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Rockwood - Nutrition Services Assistant

Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area
Portland, OR 97233
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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 is 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 members 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 jobs 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.


Posted: 2021-04-23 Expires: 2021-05-25

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Rockwood - Nutrition Services Assistant

Boys and Girls Clubs of Portland Metropolitan Area
Portland, OR 97233

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