Senior Dining Cafe Food Service Aide - Schaumburg, IL

Published 8 days ago

Job details

Salary: $13.25 an hour

Job Type: Part-time, 20 hours per week

Number of hires for this role: 1


  • US work authorization (Required)
  • Food Service: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Food Safety Certification (Preferred)

Full Job Description

*We are looking for someone who is VERY reliable and can start ASAP!

TITLE: Food Service Aide


SUMMARY STATEMENT OF PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: Responsible for receiving, storing, preparing and properly serving the meals in correct portions and cleaning of the food preparation and food service area.


1. Accepts food and supply deliveries and confirms correct item receipts.

2. Stores food correctly -- dry, refrigerated and frozen.

3. Takes and records temperatures of hot and cold food items, ensuring food safety

4. Prepares hot and cold foods on day of service.

5. Packages Home Delivered Meals for daily delivery

6. Sets up and runs serving area for smooth flowing client service.

7. Works with and assists in supervising volunteer kitchen assistants helping with food preparation.

8. Cleans equipment and utensils used in food preparation, all food preparation surfaces and all food service areas.

9. Cleans dining room daily after service.

10. Other duties as assigned.

11. Assists with virtual programming.

12. Individually packages hot and cold food on day of service (requires standing for an extended period.)

13. Sets up and runs serving area for individual meal packaging.

14. Must be able to withstand a variety of outdoor temperatures during lunch distribution via curbside pickup.

15. Must be able to stand for an extended period while lunch service is being prepared.

QUALIFICATIONS: Must have knowledge of food preparation and serving principles. Must have knowledge of food service equipment and correct food portioning. Must know how to handle food in a safe and sanitary manner, and work in a neat and clean manner. Must be able to work well with

seniors and volunteers. Must be able to follow verbal instructions with little supervision.

WORKING CONDITIONS: At nutrition sites, exposure to cleaning and/or chemical solutions.


1. Must be able to lift/push 50 lbs.

2. Must be able to walk.

3. Must be able to carry, bend and reach.

4. Must be in good general health and demonstrate emotional stability in order to cope with the physical, mental and emotional stress of the position.

TRAVEL: Some travel may be required. A car may be required, with valid Illinois driver's license and proof of state-mandated insurance.


  • working with food: 2 years (Preferred)
  • customer service or working with senior citizens: 2 years (Preferred)

Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Location: Schaumburg, IL

License: Food service sanitation (Preferred)


  • Morning (Required)
  • Mid-Day (Required)

Benefits: Paid time off

Schedule: Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations: Masks, gloves, and sanitizer are required to be used by all staff and volunteers. Regular handwashing is also required. Additionally, social distancing (6 FT) is enforced whenever possible.

Experience: Food Service: 2 years (Preferred)

License/Certification: Food Safety Certification (Preferred)

Job details

Salary: $13.25 an hour

Job Type: Part-time, 20 hours per week

Number of hires for this role: 1


  • US work authorization (Required)
  • Food Service: 2 years (Preferred)
  • Food Safety Certification (Preferred)

Full Job Description…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    August 2, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 26, 2021
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required


Paid time off

Paid time off


Schaumburg, IL, USA

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