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Nutrition Support - Potiker Family Senior Residence

Nutrition Support - Potiker Family Senior Residence

Purpose and Objective: To create a sense of community and respect for Serving Seniors members by serving meals and assisting dining room operations.  

Location:

  • Potiker Family Senior Residence  
    • 525 14th Street, San Diego, CA 92101 

Supervisor: Varies by site

Responsibilities 

  • Serve seniors breakfast/lunch with the guidance of the serving director
  • Retrieve finished trays and place at the wash station
  • Perform proper hand hygiene before and after service
  • Sanitize dining tables after meals, keep floor and facility clean
  • Prepare utensils for next meal
  • Greet and treat every senior with respect and dignity

Qualifications and Required Skills 

  • Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and can provide proof of such with completed vaccination card
  • Completed volunteer application and cleared background check
  • Able to stand for at least one hour at a time
  • Able to lift more than 5 lbs
  • Able to carry 1-2 meal trays at a time
  • Comfortable working in a cafeteria/kitchen setting
  • Transportation to and from site

Appropriate Attire 

  • Comfortable, closed-toed shoes
  • Casual but professional
  • Mask required
  • Long hair pulled back
  • Apron and gloves (provided)

Time Commitment

  • Breakfast and lunch shifts available
  • See available shifts and sign up for shifts through the “My Schedule” tab of your VicNet volunteer portal. Contact our Volunteer and Activities Team for help accessing your volunteer portal: volunteer@servingseniors.org.

Training and Support provided

  • Volunteer handbook and orientation
  • Ongoing support and instruction provided by the site serving director  
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