Summer Camp Food Service

Organization Description: Organization Description:

The mission of Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club (GSGBC) is to empower girls and boys in the St. Louis metropolitan area, especially those who need us most, to realize their physical, intellectual, and emotional potential.

Since 2018, GSGBC has implemented trauma-informed care through its organizational operation and how services are provided to members and their families. GSGBC is currently working with the Conscious Discipline model, a trauma-informed, evidence-based model of social-emotional learning, to implement trauma-informed care in our Clubs. Conscious Discipline helps us to better understand children’s behavior and emphasizes safety, connection, and problem solving. Staff are trained in trauma-informed care and will be provided with the tools to better understand how trauma affects our members, and how they can deal with the behaviors associated with trauma.

GSGBC offers afterschool and summer programming for youth ages 6-16, serving more than 700 youth annually. GSGBC supports youth development and holistic health with programs that include:  Academics, Athletics, Character Building, Healthy Living, College & Career Readiness and The Arts. The Afterschool Program runs August through May, 2:30pm-7:30pm, a Summer Camp is offered June through July, 7:00 am-6:00 pm. 

Summer Staff will report for training beginning May 29th. The Food Service Worker will work Monday – Friday approximately 7:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Primary Function: The Food Service Worker is responsible for preparing and/or assembling of meals and snacks and serving accurate portions. They are responsible for adhering to food safety standards, proper food handling and sanitation procedures as well as interacting positively with staff and youth.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Maintain inventory of food and non-food items and place supply requests as needed
  • Follow weekly menus ensuring compliance with CACFP and/or SFSP guidelines
  • Perform any prep work needed prior to mealtime
  • Ensure preparation of adequate number of meals and snacks for children in attendance
  • Ensure meals and snacks are served at the appropriate time
  • Carry pans and trays of food to and from workstations, warmer and refrigerator in accordance with safety standards
  • Clean and sanitize workstations, equipment, and utensils
  • Serve food ensuring standard portion control and high-quality presentation
  • Assure compliance with all sanitation and safety requirements in equipment, storage, food preparation and serving areas
  • Attend required trainings
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills & Knowledge

  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • Previous food service experience, preferred
  • Current ServSafe Food Handler certification and Hepatitis A vaccine, preferred
  • Certificate of CPR and First Aid, preferred
  • Safely and correctly operate equipment found in a commercial kitchen
  • Perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percent and/or ratios; understand written procedures, write routine documents and speak clearly; and understand multi-step written and oral instructions.
  • Experience working with children
  • Ability to work with a team and independently
  • Strong oral communication skills
  • Awareness of and sensitivity to cultural and socioeconomic characteristics of populations served
  • Reliable transportation
  • Must pass the health and employment requirements set by Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services as a condition of employment

Physical Requirements/Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Stand for extended period of time; walk; use hands; reach a with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear
  • Occasionally required to sit
  • Frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds

Gene Slay’s Girls & Boys Club of St. Louis provides equal employment opportunities to all regardless of race, color, sex, national origin, military service eligibility, veteran status, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation or any other category protected by law.

The position may be financed (in part) (wholly) through an allocation of Community Development Block Grant funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the City of St. Louis’ Community Development Administration.

Job Type: Part Time Seasonal Temporary
Job Location: 3216 Pulaski St.

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