26001 Heinz Road
Willow River, MN 55795
This summer seasonal position will work full or part time (full-time preferred) during the summer months, and casual/on-call in the off season (if desired). On-site housing is available during the summer months. Kitchen Assistants assist the Cooks in preparing and serving nutritious meals, and make sure the kitchen and eating areas are kept clean and sanitized in a safe and efficient manner. Interested applicants do not need any prior experience, but should be adaptable, willing to help wherever needed, and be excited to learn new culinary skills.
Be on time for scheduled shifts and in appropriate attire; maintain personal hygiene to ensure food quality and safety
Under the direction of the cook(s), assist with the preparation, cooking, and serving of meals & snacks for up to 150 people, working together to ensure that all food is prepared in accordance with all food safety guidelines and to One Heartland standards and individual group special needs/allergies
Keep food preparation and eating areas clean and assist with cleanup after meals, including dishwashing
Be kind and courteous to all staff as well as to all participants, guests, and groups; act in a professional and friendly manner to ensure positive relations with participants, families, community, volunteers, visitors, and staff.
Other tasks as assigned and pitching in where needed without direct assignment
Qualifications and Ideal Traits:
Compassionate and open-minded especially for the communities we serve at One Heartland
(LGBTQ+, HIV/AIDS, currently or formerly unhoused).
Experience or desire to work in the food and beverage and/or hospitality industry
Attention to detail and cleanliness
Ability to communicate and work well with others
Must be able to tolerate prolonged work hours
Frequently exposed to crowds and high noise levels
Ability to lift and carry heavy objects (up to 50 pounds)
Ability to work while standing and tolerate extreme heat and cold
Sit, stoop, kneel, crouch
Work with chemical cleaners and sanitizers
Able to be present in kitchen/serving area throughout entire meal service ensuring all
needs are met
Able to observe cleanliness of dishes, food-contact surfaces, and kitchen areas
26001 Heinz Road