Community Services Group, Inc.
  • Atlas, PA, USA
  • Full-Time

Join Community Services Group (CSG) as a Food Service Specialist / Behavioral Health Specialist for our Adult Mental Health Services Enhanced Personal Care Home (EPCH) in Atlas, PA and find meaning in your work every day. This position is a great opportunity to start or grow your career in human services while use your passion for cooking to make a difference in the lives of others every day!

Food Service Specialists are responsible for food service tasks and cooking at a mental health residential program for up to 20 individuals. They plan monthly breakfast, lunch and dinner menus, order food and supplies, and monitor and prepare healthy, balanced meals. Food Service Specialists communicate with staff regarding resident dietary needs/issues which may include preparing special/modified diets. They are responsible for the operation of the kitchen and dining area including setup, cleaning and maintenance. Food Service Specialists are also responsible for monitoring budgets and compliance with all Department of Health food safety regulations.

Behavioral Health Specialists (Direct Support Specialist) have the opportunity to work directly with individuals with mental health diagnoses to teach life skills so that they may live a fully integrated life. BHSs assist in the development of appropriate social, money management, housekeeping, hygiene, dietary and other skills that are necessary for living independently in the community. They participate in the development and implementation of each individual's treatment plan while assisting in the management of the symptoms of their mental illness. They also assist in the daily operation and cleaning of the residence to maintain a healthy and safe environment.

Hourly Rates:

  • Food Service Specialist: $13.50/hour (25 hours/week)
  • Behavioral Health Specialist: $14.00/hour (15 hours/week)

Schedule: Full-Time (40 hours/week)

  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday:
    • Food Service Specialist - 4 AM - 7 AM
    • Behavioral Health Specialists - 7 AM - 12 Noon
  • Friday, Saturday:
    • Food Service Specialist - 4 AM to 12 Noon

CSG offers Health Insurance & Benefits including:

  • Medical, Dental, Prescription, Vision & Life Insurance - Available for employees, spouses and domestic partners who qualify.
  • Generous Paid Time Off & Other Paid Leave.
  • Extensive paid training with an assigned Mentor.
  • Career Development Opportunities.
  • Wellness Programs and Reimbursement.
  • Up-to-date, user friendly technology and in-house IT support.
  • 401K with employer match, Tuition Assistance & More!

Health Insurance & Benefits availability will vary.


  • High School diploma or equivalency.
  • Experience as a food services specialist, food services worker, or cook; or in food preparation operation; or any equivalent combination of experience and/or training.
  • ServSafe Certification Preferred.
  • Experience using an online grocery shopping/ordering system.
  • Experience working in a food services environment regulated by Department of Health.
  • Ability to work flexible hours outside of regular scheduled hours and travel to other local programs in Coal Township and Elysburg to cover hours as needed.
  • Valid driver's license and the willingness to transport individuals within the community in personal or CSG vehicles.
  • Ability to obtain clearances as defined by regulations.

Become a valued member of the CSG Team.  Together, we are a force for good!  

Like other healthcare organizations, we provide essential services to individuals and we will continue to serve and to hire during the COVID-19 pandemic while providing a safe and stable work environment for our team.

Community Services Group is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting Workforce Diversity.

Community Services Group, Inc.
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