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Kitchen Manager/Chef

Job Description:

Littleton United Methodist Church (LUMC) requires a Kitchen Manager that will also be a contract employee for Break Bread and will perform the duties of a chef and kitchen manager for LUMC and Break Bread as defined below.

Areas of Responsibility

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Maintain a safe, clean and secure working environment for all staff, kitchen users, volunteers and meal participants.
  • Meet or exceed the standards of the Tri-County Health Department with regards to cleanliness, sanitation, food safety, food handling, food preparation, food holding procedures and ensure that the physical facilities and equipment are in repair and maintained.
  • Train all volunteers on proper food handling, food preparation and kitchen safety.
  • Accept, inventory and properly store all food donations that are received.
  • Coordinate and schedule kitchen use for Littleton United Methodist Church including Break Bread duties
  • Purchase weekly food and supplies.
  • Manage food cost projections and work within the parameters of the yearly assigned budget.

IN ADDITION TO ABOVE, THESE COMPETENCIES ARE EXPECTED FOR THE BREAK BREAD POSITION

  • Responsible for Break Bread’s weekly wholesome community meal: planning, purchasing, preparing and coordinating the service operations with the volunteers.
  • Mandatory training on the core values of Littleton United Methodist Church as well as attending additional required training to support Break Bread.
  • Must be able to interact with the public and positively/effectively represent the organization and its mission within the community.
  • Knowledge of basic office equipment and computer applications needed including Word and Excel.
  • Perform other related and special duties as needed and as assigned.
  • Work closely with the Break Bread Program Director and LUMC office manager to meet ongoing volunteer needs.
  • Ability to work weekends and after 5 p.m.
  • Spanish Language proficiency is preferred.

Community Relations

  • Represent Break Bread at community activities and meetings, as assigned by the Board of Directors
  • Visit service clubs, churches, and community groups to develop relationships for funding and service
  • Work with LUMC’s Communications Specialist on publicity and promotional projects
  • Work to develop relationships with target population

Requirements/Qualifications

  • High school graduate or equivalent with minimum four years of high volume cooking/kitchen experience.
  • Good communication and problem solving skills.
  • Self-motivated and an independent worker to manage the flexible time requirements for planning, prep work and operations.
  • Excellent leadership skills to aid and direct volunteers effectively with care and respect.

Compensation/Benefits

SALARY AND HOURS:

  • LUMC employee with benefits through LUMC according to personnel policy
  • Contract position with Break Bread through LUMC as a condition of employment
  • 30 hours per week
  • Time split between LUMC and Break Bread:
    • 10 hours per week for LUMC
    • 20 hours per week for Break Bread

STATUS TYPE: Full Time, Salaried, Exempt.

REPORTS TO: Break Bread Board of Directors or their designee

 

How To Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Matt Lichlyter, Kitchen Coordinator Littleton United Methodist Church at mattlichlyter@gmail.com 

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