Dietary Assistant/ AM- Sign on Incentive!!
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 11/8/2019

Job Description

Are you just joining the workforce or looking for a meaningful job or career? Why stand at a cash register when you can make a difference, every day, in the lives of seniors in your community!  Join our team of caring professionals!


The Homestead at Anoka is looking for Wait Staff / Dietary Assistants to join our team. We offer great wages and flexibility, combined with the benefits of being a part of the Volunteers of America family. We have full and part-time day shifts openings.  6:00am – 2:30pm, every other weekend and holiday's

Advancement Opportunities

Take advantage of our scholarship programs and advance from a Dietary Assistant to a Cook, CNA, LPN, RN, or leadership position.

Outstanding Benefits • Medical • Dental • Vision • 403b Retirement Savings • PTO

Employees scheduled 24 hours per week are eligible for Dental, Vision and PTO benefits. Employees scheduled 30 or more hours per week are eligible for Medical, Dental, Vision and PTO benefits. The 403b Retirement Savings benefit is available for employees that are scheduled 20 hours per week and above.


About The Homestead at Anoka:

Volunteers of America is a national, nonprofit, faith-based organization dedicated to helping those in need live healthy, safe and productive lives. Since 1896, our ministry of service has supported and empowered America's most vulnerable groups. Through hundreds of human service programs, including housing and health care, Volunteers of America helps more than 2.5 million people in 400 communities. Our work touches the mind, body, heart and ultimately the spirit of those we serve, integrating our deep compassion with highly effective programs and services. 


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Job Requirements


1.    Friendly and enjoy working with the elderly.
2.    Previous institutional dietary service experience is preferred.
3.    Ability to read and understand procedures used for work assignments, instructions, recipe directions and diet order cards.
4.    Numerical ability for recipe preparation and proper measuring of cleaning agents and chemicals.
5.    Adequate strength, endurance and coordination to meet the strenuous physical demands of such responsibilities as preparing food items, carrying quantity foods, serving meals, handling soiled dishes, operating dietary equipment and cleaning assigned work areas.
6.    Coordination and dexterity for preparing food and operating dietary equipment safely.
7.    Ability to work in an area that is often very hot/cold.
8.    Ability to utilize computers and other electronic devices for tasks such as timekeeping, in-servicing and documentation.


 EOE M/F/Vets/Disabled

Job Snapshot

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Volunteers of America

At Volunteers of America, we are more than a nonprofit organization. We are a ministry of service that includes nearly 16,000 employees and more than 55,000 volunteers with a shared vision of a world where all people live in safety with social, emotional and physical well-being, spiritual fulfillment, justice and hope.

The national office is located in Alexandria, Va., part of the greater Washington, DC area. The headquarters includes executive staff and major office departments that have national responsibilities and provide support to local offices and Volunteers of America housing and senior living and care communities: communications, fundraising; public policy, finance, chartering, housing, volunteer services, program services and other operations.

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