Mennonite Home Communities Food Service Worker (MH) in Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Currently hiring for: FT and PT various shifts (days, evenings); Alternating weekends and holidays required.:


The Food Service Worker is responsible to maintain a clean, sanitary kitchen area, to assist in maintaining the stock and refrigerator areas, dishwashing areas and to serve resident meals in a friendly, professional and timely manner. To ensure all food assembled is in conformance with prescribed diet.


  • Resident Service- Practices a resident-centered focus. Creating an environment of compassion by acknowledging and respecting the individuality of each resident.
  • Accountability- Takes responsibility for own actions and monitors personal performance to ensure quality resident care and quality services. Follows department’s and organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Communication- Practices expressing oneself effectively and respectfully. Also listens well, gives and receives feedback, uses constructive criticism and helps to resolve conflicts.
  • Teamwork- Being open to learning from each other and celebrating and creating community together. Cooperates and partners with fellow team members to accomplish goals and shared purposes. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • The ability to accept responsibility and follow through with instructions accurately and efficiently.

  • The ability to work cooperatively with all staff.
  • The ability to be flexible; good time management skills.
  • The ability to operate various kitchen equipment.
  • Responsible for pouring juices, coffee, hot and cold water.
  • Responsible for refilling condiments.
  • Responsible to prepare, dish, and serve food based on menu items.
  • Responsible for setting, clearing and washing tables.
  • Responsible to document temperatures.
  • Responsible to assist residents with selection of food or opening of packages.
  • Responsible to wash, clean and store all items from the dishroom.
  • Responsible to replenish necessary supplies; to put away stock and rotate stock, as needed.
  • Responsible to empty all garbage and clean cans after emptying.
  • Responsible assist co-workers when appropriate and necessary.
  • Responsible to complete any additional duties as directed.
  • Responsible to perform duties in a competent manner and in conformance with governing regulations such as the Department of Health or Department of Human Services. OTHER FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible to adhere to resident rights with an emphasis on confidentiality.

  • Able to communicate with various age groups in a friendly and gracious manner.
  • Awareness of and adherence to Mennonite Home, Inc. dress code.
  • Responsible to be available for work in a call-in or emergency situation.
  • Employee has completed annual compliance and HIPAA training and exhibits behavior as set forth by the code of conduct in the performance of their duties.
  • Mandatory training requirements completed as assigned. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/JOB RELATIONSHIPS:

  • High School diploma is preferred.

  • The Food Service Worker is responsible to the Dining Service Supervisors.
  • The Food Service Worker also relates to the Director of Dining Services and the Operations Manager.