Food And Nutrition Assistant

Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society Kearney , NE 68845

Posted 5 days ago

Join our not-for-profit organization that has provided nearly 100 years of housing and services to seniors with a commitment to quality care and service in a Christian environment.

Show YOU care, join us today!

Food and Nutrition Assistant

Location: 5080 - GSS St John's
3410 Central Ave

Kearney, Nebraska, 68847-2992

United States

Employment Type: Various Options Available

Hourly: 10.50 - 11.31

Shift: Various Shifts Available

Job Summary

You bake, you mix, you mash, you pour your heart into the meals you serve. If the kitchen is your domain and you love serving others, then the Good Samaritan Society offers the opportunity to use your experience in a challenging but exciting position as a Food and Nutrition Assistant.

What's in it for you: You will work in a faith-based organization with daily devotions and prayer before meetings (if you choose to participate). And you'll be part of a family, offering love and compassion to residents as part of a dedicated and diverse care team.

Just ask our employees - it's what they love most about their role at the Society. That, and our opportunities for advancement.

You're a good fit if: You have a good work ethic, are a team player and have a compassionate nature. You should also know your way around a commercial kitchen and the tools needed to do your job.

What you'll do: A typical day includes working as part of a team to prepare meals for residents, including those with multiple dietary restrictions.

You'll serve snacks and supplements and connect with residents each day as you document nutritional intake. You'll also help with dining and kitchen cleanup, safety monitoring, and sanitary practices to avoid contamination. It's fast-paced work, but the time goes quickly.

You're qualified for this position if: You meet all qualifications outlined below.

Throughout our organization, we aim to fulfill the most basic of human needs: to feel loved, valued and at peace. Are you ready to join our team?

Qualifications

Prior work experience may not be required to be hired into this job.

Ability to measure and comprehend certain quantities.

Basic ability to communicate and comprehend.

The Good Samaritan Society offers an attractive, employee-approved benefits package for qualifying employees. The variety of benefits include: health benefits, a retirement plan, work/life balance benefits, voluntary benefits and much more! To review all of the great benefits and benefit eligibility, visit: https://www.good-sam.com/jobs/benefits

This opening is for part-time days or evenings. Every other weekend and every other holiday is required. Offered benefits include but are not limited to paid holidays, paid time off, a Verizon Wireless discount, company matched 401K, and available health, dental, and vision insurance.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or other protected status. For more information including state-specific protections, please visit: https://www.good-sam.com/lp/careers/eeo-and-affirmative-action

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