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FOOD SERVICES & NUTRITION MANAGER

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Resumo dos Detalhes

Tipo de Emprego
Tempo Integral
Data de Início
1 de julho de 2024
Prazo para Inscrições
30 de junho de 2024
Educação
Diploma de Tecnólogo Requerido
Nível de Experiência
Gerencial
Salário
USD $52.675 - $64.168 / ano

Descrição

Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) seeks a passionate and talented Food Services & Nutrition Manager (FSNM) to oversee kitchen management, meal planning, and food procurement, as well as provide nutrition consultation to Dinner Guests, Pantry Shoppers, and Drop-in Center Clients.  The FSNM will manage our new commercial kitchen at 266 State Street.  The FSNM serves as part of DESK’s leadership team, contributing to overall organizational strategy and program development.


Mission & Background Information

DESK serves people experiencing homelessness or living in poverty by providing food assistance and services that promote health, community, and equity.  We are located in Downtown New Haven, just off the Green.  In fall 2024, DESK will re-open our Drop-in & Resource Center at 266 State Street with a new commercial kitchen to provide meals for those experiencing homelessness onsite and offsite.  In our efforts to promote internal equity, DESK is building a diverse and inclusive organization; we eagerly consider candidates with diverse work experiences and personal backgrounds, especially on our leadership team.  Candidates are encouraged to use the cover letter to highlight how their background will contribute to a more equitable workplace.  For more information on our programs, history, and vision, visit us online at deskct.org.


Core Responsibilities

  • Kitchen Operations Management – Oversees DESK’s commercial kitchen, ensuring proper opening and closing procedures, equipment maintenance, supplies stock, health and safety requirements, licensure and permitting, etc.  Supervises the Food Services Coordinator in support of Kitchen Operations, projects program costs for budgeting purposes, and identifies resources.
  • Dinner Management – Works with the Food Services Coordinator to set weekly menus (based on established nutritional guidelines), distribute nightly dinner, and collect requisite data, including regular qualitative feedback from Dinner Guests.
  • Procurement – Procures food & food supplies for the Dinner and Food Pantry programs through Connecticut Foodshare, wholesalers, and retail partners; works with the Development Associate to determine appropriate foods collected through volunteer food drives; supervises and supports the Pantry and Inventory Specialist to determine inventory needs and ensure proper stock.
  • Food Pantry Consultation – Creates weekly meal guides and recipes, offers occasional onsite demonstrations, consults with clients on food preparation, nutrition, and health/wellness when appropriate, and works with program staff and the Data Administrator to collect and review qualitative feedback for the purposes of program improvement.
  • Community Engagement – Shares ideas, nutritional information, recipes, stories, and more via online platforms (DESK Blog, social media), and engages DESK’s community of volunteers and supporters on food and nutrition, in collaboration with DESK’s Development Director.
  • Volunteer Supervision – Designs appropriate volunteer tasks and works with the Development Associate to advertise for and recruit volunteers; supervises volunteers in the kitchen, in the stock rooms, and at the Food Pantry, when appropriate; recruits and supervises interns. 
  • Interagency Collaboration – Works as part of the Coordinated Food Assistance Network (CFAN) and, when appropriate, serves on work groups or committees to bolster interagency collaboration and foster a more effective food assistance system in Greater New Haven.

Must-haves

  • Two years of paid work experience in commercial food service.
  • Associate or bachelor's degree in food science, nutrition, or closely related field, or equivalent experience
  • One year of staff supervision experience and familiarity with budget oversight and processes.
  • Good communication skills.  Valid driver’s license. 
  • Friendly & courteous.  Works well under stress.
  • Enthusiasm for mission.

Nice-to-haves

  • More than two  years of relevant experience in management roles.
  • Experience in human services, social services, and/or direct customer service
  • Experience directing volunteers & providing basic needs
  • Experience working with unhoused people and/or those with mental health or substance use disorders
  • Spanish proficiency; New Haven proficiency

Compensation

Starting salary will be between $52,675 and $64,168, based on experience and background.  Medical/life insurance is available.


How to Apply

Candidates should email a cover letter and résumé to hr@deskct.org with “Food Services & Nutrition Manager Application” in the subject line.

DESK is an equal opportunity employer who affirms and values greatly the role of diversity in the workplace and strongly encourages applications from people of all backgrounds and lifestyles.



Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen (DESK) seeks a passionate and talented Food Services & Nutrition Manager (FSNM) to oversee kitchen management, meal planning, and food procurement, as well as provide nutrition consultation to Dinner…

Benefícios

Medical/life insurance is available.

MyCT Savings

PTO

Medical/life insurance is available.

MyCT Savings

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Localização

Presencial
311 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
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How to Apply

Candidates should email a cover letter and résumé to hr@deskct.org with “Food Services & Nutrition Manager Application” in the subject line.


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