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Job Title: Caring Kitchen Assistant Program Director – full-time (40 hours/week)

*Qualified applicants should follow the directions at the end of this description to apply.*

Mission: CROS Ministries serves the hungry in Palm Beach and Martin Counties through community collaborations.

Job Summary: The Caring Kitchen Assistant Program Director works under the direction of The Caring Kitchen Program Director to serve meals and offer client assistance through the use of volunteers and community partnerships.

Essential Duties:
•Responsible for prep and service of lunch meal including delivery of homebound meals
•Management of homebound meal program
•Responsible for volunteer recruitment, orientation, scheduling, and retention
•Responsible for maintaining current program statistics and information logs
•Minimal client referral assistance as needed
•The responsibilities listed on this posting are not intended to be all-inclusive and additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed.

Education and Experience:
•Bachelor Degree in related field plus three years directly related work experience OR Associate Degree in related field plus five years directly related work experience
•Experience with kitchen operations and food preparation/serving a plus
•Experience with volunteer recruitment and management a plus

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
•Must have a valid FL driver license, clean driving record, and be able to travel countywide (reliable transportation)
•Must be able to pass a background check
•Strong computer knowledge using MS Office, and Google Docs preferred
•Basic office skills and excellent organization and time management skills
•Basic math skills
•Basic inventory skills a plus
•Strong oral and written communication skills, include conflict management skills
•Teamwork and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to manage different groups simultaneously
•Ability to understand and follow instructions to complete assigned tasks
•Ability to organize and prioritize work
•Ability to problem-solve, implement solutions, work independently
•Fluency in Spanish and/or Creole a plus

Orientation Factors
•Must be able to lift and move 25 lbs.
•Must be able to withstand extended periods of standing, bending, and/or sitting
•Must be able to climb stairs
•Must be able to tolerate loud, fast-paced environment for extended periods of time
•Must have ability to work with diverse groups of people
•Occasional after hours work is required throughout the year.

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

Employment Benefits Summary:
•Employer provided health insurance
•Employer provided life insurance
•403(b) pension plan available
•Section 125 (medical expense/child care expense) plan available
•10 vacation days/10 sick days per year

Position Salary Range: $33,280 - $37,440


Mail or e-mail a letter of intent, resume, and a completed employment application. Click on the link for CROS’ employment application form or call our office at 561- 233-9009.

CROS Ministries
ATTN: Meredith Caldwell
3677 23rd Ave. S., #B-101
Lake Worth, FL 33461


E-mail your submission to

Caring Kitchen Assistant Program Director

Employment Application

Submissions should have all components, as listed above, to be considered complete. This position is open until filled.

It is the policy of CROS Ministries to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, disability, gender, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, age or other unlawful discriminatory characteristics as defined in federal, state, or local laws. All candidates are considered on the basis of individual character, qualifications, and abilities in relation to the requirements of the advertised position.

CROS Ministries
3677 23rd Avenue South, #B-101, Lake Worth, FL 33461