Kitchen Helper – Brantford Booth

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The Salvation Army
Published
November 15, 2020
Location
katherine.cookson@salvationarmy.ca, Canada
Salary
$14.86 per hour as per the Collective Agreement
Competition #
N/A
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Email: katherine.cookson@salvationarmy.ca Fax: 519-753-3698 Mailing Address: Brantford Booth Centre 187 Dalhousie St Brantford, ON N3T 2J6 Attention: Katherine Cookson – Administrative Assistant Please, no phone calls.
Closing date
December 1, 2020

Description

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.  Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.

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.

This is a temporary, part-time position based upon 15 hours per week. Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.  The operational hours of this facility are 24/7.

This is a unionized facility.

Shifts: Saturday and Sunday  8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Start Date:  ASAP

End Date:  December 31, 2020 (possibility of extension)

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Responsibilities

  • Under the direct supervision of the Cook, the Kitchen Helper will provide a service to the residents/clients with a high standard of cleanliness on a daily basis, assisting the Cook in a positive and supportive manner.
  • Assist with food preparation and service, in accordance with the approved monthly menu.
  • Ensure that food waste is kept to a minimum.
  • Assist with checking and putting away food orders on arrival from suppliers.
  • Clean meal dishes and all food preparation devices ensuring they are maintained to a high state of cleanliness. Ensure the kitchen, pantry and walk-in freezer/fridge is kept clean and organized at all times.
  • On completion of all meals, ensure the dining room tables and chairs are washed and the dining area floor is cleaned.
  • Ensure that proper safety precautions and hygiene standards are followed, including Universal Precautions.
  • Treat all clients with respect and dignity at all times.
  • Perform other position related duties as required.

Qualifications

  • The successful candidate will work within the mandate and mission of The Salvation Army, its policies and procedures, including Health and Safety.
  • College diploma or Certificate of Food Management/Preparation, and/or a combination of education and life-related experience in the field of food preparation.
  • Maturity and ability to exercise sound judgment.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and effective interpersonal skills.
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work both independently and under supervision.
  • Possess current First Aid, CPR, Non-Violent Crisis Intervention certificates, and Food Handlers Certificate.
  • Self-motivated and disciplined
  • Be able to lift/move more than 20 pounds as required.
  • Provide an original copy of a Criminal Background Check that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
  • An understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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