Dietary Worker
Veterans Home of Holyoke

Job Order #: 19434200

Holyoke, MA 01040

Part Time

20 hours per week

POSTED 7/31/2023

EXPIRES 10/29/2023

Job Description

Dietary Worker - CONTINUOUS - (230004DW)


This is an open and continuous posting for part-time (20 hours per week) positions available on our morning, mid-morning, and afternoon shifts.

The Soldiers' Home in Holyoke is seeking several motivated and detail-oriented individuals to join our Dietary Department.  The ideal candidates are enthusiastic and passionate about building meaningful relationships and can provide outstanding service to our Veteran resident and staff populations.


We have part-time positions available in the morning (6:00 am - 2:30 pm); mid-morning (10:00 am - 6:30 pm); and afternoon (2:30 pm - 6:30 pm) with an alternating weekend and holiday schedule. Please note this is 24 hour/7 days a week long-term care facility and as a result, the Soldiers' Home in Holyoke may require this individual to be present during nontraditional hours when circumstances dictate the operational need.

Duties and Responsibilities (please note this list is not all-inclusive):

Food Preparation and Kitchen Setup: Serve food to veterans and staff in the dining room; read recreation requisition sheets daily, help with food preparation and set up cart with requested food for functions and meetings as needed; complete basic food preparation such as cutting cake/pies, portioning condiments in soufflé cups, etc.; date and label food items in the refrigerator and freezer; wrap silverware to help with tray set up; set dining room tables with placemat and utensils.
Cleaning: Clean all table tops in the dining room, and chairs after each meal; sweep dining room floor; clean dining room equipment (i.e. microwave, coffee machine soda machine, ice cream machine and bread machine, etc.); wash pots & pans as assigned; sweep, mop and use machine to clean floor.
Food Delivery: Deliver loaded food trucks to the necessary floors so the veterans can eat breakfast, lunch and dinner meals; put delivered orders away as assigned; clean the inside and outside of all used food trucks after each meal; fulfill late food requests and prepare and deliver meal to veteran.
Other Duties: Complete all job tasks as posted on the job flow board; complete assignments given by supervisor.

Required Qualifications:

Ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Preferred Qualifications:

CPR certified through the American Heart Association
Knowledge of the methods and techniques used in institutional dietary operations
Ability to maintain accurate records
Ability to follow oral and written instructions
Ability to deal tactfully with others


Minimum Entrance Requirements:

Applicants must have at least six months of full-time, or equivalent part-time experience in building custodial or institutional housekeeping work.

How To Apply

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110 Cherry St
Holyoke, MA 01040

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$17,117.49 - $21,220.81 per year


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110 Cherry St
Holyoke, MA 01040