Food Services Coordinator

Core Responsibilities:

The Food Service Coordinator is primarily responsible for meeting the expectations of Damascus Way Re-entry Center as relating to; menu planning, food purchasing, preparation, cooking and serving. They are also responsible to know and comply with the state of Minnesota’s Food Service odes and complimentary regulations.

Detailed Responsibilities:

  • Provide coaching, mentoring and spiritual support to residents
  • Uphold the mission, vision and core values of Damascus Way Re-entry Center
  • Procure and maintain necessary licenses and other permits related to safety, sanitation and Food Service
  • Stay abreast and in compliance with the state of Minnesota’s Food Codes
  • Provide support in developing and managing Food Services policies and procedures
  • Set and manage weekly meal plans, preparations, cooking and serving
  • Create and maintain quality food service records and inventory
  • Ensure that the kitchen is appropriately staffed and managed
  • Recruit, manage and train resident volunteers
  • Create and manage monthly Food Service Budget
  • Build and maintain relationships with local restaurants, food shelves, and churches
  • Provide information for Annual Report
  • Supervise the use and maintenance of all food service equipment
  • Conduct daily refrigerator and freezer temperature assessment
  • Complete ongoing trainings, certifications, and Food Service courses-ServSafe
  • Maintain work flexibility to accommodate residents living in a 24-hour care facility including; evenings, holidays, weekends, and overnights as needed to meet the residents and organizations needs
  • Other duties as assigned by the Executive Director


  • Documented no less than one year of freedom from harmful chemical use and probation
  • Acquire a Minnesota Food Service Manager Certificate
  • Possession of a Minnesota Driver’s License and an insurable driving record by organizations insurance carrier
  • Food service leadership experience in a facility setting
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Work well without direct supervision
  • Ability to manage and delegate multiple tasks
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Agree with and adhere to the Transform Minnesota Statement of Faith, Core Values and Code of Conduct

September 10, 2020
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