Elderly Services, 112 Exchange St., Middlebury
Do you like working with elders? Be part of a professional team sharing the planning and implementation of a high quality program of education, delicious meals, therapeutic recreation, emotional support and individualized care of frail elders. The Kitchen Assistant will be alert to the needs and welfare of the participants at all times, and will help on the floor in an emergency or time of staff shortage. Regular kitchen duties include;
Dishwashing by hand and loading/unloading dishwasher
General clean-up of kitchen
Putting away dishes, pan, utensils, etc...
Assitance with meal preparation
Assistance with special diet dishes (pureeing, diabetic, etc...)
Assitance with receiving and putting away orders
Be friendly, caring, courteous and respectful with co-workers and participants
Communicate in a concise and effective manner
Be dependable and follow through on commitments
Good communication skills and willingness to be part of a team. Comfort and skill chopping fruits and vegetables (lots of on-the-job training). Willingness to learn how to run a professional kitchen-sized dishwasher. Most importantly, a strong commiment to eldercare, dignity, respect, and independent livings for elders.