The Salvation Army

  • Food Service Manager

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    Food Services
    Salary is $13.50/HR
    Temporary Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    General Responsibilities:


    • Promote observance of moral emphasis of the program affecting children and staff.
    • Responsible to complete Orientation Sessions and attend all parent meetings.
    • Attend and contribute to Program Leadership & General Staff Meetings.
    • Responsible for sharing with the GAINS Program Directors and/or Corps Officers, all matters of mutual concern relating to the total welfare of the Summer Program.


    Specific Responsibilities:


    • Supervision of all Summer Program Food Service Staff.
    • Ensure that all foods are at the required temperatures, in accordance with NYC DOMH Regulations.
    • Ensure that all Food Safety Practices are in place, at all times.
    • Ensure that all meals begin at there designated times and contact the GAINS Program Directors immediately, if a problem arises that will delay the meal.
    • Train staff and children in management of food service, as it pertains to them.
    • Responsible to assist in all aspects of food service that pertain to Summer Programming
    • Supervise set up and clean up of dining area.
    • Inspect dining area and supervise during meals.  Address any roughhousing, inappropriate behavior or behavior that is unacceptable, with the staff members present.
    • Be mindful of the daily attendance numbers for each group and inform the cooks so adequate food is prepared.
    • Keep and verify accurate meal counts, in accordance with the USDA Summer Food Service Program regulations.
    • Responsible for keeping daily inventories of stock, including milk, dry food and non-food supplies.
    • Make sure the dining hall is clean and ready for each meal.
    • Assign Food Service Staff to specific jobs and/or areas.
    • Be committed to the development of children spiritually, physically, educationally, emotionally and socially.
    • Have a willingness to work with all staff members regardless of their positions.
    • Be in accord with the camp aims and policies, being loyal to camp at all times.
    • Assist where needed for the benefit of the children and the smooth operation of camp.
    • Accurately complete and securely store all necessary reports for State and/or Federal Government inspection.



    • High School Diploma required; Associates preferred
    • Minimum of one year Food Service managerial experience preferred
    • Experience in a camp setting or an institutional food service setting
    • Ability to supervise children and staff
    • Ability to work well with others
    • Availability for the entire duration of the Summer Program Season


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