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8201 10th Ave. SouthSeattle, WA 98108

Harvest from the Senior Center beds at Marra Farm - August 2015


Job Description: Kitchen Intern

Position Description:

The kitchen volunteers will assist the SPSC Meal Manager with all aspects of the SPSC meal program. Duties can include:

  • Preparing and serving meals
  • Kitchen clean-up, including dishes

Goals for this Position:

The kitchen volunteers will help the meal manager prepare, cook and serve meals. The additional help will allow the meal manager to use more fresh ingredients that require a higher amount of preparation time. This will also allow SPSC to use the fresh produce that is donated to the program from the Marra Farm program.


  • Food handlers license (we can help you get one if necessary and SPSC will pay the fee).
  • Experience preparing and cooking food.
  • Reliability to work on scheduled days
  • Ability to work cooperatively with seniors, program staff, and representatives of other programs.
  • Willingness to work in a low income community with an ethnically diverse population of senior citizens.
  • Ability to lift cases of food, 30-50 pounds maximum.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.

Hours and Duration of Position:

This is an on-going opportunity. We prepare meals 3 days a week: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 3:30 - 7 pm. Volunteers can have flexible schedules.

Benefits and Impacts:

  • Sense of satisfaction by providing seniors with delicious, nutritious meals.
  • Gain experience in a commercial kitchen that provides delicious meals on a tight budget.
  • Remain productive and meet new people at our community senior dinners.
  • Socialize with seniors, SPSC staff and other volunteers while making the meals.

To Apply: Contact the South Park Senior Center Program Coordinator at


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Food Service
  • Elder care

Good Match For

Teens People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 15
  • Orientation or Training
  • flexible, M,W,F 3:30-7

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