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Plowshares has two positions available at this time:

Program Supervisor & Program Assistant II

Program Supervisor

Salary Range
13.00-15.00 per hour

Reports to
Production/Facilities Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective

The Program Supervisor serves as a member of the Leadership Team and works together with that team to fulfill the mission of Plowshares. The Program Supervisor oversees all aspects of the kitchen and dining hall operations during their shift including supervising staff, community service workers and volunteers. The Program Supervisor manages the personal care center, and assists the Office Manager with various administrative duties. The Program Supervisor may fill the role of Plowshares Driver when needed. The Program Supervisor is organized, has excellent communication skills and is available to work some required weekends and holidays. The Program Supervisor is expected to embrace Plowshares’ mission and philosophy.

Essential Functions

  1. Manage and maintain the personal care center.
  2. Serve as Plowshares’ representative and liaison.
  3. Drive the Plowshares’ van to pick up and deliver food.
  4. Assist in food rotation, ordering and distribution.
  5. Assist in the coordination of meal planning and preparation.
  6. Supervise volunteers and community service workers in cleaning, meal preparation, maintenance, inventory, and serving.
  7. Be available to guests, staff, volunteers, and community service workers for special requests, complaints, and solving issues.
  8. Assure that facilities are safe, clean, and in compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
  9. Enforce Good Neighbor Policy with neighbors, guests, staff, and volunteers.
  10. Immediately file written report of all incidents and provide to Executive Director.
  11. Assist in the coordinating and staffing of all special events and fundraisers.
  12. Work occasional weekends and/or holidays as required.

Competencies

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  2.  Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher
  3. Ability to effectively work with guests in poverty, crisis, the mentally ill and developmentally disabled
  4. Problem solving/conflict resolution
  5. Ability to foster a cooperative atmosphere among staff, volunteers, and guests
  6. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

Supervisory Responsibility

This position requires supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

Plowshares operates a commercial kitchen and dining hall that is open to the public, this position requires routine use of janitorial equipment, commercial kitchen equipment and garden tools.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use of hands and fingers, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The position requires the ability to lift 25 pounds unassisted, ability to use a dolly and handcarts.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position requires ability to work flexible hours and occasional Saturdays and Holidays.

Required Education and Experience

  1. H.S. Diploma or GED
  2. AA in related field or 4 years equivalent work experience

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Previous work experience in a commercial kitchen.
  2. Previous work experience in social services environment
  3. Previous experience as a supervisor.

Other Requirements

Valid California Driver’s License and insurance with clean driving record

Must Pass Drug Test prior to hire and submit to random drug testing upon hire to ensure compliance with Plowshares’ drug-free workplace policy.

​Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Program Assistant II

Salary Range
$12.00 – $14.00 per hour
Hours
7 hours per day 35 hours per week
Reports to
Program Supervisor
Date
updated December 2017

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summary/Objective

The Program Assistant collaboratively works with the Leadership Team and Plowshares’ staff, volunteers, and community service workers to ensure the Plowshares dining hall, grounds, kitchen, personal care center, and community room are clean and well-maintained, and nutritious meals are prepared and served. The Program Assistant may serve as “lead” team member and guide volunteers and community service workers in required tasks. The Program Assistant may serve as Plowshares Driver. The Program Assistant is professional, organized, has good communication skills and is available to work some required weekends and holidays. The Program Assistant is expected to embrace Plowshares’ mission and philosophy.

Essential Functions

  1. Clean and maintain the kitchen, restrooms, dining hall, community room, personal care center, and grounds.
  2. Assist with inventory and orders.
  3. Drive the Plowshares’ van to pick up and deliver food.
  4. Assist in the coordination of meal planning and preparation.
  5. Lead volunteers and community service workers in daily cleaning, meal preparation, and serving.
  6. Be available to guests, staff, volunteers, and community service workers for special requests, complaints, and solving issues.
  7. Assure that facilities are safe, clean, and in compliance with Health and Safety regulations.
  8. Enforce Good Neighbor Policy with neighbors, guests, staff, and volunteers.
  9. Immediately report all incidents to member of Executive Team.
  10. Assist in the coordinating and staffing of all special events and fundraisers.
  11. Work occasional weekends and/or holidays as required.

Competencies

  1. Polished oral and written communication skills
  2. General office skills
  3. Ability to effectively work with guests in poverty, crisis, the mentally ill and developmentally disabled
  4. Problem solving/conflict resolution
  5. Ability to foster a cooperative atmosphere among staff, volunteers, and guests
  6. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in all matters

Supervisory Responsibility

This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

Work Environment

Plowshares operates a commercial kitchen and dining hall that is open to the public. This position requires routine use of janitorial equipment, commercial kitchen equipment and garden tools.

Physical Demands

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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use of hands and fingers, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

The position requires regular lifting of 50 lbs. or more.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position requires ability to work flexible hours and occasional Saturdays and Holidays.

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Previous work experience in a commercial kitchen.
  2. Previous work experience in social services environment

Other Requirements

Valid California Driver’s License with clean driving record

Must Pass Drug Test prior to hire and submit to random drug testing upon hire to ensure compliance with Plowshares’ drug-free workplace policy.

​Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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To apply send resume to plowsharesofc@pacific.net