Food Service Manager

Child Eating

Location: Rives Junction, Michigan
Hours: Full Time

Job Summary: The Food Service Manager is responsible for managing the food service area of Youth Haven's children's program. In addition, the Food Service Manager will manage meal preparation and planning for several events held at the Michigan campus, as well as volunteer meal needs at times.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and serve nutritious, kid-friendly meals and snacks for each children's retreat at Youth Haven
  • Prepare and serve nutritious, adult-friendly meals and snacks to groups of volunteers on occasion as well as special events
  • Prepare menus in advance for each children's retreat session
  • Prepare quarterly and annual budget projections for food and other kitchen related expenses
  • Create and place orders for food and other food service items as needed
  • Maintain a clean and safe kitchen environment, subject to regular inspections by local agencies and YH leadership
  • Prepare meals as needed for other Youth Haven functions including special events such as Ladies' Day and Candle Light Dinners

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have a passion and vision for children and teen ministry, specifically disadvantaged youth
  • A sincere and deep commitment to Youth Haven's mission and values
  • Be a contagious and consistent Christian role model inside and outside the ministry of Youth Haven
  • Must love children and teenagers!
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Prior working experience in food service or similar position
  • Be responsible, organized and self-motivated
  • Be able to prepare a large quantity of meals (50-125) timely and efficiently
  • Be able to prepare menus and order food and supplies
  • Be able to lead a group of teenage assistants
  • Be able to be on your feet for extended periods of time
  • Be able to understand and follow food safety guidelines

Youth Haven is a great place to work, with each member of our team using their gifts and skills to reach out to children in need. We offer competitive salaries and other benefits to our staff based upon experience and positional responsibilities. If you feel that serving the Lord at Youth Haven is what you'd like to do, and you possess the servant heart, skills and qualifications required for this position, please fill out our online application. You may attach a resume and cover letter during the application process.