Part-Time Kitchen Assistant

203 W 19th St, Norfolk, VA 23517, USA Req #23531
Monday, November 21, 2022

The Salvation Army, an internationally recognized non-profit, faith-based organization, has a job opening for a Kitchen Assistant in the Hampton Roads Area Command- Men’s Hope Center.


Under the direct supervision of the Food Service Manager, the Kitchen Assistant assists in the preparation and serving of nutritional meals in accordance with established guidelines and schedules; Ensures all meals are prepared and served in a safe, clean and presentable manner; Cleans kitchen facilities, equipment, and appliances; and Maintains inventory of kitchen supplies and food in a neat and orderly manner.


Education and Experience:

High School Diploma, or G.E.D.;


One-year experience working in a kitchen preferred,


Any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


ServSafe Certification

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.

Ability to think, learn and concentrate.

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Knowledge of cleaning practices, methods, and techniques.

Ability to assist in the preparation and presentation of meals and follow recipes.

Ability to wash dishes and kitchen appliances.

Ability to clean kitchen and dining area.

Mental and Physical Abilities

Work requires the ability to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, use fingers, tools or controls; and frequently required to reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Work requires the ability to lift and carry and/or push/pull heavy (50-100+ lbs.) materials, supplies and equipment frequently. Heavy mobility duties are usually performed by combinations of standing, walking, climbing ladders or steps, bending, reaching or transporting merchandise on frequent change basis relieved by fewer periods of sitting or operating a vehicle.


Work will involve some exposure to hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions. Work may involve moderate exposure to unusual elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, unpleasant odors, and/or loud noises. And work with sharp and potentially dangerous equipment daily. The worker will work safely and effectively with all kitchen equipment.


All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.

To apply, please select the “Apply Now” icon at the bottom of this posting.

*Application Submittal Period: November 21, 2022 - December 5, 2022

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.

We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!

Other details

  • Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
  • Job Function Food Service
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $11.10
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  • 203 W 19th St, Norfolk, VA 23517, USA