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Work at Goodwill Great Lakes!


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Interview Within a Week!

Goodwill Great Lakes has immediate openings full-time and part-time Cooks, Food Service Workers, and Assistant Food Service Managers at Naval Station Great Lakes in Great Lakes, Illinois. 

We are interviewing and hiring applicants "on the spot" weekly.  Please complete the form below. A representative from Goodwill will reach back out to schedule an interview time with you. 

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What You'll Be Doing on the Job

Food Service Managers

Assistant Food Service Managers are responsible for providing work direction and guidance to between 20 to 100 employees who prepare meals on designated meal schedules.

Food Service Workers

As a Food Service Worker, you will be responsible for serving meals for Navy recruits, sailors, students and staff according to designated meal schedules. Food Service Workers are also responsible for various responsibilities which include, but aren’t limited to, scullery work (automated dishwasher), ID checker, transporting food from kitchen to serving line, salad bar attendant.


As a Cook, you will be responsible for preparing meals using designated meal schedules in accordance with prescribed recipes and product specifications. You will ensure food is presented in an appealing and timely manner, assist in food cost and control by progressively cooking, batch cooking, monitoring temperatures, and practicing excellent food service and sanitation practices in accordance with the HAACP guidelines.

Interested in attending? RSVP by filling out the form below.  If you need assistance with the online form, please call 1-847-473-7121.  ASL interpreters available upon request.  Completing a job application will be required.

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Reasons to Work at Goodwill

Dynamic, Diverse and Exciting Culture:

  • We’ve got an energetic, diverse team doing fast paced, challenging and rewarding work together to support the mission- Transforming lives through the power of work!