Job Summary: The Road Home seeks employees that have a deep commitment to the mission of serving adults and families that are experiencing homelessness. At the direction of the MRC Manager, the Kitchen Staff will assist in the operation of kitchen duties at South Salt Lake’s new Men’s Resource Center; including assisting with food planning and preparation, ensuring proper food handling practices, and maintaining safe and sanitary conditions of the facilities and equipment.
Primary Responsibilities: 1. Assists in developing menu plans in collaboration with delivered meals.
2. Ensures meals are served at scheduled times each day.
3. Collaborates with Volunteer Coordinator to provide the clear direction of food services and general overall operation of the kitchen with the kitchen volunteers and teach safe food handling practices.
4. Assists all kitchen volunteers in duties related to the kitchen and to meet all cleanliness standards when performing food related tasks, teach safe food handling practices; ex: appropriate clothing and footwear, hairnets, gloves or aprons.
5. Maintains/organizes kitchen, food storage locations, and all equipment to ensure all is in proper working order and to meet all Health Department standards.
6. Assists Kitchen Manager in the oversight of food storage and food handling practices to maintain the kitchen and food service areas according to safe food handling regulations.
7. Develops positive relationships with centers volunteers, guests, and other agency staff.
8. Acts as a member of a cohesive team.
9. Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED required.
Experience working with diverse populations preferred.

Skills and Requirements
1. Excellent customer service skills.
2. Ability to communicate effectively and handle difficult situations with professionalism, compassion and from a Trauma Informed Care perspective.
3. Understanding of the Housing First philosophy. Willingness to have conversations with guests about housing.
4. Good computer skills.
5. Willingness to accept supervision and direction.
6. Excellent team player.
7. Ability to prioritize tasks and be flexible in responding to changes.
8. Reliable and dependable, including attendance.
9. Must have a valid ServSafe certification.
10. Must possess a valid driver’s license and be insurable on the agency auto policy.
11. Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Physical and Equipment Requirements
Ability to lift 50 pounds
Ability to stand and walk at least three or more hours at a time
Ability to operate kitchen equipment
How to Apply: To apply, please Please include the job title, MRC Kitchen Staff, in the subject line.
The Road Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Salary/Wage: $13.00/hour
Hourly Wage Minimum: $13/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $13/hour
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 03/24/2020
Status: Full Time
Location: South Salt Lake


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Contact Name: Michelle Tschetter