Why was Neelix allowed on the Brdge? Because with very little training he stopped peeing on the carpet
Remember, he started off as their guide, the Cook thing was just something he added onto his responsbilities, and the Moral Officer and Ambassador things came later, so he could feel useful after his Guide knowledge had expired.
One Day I hope to be the Man my Cat thinks I am
Where are we going? And why are we in this Handbasket?