Future Chefs (futurechefs.net) prepares Boston high school students to leave high school ready for quality employment and post-secondary education. With a focus on positive youth development, Future Chefs provides culinary training and authentic work-based learning to prepare teens with the hard skills they will need to succeed in the culinary industry, and most importantly the job readiness skills to succeed in any field.
Future Chefs’ model is based on the belief that every student is unique and flourishes in respectful, safe, stimulating settings that provide opportunities for growth, and relationships with caring, supportive adults who honor students’ lived experiences. Future Chefs occupies 5770 square feet of meeting, kitchen and office space on the first floor of The Clarion in Roxbury and is programming our space to build community-based collaborations that directly and indirectly support our mission.
Future Chefs is a fiscally sponsored organization of TSNE (tsne.org).
Members of the Student Support Services Team at Future Chefs, provide coaching and planning support for individuals and groups of students throughout all phases of their Future Chefs’ engagement. The Student Support Services Team works in partnership with Culinary instructors to ensure that participants develop essential employment and life skills to create and implement post-secondary plans while also paying particular attention to students’ social-emotional health and well-being. All work at Future Chefs is performed within a Racial Justice framework to ensure that our practice and program advance the goals of diversity, equity and inclusion and our space is welcoming to all.
The Student Services Specialist will work with the Student Services Manager and the Work-Based Learning Leaders to:
We will consider exceptional candidates who demonstrate a strong combination of the specific qualifications and skills described below.
Special Job Requirements
Physical Demands/Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those for this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. Work is performed in an office environment and in close proximity to other workers.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is required to:
Regarding COVID-19: TSNE considers the health and safety of our employees of the utmost importance, and due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and subject to your state and local laws, our policy requires that all employees performing in-person work at a TSNE designated office are fully vaccinated. For the purpose of this policy, fully vaccinated indicates that you have received a single dose of the Janssen vaccine, or both doses of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine. Certain exemptions may be requested and will be considered by Human Resources.
Compensation and Benefits
Location: Work will be primarily performed at Future Chefs, Roxbury, MA.
Compensation: The starting salary for this position is $45,000 and is commensurate with experience.
Benefits: This position is eligible for a full benefits package including:
TSNE/Future Chefs envisions a society grounded in the principles of social and economic justice. As such, we strive to achieve excellence through a diverse and inclusive workplace that honors the unique talents and lived experiences of each person. Our vision and values are reflected in all our employment-related decisions, including hiring practices. Accordingly, TSNE actively seeks people who bring diverse backgrounds and perspectives to join us in our work.
As an EOE/AA employer, TSNE/Future Chefs will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin or ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, genetic information, veteran or disability status or any other factor prohibited by law.