

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