Dietary Aide

The Salvation Army Southview Heights & Terrace Vancouver
February 8, 2019
Vancouver, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
March 7, 2019


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement
The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values
The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.



HOURS: Casual – On Call (24 hour facility)


• Able to assist cooks in food preparation (cutting vegetables, peeling, portioning, dishing desserts)
• Able to work in a fast paced environment.
• Work in a restaurant style environment.
• Read, understand and follow duty list and cleaning lists.
• Able to organize time for meal service and clean up.
• Takes direction from Food Services Manager and Cooks.
• Understands the importance of making sure the correct meal is served when a formal request has been issued by the Assisted Living Manager.
• Understands Assisted Living concept and Independent Living and the difference between the two.
• Sets up and serves at meal times and snack times
• Keeps beverage area stocked and sanitized
• Keeps coffee pots, carafes and coffee machine clean.
• Does preparation for next day.
• Adheres to all principles and directives of Food Safe in the storage, handling and preparation of food.
• Consistently keeps work areas clean and sanitized
• Ensures that meals are served in a professional and polite manner.
• Accepts deliveries and ensures that orders are correct and properly stored.
• Operates all equipment safely as per procedures.
• Works cooperatively with other kitchen and food service staff to ensure smooth, professional delivery of service.
• Assists with managing leftovers and clean up at the end of shift.
• Informs Food Services Manager or Cook when items are getting low for reordering.
• Notifies Food Services Manager of any concerns with tenants, staff, inventory.
• Responsible for making sure items are taken out of freezer or storage prepared in time for meal service.
• Perform other related duties as required.


• High school graduate.
• Certificate in food safe level 1
• Criminal records check
• TB test
• WHIMS certificate.
• Five years’ experience in food service preferably in the service industry.
Required Skills/Knowledge:
• Able to support the mission statement of Southview Heights and Terrace.
• Attends staff meetings.
• Participates in performance evaluations with supervisor as required.
• To arrive at work in enough time to be on the floor at start of shift.
• Excellent oral and communication in English.
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to read and implement duties and work routines.
• Good health. Able to lift 15kgs.
• A heart and disposition for working with seniors.
• Ability to demonstrate emotional stability in order to cope with the physical, mental and emotional demands of this position.

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.