Food Service Coordinator
Looking to make an impact? You’ve found the opportunity! At Lifewell, you’ll join a team passionate about inspiring hope, supporting better health and providing opportunities for healing to the ones we serve. Our mission drives us, and you’ll see this in our desire to help others reach a balanced mental health lifestyle. Just as much as we care for those we serve, we care for our team members and our community. We provide career growth paths to encourage personal and professional development so you can focus on what’s most important. Come alongside others to encourage self-value and hope and help lives change!
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
As Lifewell’s Food Services Coordinator you will work closely with team members and clients in meal preparation, to include safety, health and sanitation regulations. You will be responsible for working with the nutritionist and program leadership in menu planning and meal preparation, performing kitchen inspections and providing recommendations to clinical program leadership. In addition you will ensure site compliance of safety, health and sanitation requirements and purchase necessary supplies.
The position requires facilitating non-therapeutic groups related to independent living skills (ILS) training to include: nutritional education, food preparation and budgeting. You will be able to establish and maintain a therapeutic working relationship with clients that is strengths-based and recovery-focused; providing feedback to clinical team on clients’ development.
If you are dependable, caring and compassionate and find motivation in helping our members live better lives, apply now! At Lifewell, we promote from within and foster an environment that encourages career growth and development.
Skills / Requirements
- A high school diploma/GED and two years of management level experience in a medium to large food services institution required; OR
- A bachelor’s degree in a nutrition related field preferred.
- Current and valid ServSafe Certification.
- Some assignments require an Arizona DPS Class One Fingerprint Clearance Card
- Some assignments require a current Arizona Driver License and a current satisfactory 39-month Motor Vehicle Record (MVR).
- Must be 21 years of age
- Background Check
- Minimum 1 year recovery from drugs and/or alcohol
- Minimum typing speed of 25 wpm
- Possession of, or the ability to obtain, the following:
- CPR and First Aid certifications
- Evidence of freedom from infectious pulmonary tuberculosis