Nutrition Services Assistant
Company: Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland
Posted on: January 19, 2023
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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
- 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
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