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Job Title: Porter (Part-Time)
Date Posted: 06/13/2014
Location: Jamaica, New York
Division: Greater New York
Department: Family Shelters
Category: Janitorial

General Summary

The Employee will work under the supervision of The Corps Officer.The Employee must be able to function independently in the preparation of meals for the Soup Kitchen.


  • Prepare & Cook and serve food

  • Wash dishes and utensils according to sanitary practices.

  • Keep kitchen & storeroom, clean, sanitary and orderly condition, i.e., range, sink, refrigeration, cupboards, etc.

  • Keep kitchen equipment and utensils in good condition.

  • Place kitchen garbage in designated covered receptacle.

  • Drive EDS truck to and from assigned Feeding locations

  • Keep track of Soup Kitchen Stats (How many meals served, volunteer hrs. /Community Service hrs. Gifts & Kind)

  • Be willing and ready to pray for those in need

  • Inform the  Corps officer of any spiritual concerns

  • Keep simple inventory of food and household supplies on hand as needed.

  • Inform the Corps Officer of needed food supplies, repairs, and replacement of kitchen equipment and utensils.

  • Be responsible for storing or for supervising the storage of all food and household supplies.

                Other related duties, as assigned, consistent with the above.



  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Valid Driver’s License

  • Some work experience in related field (Food Preparations/Service and knowledge of proper food handling)

  • Must Be dependable and reliable

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 40 pounds

  • Must be physically able to function independently in preparing meals

Anyone interested in applying should contact Beverly Sharma at:

(P) 718-521-5080, (F) 718-917-8370 or

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