The Salvation Army

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    Job Locations US-OH-Portsmouth
    Job ID
    Food Services
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    REPORTS TO:   Corps Ministry Assistant  and Corps Officer         


    SUPERVISES:   Volunteers                                       


    STATUS:  Non-Exempt/Part-Time                            


    SCHEDULE:  up to 29 hours weekly


    FUNCTION:  To support the ongoing mission of The Salvation Army by maintaining standards and facilitating sales and donations at the Portsmouth Corps Thrift Store     


    -Prepare and Serve meals in accordance with food safety standards.

    -Maintain cleanliness, sanitization, and order in kitchen and serving area.

    -Plan and adhere to a monthly menu

    -Coordinate with Corps Ministry Assistant and Corps Officer to order and obtain food and supplies.

    -Stock and maintain food and dry storage as necessary

    -Accurately report food statistics.

    -Secure kitchen and storage areas when not in use.

    -Responsible for ordering items from the foodbank, at the confirmation of the Corps Officer, and picking up those items when necessary

    -Responsible for making sure supplies are ordered through the proper procedure

    -Participate in trainings as needed.

    -Comply with all applicable laws and regulations pertaining to food service.



    1. High School Diploma or GED
    2. Must have a valid driver’s license and pass the Salvation Army motor vehicle test
    3. Related experience preferred but not necessary
    4. Able to follow directions
    5. Able to read for recipe and food safety standards clarification
    6. Must be servsafe food handler certified (servsafe food manager preferred)
    7. Punctual
    8. Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments.
    9. Able to multi-task
    10. Professional appearance
    11. Able to work collectively with the administrative team associates.


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