The Salvation Army

  • Summer Food Service Assistant I

    Job Locations US-CT-Bridgeport
    Job ID
    Social Services
    Temporary Part-Time
  • Overview

    Location/Department: Bridgeport Corps (Bridgeport, CT)

    Status: Part-time, Non-exempt, Temporary (July 2 – August 3, 2018)

    Hours Per Week: 20


    Scope & Purpose of Position:

    The Summer Food Service Assistant I will assist with the preparation and distribution of lunch to adults and children at

    The Salvation Army’s Park Street/Maple Street outreach during July/August. The purpose of the outreach is to provide a meal while building relationships with the residents of the neighborhood. The Summer Food Assistant I will assist in achieving this purpose.


    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Assist with preparation of meals for adults at summer feeding program.
    • Assist in maintaining cleanliness of kitchen and food storage area.
    • Assist with loading canteen with food and supplies for feeding each day.
    • Assist with keeping accurate statistical information.
    • Assist with keeping canteen stocked of supplies needed for each meal (food containers, bowls, cups, spoons, napkins, serving utensils, etc.).
    • Assist with unloading canteen, cleaning up spills, and emptying and sanitizing all containers at the end of each day.


    • Ability to work independently as well as with others.
    • Ability to understand and follow English oral and written instructions.
    • Friendly personality & desire to serve others required
    • Experience working (volunteer or paid) in food-service required
    • Serv-Safe certification required
    • Valid driver’s license helpful, but not required
    • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army. The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith, but he/she is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Arm

    Work Environment/Physical Demands:



    Up to 1/3

    1/3 to 2/3

    Over 2/3

    Climb or balance




    Lift up to 20 pounds




    Lift up to 50 pounds












    Use hands




    Use sight/vision




    Walk, bend, kneel




     The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities.  This job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change.


    The Salvation Army Mission Statement:

    The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.


    Divisional Headquarters Vision Statement:

    The Southern New England Divisional Headquarters exists to develop its Officers, staff, and volunteers to their fullest ministry potential and to be a catalyst and resource for the growing of healthy, vibrant Corps and other expressions of The Salvation Army mission.


    An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:
    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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