Help Feed Children & Older Adults in the Lower East Side!


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When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

197 East BroadwayManny Cantor CenterNew York, NY 10002


About

Purpose of Role:

Assist in the preparation of meals and efficiency of the MCC kitchen as it prepares meals for our Older Adult and Early Childhood programs. As a kitchen volunteer, you will play an integral role in the preparation of hundreds of meals on a daily basis.

Location: Manny Cantor Center, 197 E. Broadway, New York, NY 10002

Key Responsibilities:

  • Chop, peel and prepare food for cooking
  • Ensure cleanliness of all dishes, cutlery, equipment, etc.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Basic kitchen skills is required
  • Some experience volunteering or working in a kitchen is a plus
  • Some experience in food service is a plus
  • Understand and practice good hygiene

Time Commitment:

  • Shifts available M-F, 7am-2:30pm
  • Minimum 2 hour shift, once/week

Training/Support/Supervisor:

  • Program Supervisor: Executive Chef
  • Training: You will receive hands on training during your first two shifts
  • Assessment: You and your supervisor will discuss the best role for you following your training shifts
  • Support: Ongoing two-way feedback from program supervisor and volunteer manager, additional trainings and professional development opportunities may be available.

Benefits:

  • Gain knowledge of working in a fast-paced kitchen and valuable experience in food service
  • Volunteer meet-ups, which will include learning opportunities, social and networking events and more
  • Tracking of your volunteer hours for your company, school or affiliated group
  • Discounted membership to Manny Cantor Center Fitness Center (12 volunteer hours a month to be eligible)

Requirements:

  • Fill out volunteer application
  • Phone screening with Volunteer staff
  • In-person interview with Kitchen program staff

Skills

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Food Service

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Minimum 2 hours a week

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