RAINBOW SPRINGS STATE PARKFood Concession General Description
This position primarily involves managing the daily operations of the food concession to provide services to park visitors. This requires adhering to a schedule, preparing food by microwave, and handling cash and a cash register. Other duties may include helping to maintain equipment and offload orders if physically capable.
Your immediate supervisors will be volunteers Mae Johns and Fern McAvay, the Concession Coordinators, the FORS board members, and ultimately the Volunteer Coordinator and Park Management.
Number of Hours Required:
If you are working on a daily basis it is imperative that you show up on time and maintain the schedule to which you have agreed. Hours for this position range from 4 hour shifts in the off-season and 5 hour shifts during the summer months. Must submit monthly timesheet of hours worked each month.
Qualifications and/or Skills Required:
Friendliness toward the public and co-workers, ability to work without supervision and a little knowledge of money-handling. People skills are necessary for the daily operations and you must be a member of the Friends of Rainbow Springs.
Hazards and/or Cautions:
Few hazards are associated with this job as long as you adhere to your training recommendations. Lifting and unpacking may require a little more physical ability.
Standards of Performance:
In fulfilling the requirements of Concessions worker, it is essential to have a thorough knowledge of the Volunteer Manual, be friendly and have a sincere desire to aid the park. Volunteers are evaluated much like full time staff. A Volunteer T-shirt and black pants or shorts is to be worn when contributing volunteer hours, along with a volunteer name tag on the T-shirt.
Handling money, selling food and drink items to the public, opening and closing the stand, defrosting freezers, offloading (contingent on abilities), and cleaning of facility are all possibilities. You will not be expected or allowed to work the concessions without direct training from the Concession Coordinator.
If you have any questions about volunteering at the Concession, please contact the Concession Coordinator, volunteer Mae Johns at 352-465-8227.
If you have any questions about volunteering at the park, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator Amanda Marek at: 352-465-8520 or Amanda.Marek@dep.state.fl.us.
Volunteer Signature Date
- People Skills
- Sales Marketing
Good Match For
People 55+ Group
Requirements & Commitment
- 4 to 5 hours a week
- see description