Kitchen Staff

  • The Road Home
  • North Salt Lake, Utah
  • Jun 14, 2022
Full time Supply Chain Staff

Job Description

Who We Are

The Road Home has been a leader in the fight to end homelessness for almost a hundred years. We provide low barrier emergency shelters, access to basic needs, supportive services, and housing-first minded rental assistance that helps individuals and families step out of homelessness and back into the community. We are seeking compassionate and empathetic individuals who are interested in making a difference in the lives of others and their community.

Job Summary

At the direction of the MRC Kitchen Manager, the Kitchen Staff will assist in the operation of kitchen duties, including assisting with food planning and preparation, ensuring proper food handling practices, food and kitchen clean-up, and maintaining safe and sanitary conditions of the facilities and equipment. The Lead Kitchen Staff will serve as the person in charge when the Kitchen Manager is not on-site, and direct meal service, clean-up and assignments as needed.


Gail Miller Resource Center

Reports to

Kitchen Manager

Position Status



Varying shifts during resource center meal service, weekends required

Grade/Starting Salary

Grade 3/$15.00/hour

FLSA Status


EEO Class

Service Workers

Kitchen Duties

Assists in developing menu plans in collaboration with delivered meals

Ensures meals are served at scheduled times each day.

Collaborates with Volunteer Coordinator to provide the clear direction of food services and general overall operation of the kitchen with the kitchen volunteers and teach safe food handling practices.

Assists all kitchen volunteers in duties related to the kitchen and to meet all cleanliness standards when performing food related tasks, teach safe food handling practices; ex: appropriate clothing and footwear, hairnets, gloves or aprons.

Maintains/organizes kitchen, food storage locations, and all equipment to ensure all is in proper working order and to meet all Health Department standards.

Assists Kitchen Manager in the oversight of food storage and food handling practices to maintain the kitchen and food service areas according to safe food handling regulations.

Develops positive relationships with centers volunteers, guests, and other agency staff.

Acts as a member of a cohesive team.

Clean and maintain floor drains weekly.

Promoting Best Practice

Demonstrates awareness and desire to understand diverse populations.

Ability to contribute to the Agency's commitment to enhancing awareness and appreciation of diverse ethnic and cultural heritages.

Willingness to understand that housing first, harm reduction, low barrier access to resources is best practice and essential to our mission at The Road Home.

Ability to set and maintain good boundaries, using Trauma-Informed Care as a guideline

Other duties as assigned.

Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.


Education and Experience

High School Diploma or GED required

Current Food Handlers Permit.

Experience working with diverse populations preferred

Physical and Equipment Requirements

Ability to lift 50 pounds

Ability to stand and walk two or more hours at a time

Ability to operate kitchen equipment

The Road Home is an Equal Opportunity Employer

The Road Home will be requiring all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) is essential to The Road Home's mission of helping people experiencing homelessness move back into housing. We know that having a more diverse team makes our organization stronger and leads to better experiences and outcomes for the people in our programs.


Our Inclusive benefits:

Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)


Retirement Plan (401k, IRA, 403B with TRH match)

Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)

Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & 12 Public Holidays)

One Floating Vacation Per Year

Family Leave (Maternity, Paternity)

Short Term & Long Term Disability

Employee Assistance Program

Training & Development

Tuition Reimbursement