As the Food Service Worker you would be responsible for spicing up our community’s appetite by planning, preparing and serving a delicious healthy brunch on Mondays, and a healthy breakfast snack on Tuesdays through Fridays to patrons at Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center. In addition, you would serve an already prepared lunch (provided by a caterer) on Tuesdays through Fridays. Finally, you would wash minimal dishes and keep the kitchen clean on a daily basis. With assistance from the Site Director you would also be responsible for coordinating and supervising any available trainees or volunteers to help with preparation, serving and clean-up.
Active demonstration of Peninsula Family Services’ VALUES are expected of every staff member. All of our work is based on our commitment to Integrity, Respect, Compassion, Diversity, Teamwork and Adaptability.
Spanish Speaking/English Optional, and ability to communicate verbally
Food Preparation and cooking experience
Knowledge of nutrition and healthy foods
Meal planning with emphasis on serving healthy food
Food safety awareness and willing/able to obtain Food Safety Certification within the first three months of hire
Computer and office equipment knowledge.
Duties and Responsibilities
Maintain a welcoming, gracious and professional manner at all times
Create and plan monthly menus and shopping list for healthy breakfast & Brunch program.
Receive deliveries of hot food from caterer, recording: time delivered, temperatures of food, verifying numbers of meals delivered and measurements of pans.
Take food temperature immediately prior to serving the lunch on a daily basis.
Train, orient and supervise volunteer staff.
Inventory supplies needed, complete and submit supply form in a timely manner.
Ensure participants are registered in the meal program before serving food.
Other daily administrative and hands-on duties as specified in Job Description
Successfully complete background check clearance before first day of employment.
Provide verification to legally work in the US upon hire.
Obtain Food Safety Certificate within the first three months of hire
Provide current California Driver’s License, proof of insurance and working car to shop for supplies (mileage reimbursable)
Fair Oaks Adult Activity Center, Redwood City
Part-Time, 30 hours/week (Mon-Fri 8:30 am to 3:00 pm, including unpaid ½ hour lunch break) Non-Exempt (paid by the hour)
Pay and Benefits
$16 - $18/hour depending on experience. Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability Insurance; 403b Retirement Savings with up to 3% match; Paid Time Off starting at 4 weeks/year, plus 15 paid holidays