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Bake to Stop Gentrification in Black Communities. Join Uhuru Pies as a Baking and Mixing Assistant

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Uhuru Foods and Pies

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Summary of Qualifications: Under the supervision of the Uhuru Pies Coordinator and the Uhuru Pies Head Baker, the Baking and Mixing Assistant ensures the highest quality and consistently baked Uhuru Pies. Assists the Head Baker and works with the Volunteer Coordinator and pie baking volunteers to prepare pie fillings and toppings, and to fill, bake and box Uhuru Pies according to schedule provided by the Uhuru Pies Coordinator.

Essential Functions: Essential functions, as defined, may include the following tasks, knowledge, skills and other characteristics. This list of tasks is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by positions in this class.)


Assists Head Baker to:

  • Prepare Uhuru Pies fillings and toppings according to Uhuru Pies recipes and procedures provided. Bake Uhuru Pies according to bake orders provided by Uhuru Pies Coordinator.
  • Bake high quality pies consistently and uniformly to standards of Uhuru Pies and with quality control of fillings, toppings and baked pies.
  • Produce and package pies with quality and on schedule
  • Manage Uhuru Pies baking volunteers, working with volunteer coordinator
  • Maintain a clean work space throughout the day and at end of shift.
  • Maintain health and safety standards in the kitchen according to Uhuru Foods & Pies protocol and those required by health departments and other public agencies.
  • Participate in Uhuru Pies production trainings, Production Team meetings and Uhuru Foods & Pies meetings as requested by Uhuru Pies Manager

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Characteristics:

  • Passionate about baking or cooking and working in a cooperative kitchen environment
  • Leads and contributes to positive, safe and effective work environment of all volunteers.
  • Delegates responsibilities clearly and in an organized manner.
  • Works collaboratively, team player.
  • Able to prioritize tasks and manage time well under pressure


  • Professional baking experience or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of professional baking and cooking equipment, such as stand mixers and ovens
  • Possess a current ServSafe health certificate or equivalent.

Physical Requirements: Able to safely lift up to 40 lbs.

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About Uhuru Foods and Pies


1245 18th Avenue South, St. Petersburg, FL 33712, US

Mission Statement

To create, produce and sell the freshest foods to build self-sustaining economic development, designed for the prosperity and self-determination of present and future generations of African people worldwide


Uhuru Foods and Pies sells fresh, quality foods at Markets, Festivals and special events to fund programs of the Uhuru Movement for economic development and social justice for African people worldwide.

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Uhuru House1245 18th Avenue SouthSt. Petersburg, FL 33705



  • Cooking / Catering
  • Baking





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