Job Summary: IRC Background:
Founded in 1933, the IRC is a leading nonsectarian, voluntary organization providing relief, protection and resettlement services for refugees and victims of oppression or violent conflict. In the U.S.; IRC provides assistance to refugees resettling here through 25 offices operating in 16 states. IRC resettles approximately 11,000 refugees per year and provides numerous program services to assist the refugee from their arrival through citizenship. The IRC in Salt Lake City opened it office in 1994, and provides resettlement services through extended case management to newly arrived refugees for up to 24-months as well as over twenty different programs to educate and empower refugees.

Job Overview:
Spice Kitchen Incubator assists refugees, immigrants, other new Americans, and community members of low-moderate income to plan, launch, scale, and sustain their own food business through free technical assistance, subsidized kitchen time, and market access. The Spice Kitchen Incubator COVID-19 Response Assistant will be responsible to supporting the SKI team in planning, executing, and evaluating participatory food events related to COVID-19 response, specifically as it relates to promoting SKI businesses for revenue generation and addressing local food access needs. Two initiatives include but are not limited to Nourish to Flourish where SKI entrepreneurs will produce meals to provide to food insecure community members and other activities for revenue generation that promote and sustain SKI food businesses.
Primary Responsibilities: Major Responsibilities:
• Assist with the planning and execution of the Nourish to Flourish program, including:
o Work with participating entrepreneurs to develop a price-appropriate menu
o Oversee commercial kitchen rental, hygiene, and sanitary practices
o Track inventory and supplies needed each week
o Facilitate meal pick-up procedures with service provider
o Invoice Nourish to Flourish representative regularly and follow all associated program procedures
o Assist in the kitchen as needed
• Design and Implement virtual cooking classes and food boxes
o Assist with menu development and recipes
o Assist entrepreneur in sourcing ingredients and packaging in bulk
o Adhere to the standard operating procedure for packaging ingredients
o Assist in the development of cooking class kits and delivering to attendees through curbside, contactless pick-up
o Collect data and feedback post-event from entrepreneurs and attendees
• Follow all COVID-19 safety practices for kitchen operations and community engagement.
• Other duties as assigned
Desired Qualifications: Job Requirements:
• High School Diploma
• Demonstrated understanding of local food businesses, catering, and logistics.
• Strong organizational skills including: proven ability to prioritize, plan, and manage time.
• Motivated, flexible, with ability to work independently.
• Fluency in written and spoken English, with bi-lingual ability preferred.
• Ability to communicate with limited-English speakers.
• Demonstrated multi-cultural experience.
• Valid driver’s license, active insurance policy and access to reliable transportation.
Benefits / Why Work for Us: IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
How to Apply: Please apply through the IRC Careers Portal linked below.
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: $16/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $17/hour
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 8/14/2020
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT


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Contact Name: Cameron Silva c/o International Rescue Committee