Job Details

Program Assistant

Meals on Wheels People, 1032 SW Main St. Portland, OR 97219

Job - Non-Profit

Close Date: 03/23/2020

Meals on Wheels People is seeking a dependable and proactive individual with dishwashing and janitorial skills to join our Operations team in the role of Program Assistant. If you are self-driven and enjoy working in a diverse team environment, Meals on Wheels People is the place for you!

Program Assistant General Summary
The Program Assistant is responsible for maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation standards of the Elm Court (Downtown) Center. Perform heavy cleaning duties, such as cleaning the bathrooms, cleaning floors, washing walls and glass and removing trash. Other responsibilities include washing all tableware, glassware, utensils, kitchen supplies and equipment using both machine and manual dishwashing methods. Provide general program support and kitchen assistance as needed.

Hours: Mon-Fri, 30hrs/wk
Pay Rate: $15/hr
Location: Elm Court Center (Downtown Portland)

Program Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:
• Sort, rinse, wash and sanitize dirty dishes as they arrive from the dining area
• Wash and sanitize all pots, pans and other kitchen utensils
• Practice excellent hygiene and sanitation methods, especially when switching between handling dirty and clean dishes
• Maintain the cleanliness of the dish area and other areas of the kitchen as needed
• Regularly clean and maintain the dishwashing machine and all other dishwashing equipment, being aware of proper temperatures and essential functions of the machine
• Restock soaps, sanitizing solutions, and other chemical products associated with dishwashing operations
• Clean and supply restrooms
• Clean building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing or vacuuming
• Clean windows and mirrors
• Recycle Cardboard
• Empty trash bins and replace with clean trash liners
• Other duties as assigned
Program Support and Kitchen Assistance
• Assist with preparation of meals
• Route packing
• Route delivery
• Other duties as assigned

Program Assistant Skills, Abilities & Experience:
• One year of demonstrated dishwashing experience
• One year of janitorial experience preferred
• Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
• Ability to be flexible to last-minute changes
• Ability to work in a team environment and effectively communicate with diverse populations including minority, low income and persons with disabilities

Any satisfactory combination of experience, training and/or education which ensures the ability to perform the work may substitute for the above qualifications.

Meals on Wheels People Benefits:
Meals on Wheels People offers competitive wages and an excellent benefit package including:
• Medical
• Dental
• 401(k)
• Life insurance
• Short and long-term disability insurance
• Wellness program
• Employee lunch
• Generous paid time off
• And more!

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