We are seeking a person who has experience preparing raw food meals and providing exceptional customer service, to join our Kitchen team as a Food Preparation Worker II. You will prepare and present 100% certified organic, raw, vegan food, prepare fermented and dehydrated food items, assist with setup and clean-up for program classes, and maintain a high level of cleanliness in the kitchen, dining room and wheatgrass juicing rooms.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who has strong teamwork skills and wants to work in a faith-based environment. Candidates for this position must demonstrate a high-degree of skill regarding food preparation, growing greens, sprouts, and wheatgrass, being safety conscious, detail oriented, and the ability to follow departmental processes and procedures. You will also be responsible for ensuring all areas within your control are in adherence with our body, mind and spiritual program.


  • High School Diploma or GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience in raw food preparation in restaurant or food service and experience in kitchen operations.
  • Experience with kitchen procedures, handling of equipment, and knowledge of Health Department regulations.
  • Industry Specific Experience – Prefer hotel and restaurant experience
  • Food Handler’s Certification and a valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to often lift up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.


If you have always yearned for a career where you can make a difference by helping and serving others then contact us today. We are looking for passionate people who have a spiritual foundation to be part of a team that promotes the well-being of every person’s body, mind and spirit.

You must be able to pass a background check and drug screen.

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About Optimum Health Institute

The Optimum Health Institute (OHI) is a healing ministry of the Free Sacred Trinity Church, which promotes healing through the use of non-medical, all-natural, holistic healing practices. Started in 1976, it provides two holistic healing centers in central Texas and southern California. People of all spiritual traditions are welcome at OHI Austin or OHI San Diego to participate in our holistic healing program that emphasizes physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

By focusing on disciplines that integrate the mind, body and spirit, the OHI program assists guests and adherents in their healing, transformation and journey to optimum health. Participants at OHI learn to cleanse and nourish the body with diet, fasting, and exercise; quiet and focus the mind with journaling and meditation; and renew and awaken the spirit with study, prayer and celebration.

Many centuries ago, Hippocrates, known as the "father of medicine" taught that wholesome, natural food could help restore physical health. Because foods begin to lose essential nutrients and enzymes when heated above 105 degrees F, our staff creates healthy meals using food in its purest form – fresh, certified-organic, and raw. OHI meals do not contain nuts or oils to support the detoxification process.

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