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Meals on Wheels Kitchen Coordinators: Pt Pirie, Waikerie, Renmark, Campbelltown

Meals on Wheels (SA)
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Duties can include:

  • Checking phone and fax for meal orders / cancellations and print route sheets for deliverers
  • Check meal numbers before dispatch
  • Action any messages from deliverers
  • Ensure all meal boxes are returned clean, everything back in correct place etc.
  • Maintaining adequate ordering of ingredients, packaging, special diet meals, chemicals and consumables
  • Supporting and encouraging volunteers in the kitchen
  • Liaising with the branch Client Service Coordinator, Volunteer Coordinator and Treasurer when necessary
  • Liaising with the Branch Support Officers on a regular basis
  • Answering telephone enquiries in regards to client meal requirements/cancellations
  • Route sheet alterations and liaising with drivers and deliverers about any changes with clients and/or meals
  • Pack up and lock up

Extra duties may include;

  • Ensuring food safety documentation is maintained and signed off
  • Checking off branch deliveries
  • Checking temperatures of freezers and fridges
  • Stocktaking goods in the branch freezer/s, keeping goods rotated and freezer/s adequately stocked
  • Ordering frozen meals, including for public holidays and weekends
  • Informing the branch committee and Facilities & Food Services department about the need for repairs, maintenance and replacement of plant and equipment.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Good leadership skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to listen
  • Ability to train and direct volunteers who have a variety of learning levels
  • Confidence in dealing with issues with a high degree of confidentiality
  • School canteen, hospitality industry, quality and quantity control and/or supervisory experience is desirable but not essential

Meals on Wheels is authorised to complete a police check should you not already have one.