Nutritional Services Worker
The Native Women’s Resource Centre of Toronto (NWRC) is an Aboriginal community-based organization dedicated to providing resources and support to urban Aboriginal women and their families.
Our work helps to build the self-sufficiency of Aboriginal women and build our collective capacity to make positive changes in our community.
The Nutritional Services Worker is responsible for supporting the daily nutritional services NWRCT. While planning meals that support the wellbeing of clients, participants and community members
QUALIFICATIONS and SKILLS :
Great interpersonal skills and a positive, team oriented attitude
Two years of experience in (non for profit an asset) kitchen environment
Strong knowledge of health and safety in the workplace. Certification an asset
Strong problem solving skills, with a solution oriented attitude
Able to work on your feet and able to lift approximately 25-50lbs (i.e. Foodbank deliveries)
Takes initiative and brings passion to the position
Independent, self motivated worker
Food Handler’s Certification (or willingness to obtain)
WHIMIS Certification (or willingness to obtain)
Knowledge and awareness of Toronto’s Indigenous community, knowledge of traditions and barriers facing indigenous women and families
Experience with budgets and maintaining kitchen orders
Ability to work in time constraints
Responsible for the cleanliness of the kitchen sweeping, washing floors, Garbage, recycling, green bin maintenance for kitchen
Food Handlers Protocols
Responsible for the planning and serving of nutritious meals on a daily basis for approximately 25-40 people while following Canada’s food guides
Maintain records required by the meal program such as maintaining statistics on the number of clients accessing lunch.
Other kitchen duties include, cleaning and sanitizing work environment, organizing food storage, recycling and waste management, and ordering necessary kitchen and maintenance items.
Manage food and supply inventory
Manage food and supply orders
Managing food delivery days and products
Meal planning for everyday operations as well as for special events, ceremonies, meetings etc.
Work within and follow budgetary restraints
Position includes physical demands such as lifting, bending, moving
Other duties upon request
Complete reports monthly, quarterly, and annually, e.g. programming statistics, and monthly work plan, Meal plan calendars and submit on or before due date
Maintain accurate current client listing, program participation statistics
Effectively organize and update the meal program calendar, ordering slips, invoices and keep accurate and detailed records
Assist with center programs, coordinate and prepare necessary paperwork with adequacy and reasonability
Assist with other program workshop preparation and monitoring, as required
STANDARDS OF PERFORMANCE
Adhere to policies, procedures and best practices as set by the NWRCT, and applicable funder mandated policies and procedures
Ability to create and maintain a confidential, welcoming, friendly and safe environment
The Nutritional Services Worker will be directly accountable to the HT Liaison Manager or designate for the proper completion of the functions outlined in the job description
Please provide a cover letter and resume to ed nwrct.ca
Due to the nature of the organization’s culturally based social services, NWRCT encourages applications from Indigenous women (Section 24 (1) (a), Special Employment, Ontario Human Rights Code).