Dining Assistant (Part-Time)
Ecumen Centennial House is hiring a Dining Assistant. Ecumen Centennial House consists of 44 assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 35 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services, and is located in Apple Valley, Minnesota.
Ecumen is an industry leader dedicated to advocating for older adults by providing housing choices, compassionate healthcare, and innovative services. For 160 years Ecumen has cared for those in need. Now, as Minnesota’s 8th largest senior living provider, we continue to advocate for those we serve.
Join a team where you can make a difference in advancing our mission to serve our older adults, while we commit to creating a place where everyone belongs.
The Dining Assistant is responsible for assisting with food preparation, serving and cleanup. Maintains work area in proper order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility while demonstrating high levels of service. Complies with all federal and state regulations.
- Part-Time - Shifts Available- 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm every day, 7:00 am to 3:30 pm on weekends
- Great shifts available for part time hours
- Opportunities for growth and cross-training
- Very competitive starting wages
- Collaborative and Supportive Team
- Robust Training and Mentoring
Essential job responsibilities include:
Provides exemplary service to our residents, families and guests, ensuring all feel welcome and are given responsive, friendly and courteous service.
Serves meals to residents per diet order and portion size. All food will be served at the proper temperature.
Maintains a clean, sanitary, safe and efficiently organized work area. Products will be labeled, dated and rotated ensuring an adequate, fresh inventory of food and supplies. Operates all equipment, specific to duties, in a safe manner.
Completes opening and closing duties as assigned. Accomplishes routine, daily and weekly cleaning responsibilities.
Notifies supervisor if any changes in residents’ personal health is observed.
Responds to resident requests and special requests, concerns or complaints and promptly notifies supervisor.
Partners effectively with others in a demanding and changing environment, supports all employees within the community as directed by the leadership team.
Assists with special functions as directed.
Demonstrates respect for facility property and supplies.
Qualifications: Dining Assistant
Minimum Required Qualifications:
16 years of age
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
Ability to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, HIPAA, Resident’s Bill of Rights, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, OSHA, Right to know, SDS, ADA, HUD Policy and Procedures, Fair Housing laws and regulations
High school diploma or GED
Commercial kitchen experience
Knowledge of kitchen equipment
Previous senior care experience
Serv Safe or other food safety and sanitation training/certification
Equal Opportunity Employer
Ecumen is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability, or status as a protected veteran.
We participate in E-Verify.