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Food Service/Nutritional Aid

Emmanuel Baptist Church 467 N. White Road, San Jose Ca 95127





Program hours

Monday thru Friday 10:00am-1:30pm (July1-Aug 2)

About the Role

Our nutritional aide is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of culinary services for our students and staff. They assist with meal planning, ensure that students are served hot appropriate portion sizes, and food is delicious and nutritious. This role includes sourcing the ingredients, preparation and serving of a planned menu. You will lead the setup and serving of food from the counter and ensuring all working areas are kept clean and tidy. Your welcoming customer service puts a smile on our students faces and makes an impact in their everyday lives. Other responsibilities include operating and cleaning equipment after each use.

  • Creates a monthly menu for lunches to be served. Prepares the corresponding shopping list needed to prepare meals

  • Keep track of paper supplies and utensils required for serving and eating meals 

  • Prepares food to ensure it is nutritious and properly flavored in accordance with applicable culture, company and county standards

  • Follows proper food handling procedures

  • Maintains accurate rotation of food to assure top quality and freshness

  • Manages leftover foods correctly; cover, label, date, and accurately store according to food safety standards

  • Helps maintain organized storage of dry goods, refrigerated and frozen products

  • Maintains clean and orderly refrigerators and work areas

  • Ensures stations are cleaned, sanitized, and organized at the end of the shift (including cleaning of kitchen equipment)

  • Maintains a safe and sanitary work environment that conforms to all food safety standards and regulations

  • Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures

  • Follows safety policies and accident reporting procedures

  • Completes all required training

Addtional Details

  • Must be at least 25 years old

  • Complete an online application

  • Submit to and pass a background check(no cost)

  • Submit Health Certificate with Negative TB Test (from a physician)

  • Complete a W9

  • Experience cooking for large groups

  • Experience with putting together flavors kids will eat

  • Extremely organized and excellent time management skills

  • Candidates must be legally able to work in the United States of America

  • On-site work required

Ideal Candidate

  • Familiar with food prep guidlines

  • Understands food saftey stanards

  • Excellent cooking skills and working with school age children

  • Must be able to demonstrate ability to work with people from diverse racial/cultural/socioeconomic backgrounds

About the Company

CSU Summer Algebra Institute (SAI), is a FREE five week study designed by California State University to improve college readiness in the area of mathematics. This is a limited opportunity for a select few students and the only host site in the entire Silicon Valley area able to offer this with a direct link to the CSU Chancellor's office. The Summer Algebra Institute program aligns with CSU’s ambitious Graduation Initiative 2025 goals that aim to increase graduation rates for all CSU students while eliminating equity gaps. We work in conjunction with them to bring this amazing summer program to families in our community.

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