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Pantry Assembly Worker

Job Description
Organization: 
Volunteers of America Colorado Branch
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Full-time
Job Category: 
Communications | Health & Mental Health | Programs/Services | Other
Job Description: 

We are looking for full time or part time pantry assembly workers. 

The mission of the Volunteers of America Colorado Branch is to identify and serve the basic needs of the most vulnerable individuals and families within the community.

Areas of Responsibility

The Pantry Assembly Worker prepares cold and side items for either home delivered Meals on Wheels or the Dining Center Programs. Produces quality food items as appropriate in approved menus according to agency standards and procedures. Assures accurate portioning and packaging of food items for delivery.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Sets up hot meal assembly line and participates in daily meal assembly.

• Reviews daily home delivered or dining center meal count sheets and verifies accuracy for packaging and delivery of meals.

• Sets up for bagging and portioning of cold food and side items, efficiently and correctly prepares and packages proper amounts of foods for distribution.

• Complies with all Health Department and Volunteers of America policies and guidelines under supervision of Project Manager.

• Produces items of excellent taste, quality, appearance, texture and client satisfaction as specified by approved menus in accordance with Agency standards and procedures.

• Requisitions food and supplies from warehouse as needed for daily meal preparation and packaging.

• Maintains a clean, safe, organized work area following rules of food service sanitation, handling, storage, and clean up.

• Attends all Agency meetings and trainings as required.

• Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

COMPETENCIES

• Models core culture attributes of Volunteers of America-Colorado Branch that include “AIRS” (Accountability, Integrity, Respect, and Service)

• Models and pursues with vigor Volunteers of America Colorado Branch three critical virtues of HHS. (Hungry, Humble, People Smart)

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

• Occasional temporary laborers

• Occasional kitchen volunteers

Requirements

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION

• High School Diploma or equivalent.

• One year related experience in volume food service production environment.

• Ability to read, write, follow standardized recipes, and perform standard mathematical computations.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS OF POSITION

• Servsafe certified or obtain within 3 months.

• Food handling and culinary experience.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

• Clearly and respectfully communicates with Agency staff, volunteers, vendors, and service technicians.

• Strong time management and organizational skills.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

• Frequent exposure to heat, cold, steam and fumes.

• Uses knives, utensils, and commercial cooking equipment throughout shift.

• Stand, pivot, walk on hard kitchen floor surface throughout shift.

• Lift, push or pull up to 25 lbs.

• Occasional exposure to chemicals and cleaning solvents.

• Noise levels may range from low to high.

 

POSITION TYPE AND EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

• Full time or Part time

• Designated holidays and special events.

 

LOCATION

• Michael Kern Central Kitchen, 2620 Larimer St. Denver 80205

 

 

Salary: Commensurate with experience, expertise, proficiency and market bench marking.

 

 

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

 

 

Benefit eligibility is based on job type/status

 

Paid Holidays

Paid Time Off

Volunteer/Wellness Day

Tuition Assistance

Pension and 403b Retirement Plan

Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurances

Life Insurance (Including Accidental Death & Dismemberment)

Accident Insurance

Short Term & Long Term Disability

Employee Assistance/Work Life Balance Program

Employee Discount Program

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Requirements/Qualifications
  • Qualifications listed above
Compensation/Benefits
Compensation: 

Benefit eligibility is based on job type/status

 

Paid Holidays

Paid Time Off

Volunteer/Wellness Day

Tuition Assistance

Pension and 403b Retirement Plan

Health, Dental, Vision, Pet Insurances

Life Insurance (Including Accidental Death & Dismemberment)

Accident Insurance

Short Term & Long Term Disability

Employee Assistance/Work Life Balance Program

Employee Discount Program

LifeLock with Norton

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