Dietary Assistant-(PT)-3pm-7pm
at Volunteers of America

Date Posted: 10/21/2019

Job Description

Are you looking for a part-time position to work in the afternoons?  Then look no further!

Volunteers of America - Bethesda Care Center seeks a part-time Dietary Assistant to work at our Community.

*This is a 16 hr a week/32 hrs a pay period position.  You must work every other weekend.  **

 

Objective: If you are looking for a career that serves others, this is the place for you.  Our dietary services combine food safety with great taste, allowing our residents to enjoy meals they love.  The successful candidate will get to learn about various dietary restrictions and needs, ways food can be prepared to assist with any mechanical eating restrictions and best of all, you get to learn about our residents, the heart of our community.

Working for VOA - Bethesda Care Center will allow you to be a part of a certified "Great Place to Work" which we earned through employee survey results and programs we implement.  We offer medical, vision, dental and supplementary insurance.  We allow employees to choose the benefits package best suited for them or the chance to waive certain benefits for an enhanced hourly wage.  We have a great balance of paid holidays and vacation time off. Even scholarships to continue education.

 

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

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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