Pickens County Meals on Wheels

Kitchen Aide Volunteer Position Description

Mission:

Combat hunger, loneliness and isolation on those citizens living in Pickens County and to provide a lifeline through the use of caring volunteers.

Position:

Kitchen Aide

Hours Needed:

Weekly 9:00 AM-11:00 AM, 12:30 PM-2:30 PM, Monday-Friday

Reports to:

Nutrition/Wellness Coordinator

Purpose:

Assist with kitchen duties in preparation of home delivered meals and congregate dining meals

Responsibilities:

  • Assist as needed in preparation, serving and packaging of meals.
    • Bag bread
    • Package fruit and salads for route drivers
    • Count and package milk and juice for route drivers
    • Assist with meal preparation based on ability.
  • Assist in general kitchen cleaning duties as needed.
  • Prepare dining area for meal service.
  • Welcome and assist clients, volunteers and the public at the center.
  • Clean-up meal area and all tables and chairs.

Qualifications:

  • Complete application and background check process.
  • Must be able to stand for up to 2 hours.
  • Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds
  • Must be able follow direction, and complete repetitive tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Must be able to read, write legibly and have basic math skills such as counting addition and subtraction.
  • Be dependable.
  • Maintain confidentiality.