Kitchen Coordinator

at The Raw Carrot - Paris Presbyterian Church (view profile)
Location 164 Grand River Street N, Paris, Canada
Date Posted November 18, 2022
Category Other
Job Type Part-time

Description

Job Description

The Kitchen Coordinator will be an individual who is passionate about training and mentoring staff and volunteers in a healthy and safe kitchen environment. They will be responsible for producing excellent food set out by the guidelines and standards of the Raw Carrot Soup Enterprise and also Ontario Food Safety. The job involves:

  • A morning spent doing preparation and cooking of food; mainly soup. There will be an integrated team of staff and volunteers; approximately 8 people
  • An afternoon spent packaging food prepared in the morning. Again, with an integrated team of staff and volunteers; approximately 4/5 people

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

The Raw Carrot Kitchen Coordinator will perform some, or all, of the following:

  • Manage the production of food on any given day as assigned by the Site Manager in advance
  • Manage and mentor the staff to their full potential; building relationships with staff allowing them to feel safe and respected
  • Manage and mentor the volunteers to ensure their supporting the staff and the food production to the best of their ability
  • Create and maintain a supportive, encouraging Christian environment for all to be successful
  • Be an ambassador for the Raw Carrot
  • Participate and contribute to monthly Raw Carrot Management meetings as requested
  • Ensure that the operations of the Raw Carrot kitchen follow the standards and guidelines outlined by the Raw Carrot Soup Enterprise and also Ontario Food Safety
  • Quality control: all food produced meets the high standards set forth by the Raw Carrot
  • Obtain and maintain Food Handler Certificate
  • Provide input into the performance management process for all staff
  • Contribute and attend team events

 

Qualifications/Experience/Personal Characteristics

  • Professing Christian who is active in a Christian community
  • Kitchen experience
  • Good relationship building and team building skills
  • Food Handlers Certificate
  • Passionate about teaching and mentoring others in food preparation and production
  • Organized: plan the cook and organize the staff and volunteers to meet the production plan for the day
  • Adaptability: staff and volunteers may call in sick the day of and you will need to re-focus and re-direct in order to get food made and not waste any food
  • Take Direction: Appreciate that running a Raw Carrot kitchen requires a dedication to the replication of established Raw Carrot operations and process as outlined and directed by the Site Manager
  • Flexibility: on occasion maybe asked to work evenings and weekends
  • Physical: must be able to lift 40-50lbs; lifting hot pots of soup and coolers full of frozen soup