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Seeking Kitchen Manager for Nonprofit cafe

Sisters Of The Road, a 29 year-old nonprofit cafe located in Old Town China Town, is seeking a Kitchen Manager. People of color and/or people with experience of homelessness and poverty are encouraged to apply. A full job description is posted at www.sistersoftheroad.org.

Sisters provides full benefits to all regular employees working 20 hours or more per week and offers a one-month sabbatical at three years of full-time employment. We are committed to the philosophies of nonviolence and gentle personalism.

Kitchen Manager: This position is responsible for the overall functioning of the cafe kitchen and supervision of members of the Kitchen Team to ensure they have the tools and resources they need to run smoothly and within the philosophies of nonviolence and gentle personalism. An ability to provide genuine hospitality and conflict resolution is required. We are looking for someone who has an attention to detail, quick problem solving skills, solid communication and people skills and who has patience and flexibility.

Minimum requirements: 3 years cooking and management experience, demonstrating expertise in supervision and support of a diverse staff; industrial quantity food production experience with experience in ordering food & supplies; excellent health and safety practices; computer literacy: Word, Excel, faxing; leadership skills; personal organization; professionalism; basic math skills; desire to study, learn and model nonviolence and anti-oppression work.

Desired skills include: creativity, listening and empowering others to create & implement solutions, and excellent written and verbal communication; and team-building skills.

Salary: $33,380 full time position

Applications are due by 5:00 pm Wednesday Feb 4th, 2009. Please send a resume and cover letter to Lisa Bersani at Sisters Of The Road, 133 NW 6th Ave. Portland, OR 97209 or email [email protected] No phone calls please.