Youth Empowerment & Support Services Food Services Assistant Part Time in Edmonton, AB

Youth Empowerment & Support Services

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Food Services Assistant
Edmonton, AB

Coordinating all aspects of meal preparation, serving and maintenance, including but not limited to:. Should have 2 years’ experience in a face paced kitchen…

Company: Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) is looking for a Food Services Assistant for our Food Services Department to assist in meal preparation for all our YESS facilities. Youth Empowerment & Support Services is a not-for-profit Agency working with youths from difficult realities. If you have a heart for kids who have been turned away one time too many, and want to be part of a family that helps them reach their potential we have a career for you at YESS. In this role you will report to the Facilities- Food Services Supervisor.

Job Description : Your main responsibilities will be:

Coordinating all aspects of meal preparation, serving and maintenance, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting and prepping for all required food services for YESS facilities and functions
  • Meal planning and food preparation in accordance with Canada Food Guidelines
  • Maintaining the inventory and donations specific to food services
  • Ensuring all YESS Food Service Facilities are maintained to Public Health standards
  • Follow all procedures in place within YESS Food Service areas to the highest standards of safety
  • Providing Event Support as needed
  • Supporting the Facilities- Food Services Supervisor as needed regarding Food Services operation
  • The incumbent will have the ability to perform their duties with little or minimal supervision
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with visitors and co-workers

Your work will enable the company to continue delivering highest quality standards in food services to support Edmonton’s youth from difficult realities by providing healthy meals to our youth and staff.

Requirements and Qualifications :

  • Knowledge in meal planning and preparation, catering, inventory control and compliance with all Health and Safety Standards
  • Maintain a clean organized work environment including; walk in coolers, storage areas, sweeping of the floors, cleaning of surfaces, as well as proper covering and storage of food items according to standards and procedures as well as general maintenance and detailed cleaning of equipment
  • Should have 2 years’ experience in a face paced kitchen environment,
  • Valid Food Safe Certificate
  • High School Diploma
  • Must have a clean driving record with a class 5 license.
  • The ability to lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to stand and be on the move for long periods of time
  • Customer Service skills to enhance the overall visitor experience when receiving donations
  • Basic computer skills
  • Attention to detail in all areas of work


  • First Aid Training
  • 1st year culinary school
  • positive multi-tasker, fun- team player, quick learner, self-motivated, dedicated individual
  • engaging personality with a strong work ethic and positive team attitude

Wage: 15-17 per hour, b ased on qualifications and experience; Job Type: part time 20-25 hours a week Thursday – Sunday

Start Date: ASAP

Deadline for applications: Open until suitable candidate is found

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Job Location:

  • Edmonton, AB

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Food Service: 2 years
  • culinary school: 1 year

Required license or certification:

  • Class 5 Operators License

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2016-12-06
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