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Dining Room Associate/Cook (11am-7pm)

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Rosie's Place
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Boston, MA
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Published 19 days ago

Job description

Rosie’s Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women, offers emergency and long-term assistance to women who have nowhere else to turn. Founded in 1974, Rosie’s Place welcomes each guest with respect and unconditional love. Rosie’s Place accepts no government funds, and relies instead on committed volunteers and private supporters to accomplish its effective and innovative work.

OBJECTIVE:

The Dining Room program aims to provide a welcoming and supportive atmosphere for guests who take their meals at Rosie’s Place. The Dining Room Associate will provide nutritious and tasty meals for the women who utilize Rosie’s Place services.

*Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some responsibilities and procedures are added, changed or suspended to adhere to safety guidelines in response to the pandemic. Currently, volunteers are not working onsite at Rosie’s Place.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare and serve entire meals
  • Supervise the tasks of the volunteers
  • Know and maintain health department regulations as they pertain to food handling, storage and sanitation
  • Perform the clean up as set forth in the “Shift Completion Checklist”
  • Ensure the safety of our guests and volunteers
  • Clean and sanitize tables and chairs after guests use them
  • Intervene in guests’ crises and emergencies in a dignified and respectful manner
  • Maintain inventory
  • Stock food and supplies
  • Continually seek overall improvements to the Food Program
  • Know up-to-date information about food handling best practices, which may include attending ServSafe and Massachusetts Allergen Awareness trainings
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Food Program Manager

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • One year experience working in the food service industry
  • Experience cooking for large groups
  • Ability to work in a multicultural setting with people of diverse backgrounds, traditions, customs and personalities
  • Commitment to the work of social and economic justice organizations
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Be physically able to safely lift 50lbs, reach, bend and stoop
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Able to speak Spanish or Haitian Creole strongly preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Job is performed in a commercial kitchen. Day to day work includes cooking, serving, cleaning and stocking as well as interaction with staff, guests, and volunteers. Individuals must be physically able to safely lift 50lbs, reach, bend and stoop, as well as stand for long periods of time.

Work Expectations during the COVID-19 Pandemic:

This position is full-time, on site, following all safety protocols including mask wearing and keeping at least 6 feet of distance between people. All employees of Rosie’s Place are responsible for getting tested regularly for COVID and following all other safety guidelines we may require.

REPORTS TO: Director of Food Programs

SALARY: $17-$20 per hour, depending on experience

HOURS: Monday-Friday, 11am—7pm


Rosie’s Place is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, religion, sexual orientation or gender identity. Rosie’s Place strongly encourages people of color, people with disabilities and homeless/formerly homeless people to apply.

Job description

Rosie’s Place, a sanctuary for poor and homeless women, offers emergency and long-term assistance to women who have nowhere else to turn. Founded in 1974, Rosie’s Place welcomes each guest with respect and unconditional love…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule

Location

On-site
889 Harrison Ave, Boston, MA 02118, USA

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