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Urbana Youth Center (by Grandworks Foundation)


Must enjoy being around people and interacting in a cheerful way.
Be flexible. Follow the routine and methods we teach, but, be flexible enough to adapt to change as needed.
Be willing to learn new things.
Must be able to lift, bend, twist, turn, move to run a kitchen and clean dishes, put food away.
Must be able to go up and down stairs.
Must be able to lift heavy dishes of hot food.

We have our meals donated by local agencies.
Sometimes it will be brought to us, sometimes it will need to be prepared, sometimes both.
Food is brought to the facility for you to serve.
Arrive on time (15 minutes before shift). Put on UYC shirt & food prep gloves & mask (when required)
Follow the checklist for kitchen.
Set-up the kitchen and serving area for the day.
May need to empty out dishwasher or clean-up dishes before you start and empty trash before you leave.
Before students arrive at 2:30, have pre-packaged snacks set out in the approved manner.
Make PB & J sandwiches. Fill water glasses.
Set out cereal and make sure milk is available.
Be at your station, monitoring the students and helping them with there snacks as needed.
At 5:30 begin prep for dinner.
If needed, and you are able, you may go to the local agency in our van to pick up the dinner.
Prepare the food to be ready to serve.
Serve the students food, guide them through the line if needed.
Once dinner is over, clean up.
While you are doing the kitchen work, be able to monitor students that are in the auditorium area.

1 Shift

  • 02:00 PM to 08:00 PM
    2 specific shifts 2pm to 5:15pm & 4:45pm to 8pm. Or work both shifts. Tues & Thurs Only.

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About Urbana Youth Center (by Grandworks Foundation)


160 W. Market St., Urbana, OH 43078, US

Mission Statement

With open hearts and open minds, UYC & our community can rally our resources to not only lift kids up, but set them on a trajectory for accomplishing amazing things. Remember, the future of our children impacts our community’s opportunities and success for decades to come. Together we can build bright futures for our youth. This is a movement. Whether you’re most comfortable contributing time to help achieve our program goals, money to help us grow, or energy to drive this engine of change, we need you on our team. Together we can build bright futures for our youth. "Without the support of the community, open minds, and a willingness to explore the opportunities before us, this inspiring project would not be possible." -- Justin T. Weller, Lead Project Manager Motto: Open hearts, open minds and open doors. Take action now!


We open the door to students and provide them a safe place to hang out, have fun, study, play games, participate in programs such as arts, crafts, movement, music, essential life skills and much more. We also have free tutoring, meals, snacks, personal hygiene products & laundry services. As they come to experience a sense of belonging at the UYC, we then have the opportunity to open their minds to new programs that improve not only educational outcomes but set them on a trajectory to be engaged members of this community. Ultimately, that’s how we achieve open hearts, open minds and open doors. That is the opportunity before us.
A "non-profit organization that is an 8,000-square-foot facility, to be used free to students in grades 6-12 in the Urbana City Schools. Youths in that age group who live in the Urbana City Schools geographic area but do not attend the city schools are also included in the population.

Children & Youth
Education & Literacy


We'll work with your schedule.
This opportunity has 1 shift


160 W. Market St.Urbana, OH 43078



  • Food & Beverage Services
  • Multi-Tasking
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication


  • Teens


  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • Orientation or Training
  • 12 hours a week maximum if you do both days all shifts. It can be divided up into 2 shifts and you can do one day, one shift or more.
  • To be accepting of the students and be willing to change as we evolve into our roles and grow. If you do not have an license you must have an identification card.

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