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The Well Ministries

Food Stability Program Director

Blind River
Food & Hospitality
POSTED: 1 month ago
The Well Ministries
ES Job ID:
Closing Date:
March 31, 2024
Part Time
Job Description:
We are seeking a dedicated individual to serve as our Food Stability Director at The Well, a charity in Blind River that operates a Youth Drop-In Center, Food Stability Program, and Church, along with various community events and day camps for children. The Well Ministries values fun, community, leadership, service, innovation, and refinement.

Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $18,000.00 per year
Expected hours: 20 per week

- Casual dress
- Company events
- Store discount

If you are passionate about food, giving back, and possess the necessary qualifications we encourage you to apply for this position. Please submit your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. Join us at The Well to make a difference in the lives of youth and the community. The position is permanent, and while the salary is humble, it will grow as The Well becomes more financially supported.

- Develop and manage the food stability program, ensuring meals meet nutritional standards and are prepared safely.
- Coordinate meal preparation, including baking, cooking, and inventory management, while minimizing waste.
- Collaborate with suppliers to source quality ingredients and manage deliveries effectively.
- Lead cooking classes for community members, providing education on healthy eating habits and food preparation.
- Assist with opening procedures for the coffee shop, ensuring equipment is turned on and the space is prepared for service.
- Maintain cleanliness and sanitation standards in the kitchen and dining area.
- Support dishwashing and other kitchen tasks as needed.
- Flexibility required to work additional hours during events and assist with coffee shop operations.
- Comply with health and safety regulations
- Communicate customer feedback to managers and recommend new menu items
- Maintain the cleanliness of The Well, including floors, windows, kitchen, bathroom, changing garbage, and the building in general
- Wash and sanitize dishes and equipment as needed and at the end of the day.
- Complete closing cleanup checklist: Sweep, mop, wipe surfaces, sanitize equipment, clean bathrooms, etc.
- Assist with Youth Center as needed
- Oversee hospitality aspects of events: prepare shopping lists, prepare food, set up food, serve food, etc.
- Follow and manage a budget and use applicable protocols.
- Record data regarding the FSP.

- Opportunity to make a meaningful impact on food stability initiatives within the community.
- Potential for growth as The Well becomes more established.
- Flexibility to balance responsibilities within a part-time schedule.

Required Skills:
Applicable experience and skills:
- Previous experience in food service or kitchen management, preferably with a focus on youth work.
- Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks effectively.
- Ability to manage and order inventory in a way that is cost-efficient and reduces waste.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse stakeholders.
- Willingness to obtain a food safety handler's certification before starting. You can obtain certification through food safety training.
- Passion for community engagement and improving food access for vulnerable populations.

Flexible Language Requirement:
- French not required
- Day shift
- Morning shift
- Weekends as needed
Supplemental pay types:
- Tips
- Secondary School (preferred)
- Hospitality: 1 year (preferred)
- English (required)
- Food Safety Certification (preferred)
Ability to Commute:
- Blind River, ON P0R 1B0 (required)
Ability to Relocate:
- Blind River, ON P0R 1B0 (required)
Work Location:
- In person



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