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Nutrition Services Assistant

Company: Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland
Location: Hillsboro
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

BGCP'S mission is to empower all young people, especially those who need us most, to discover their full potential as caring, engaged, responsible community members. BGCP's top priorities are to ensure an inclusive, diverse, and equitable work environment with an uncompromised commitment to safety. We are committed to filtering all policies and practices through an equity-based and trauma-informed care lens. We position ourselves as lifelong learners and seek individuals who have demonstrated dedication to creating safe and nurturing environments. We seek individuals who are dedicated to supporting extraordinary experiences for youth, are exceptional team members, have an investment in our surrounding communities, and are hungry for ongoing personal growth and professional development.Join our dynamic team and be prepared to be challenged, to work hard, and to participate in a vibrant, mission-driven environment. Be prepared to fall in love with the work we do and the youth with whom we are privileged to serve each day. For more information on BGCP and our work visit: http://bgcportland.org/about/BGCP is currently searching for Kids Caf-- Chef. The Kids Caf-- Chef is responsible for guiding and assisting assigned personnel in food service operation, preparing and distributing food service items for consumption by members; maintaining inventories of food service items; and maintaining facilities in a sanitary condition. Position Summary The Nutrition Services Assistant ensures that meal service and supervision during meal times is orderly and safe. He/she assists with preparation of meals and clean up of caf-- and kitchen. He/she reports to the Nutrition Services Lead. Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist with simple preparation of foods, including vegetables, salads, sandwiches, sauces, premixes, frozen and dehydrated products and assists the Nutrition Services Lead in cooking foods by heating, frying, boiling, steaming etc., using all large and small kitchen equipment provided.
  • Assist with the setting up of the service counter, serve food according to the type of service used, and clean area afterwards.
  • Manage and monitor BGC member's behavior during meal service, providing guidance when appropriate.
  • Set up dining room furniture and prepare the room for dining, clearing and dismantling same and leave in a clean condition.
  • Wash crockery, cutlery, cooking and serving utensils and kitchen equipment, clean floors, walls and surfaces in the kitchen and dining room, using materials and methods prescribed by BGCP policy and Supervisor. Perform in depth cleaning tasks on cleaning days.
    • Perform cleaning tasks as directed by the Nutrition Services Lead and Coordinator of Nutrition Services in kitchen store areas, internal and external waste bin and ground level drain areas.
    • Provide assistance with special function catering and any other catering services undertaken by the kitchen.
    • Maintain and care for applicable equipment and supplies.
    • Provide physical support when purchasing, obtaining and transporting food products.
    • Communicates with BGC members and staff in a positive and professional manner utilizing appropriate customer service and interpersonal skills.
      • Complete and process paperwork and reports as needed in support of the Program and Nutrition Services Lead staff.
      • All BGCP employees are Mandated Reporters and must report any suspected Child Abuse or Neglect to their direct supervisor. Position Qualifications
        • Knowledge of kitchen practices and a minimum of one-year experience working with youth is preferred.
          • High school degree (or equivalent) or currently be working towards a degree.
          • Food Handler Permit. Working Environment & Equipment Used: The job's functions requires the following physical demands: occasional lifting (50 pounds), carrying, pushing and/or pulling; some climbing; some stooping, kneeling, crouching and/or crawling; and significant reaching, handling, speaking, writing, hearing, and fine finger dexterity; frequent standing, walking, and sitting, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. High volume of work and strict adherence to workload may be stressful.Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, BGCP has focused on protecting the health of our communities and workforce. As a result, BGCP has, as mandated that as a qualification of employment, all staff must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 18, 2021, as allowed by law and unless the staff receives a medical or religious exemption. Candidates who receive an offer of BGCP employment must provide proof of vaccination upon hire or submit an exemption request prior to their start date. Being fully vaccinated is a requirement for continued employment.The more vaccinated our organization is, the better we can protect ourselves, our members, our communities and our colleagues.Diversity and Inclusion:At BGCP, we do not just accept difference; we value it and support it to create a culture of dignity and respect for our employees.BGCP is proud to an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.Under Oregon Law, qualifying veterans may apply for veterans' preference.BGCP gladly provide reasonable accommodation to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing an application or participating in this recruitment process. Please contact BGCP Human Resources in advance to request assistance. PI196899522

Keywords: Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland, Hillsboro , Nutrition Services Assistant, Other , Hillsboro, Oregon

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