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Operations Manager for Hot Meal Program in Beaverton

Organization: Faith Café Position Title: Operations Manager Compensation: $10 - $12 per hour, no benefits Position Start-Date: December 1, 2008 Hours: Varies - approximately 20 hours per week, flexible hours

Background: Faith Café is a partnership of faith communities who, in love and justice, are dedicated to serving our neighbors in Washington County who are hungry for food and community. We accomplish this by offering a free meal shared as a family and advocating for long-term social changes that reduce poverty and hunger. We are looking to hire an Operations Manager to facilitate the volunteer efforts of a coalition of Beaverton-area churches, whose members are actively involved in the long-term planning and weekly operations of Faith Café. Each Sunday evening meal is prepared and served by a volunteer team from one of these participating churches.

Position Duties: The Operations Manager is responsible for the overall ongoing maintenance of Faith Café exclusive of actual on-site duties. Tasks include, but may not be limited to: * Communicate with head cooks from each participating church/group informing them of current food inventory, recent menus and previous week’s guest numbers. Work with them to develop nutritious hot meals utilizing any donated food on hand if possible. * Order, pick-up and deliver food from Oregon Food Bank (reliable vehicle required). * Purchase additional food items and supplies needed for weekly meal preparations that are not available through other sources. * Monitor small appliance and kitchen utensil use and replace, repair or purchase as necessary. * Assure annual Health Department License is maintained and accompany inspectors bi-annually on Faith Café inspections. * Prepare and submit all necessary Oregon Food Bank reports on time.

Specific Skills and Experience Desired: * Ability to lift 40-pound food boxes safely. * Knowledge of nutrition and experience in menu planning for large groups. * Good communication skills, including the ability to use/ or learn e-mail and limited computer applications. * Previous experience in completing reports, inventories, and other statistical data input. * Ability to assess small equipment and appliance needs and report major equipment failures to appropriate parties. * Ability to work independently and perform position duties consistently and reliably.

Special Requirements: Valid Oregon Drivers License. Current Oregon Food Handlers License. Must be willing to agree to a brief Oregon State Police background check at the expense of Faith Café.

Training: On the job training will be provided by Board President and current volunteer General Manager.

Reports To: Board of Directors of Faith Café

Please submit resume and cover letter to: Joan Goldhammer, Executive Committee, Faith Café, PO Box 91021, Portland, OR 97291 or via email at [email protected].

No phone calls please.

For more information, please visit our website at: www.faithcafeor.org.

Faith Café is an Equal Opportunity Employer