Food Service Coordinator – SAGE Center Harlem
SAGE is the world’s largest and oldest organization dedicated to improving the lives of LGBTQ+ older people. Founded in 1978 and headquartered in New York City, SAGE is a national organization that offers supportive services and consumer resources to LGBTQ+ older adults and their caregivers, advocates for public policy changes that address the needs of LGBTQ+ older people, provide education and technical assistance for aging providers and LGBTQ+ organizations through its National Resource Center on LGBTQ+ Aging, and cultural competence training through SAGECare.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the SAGE Harlem, Site Director, the Food Service Coordinator is responsible for food service operations at the SAGE’s Harlem Site in compliance with requirements established by the New York City Department for the Aging (DFTA) and Department of Health (DOH) for nutrition, sanitation, and safety. They must be able to interact respectfully with LGBTQ+ older adults and other SAGE personnel.
Receive weekday meals from caterer, properly store and coordinate congregate meal distribution with food service workers and volunteers, ensuring compliance with established nutrition, sanitation and safety standards
- Receive weekday meals from caterer, properly store and coordinate congregate meal distribution with food service workers and volunteers, ensuring compliance with established nutrition, sanitation and safety
- Estimate daily or weekly needs for food service to be communicated to caterer
- Create, in conjunction with SAGE food handlers, caterer, and DFTA nutritionist a 6-month menu cycle for SAGE Harlem. –
- Maintain up-to-date and audit-ready food service records at all times including: Daily meal count, Tallies from caterer Inventory temperature logs Self-inspection checklist, Preventive maintenance checklist, Weekly submission of catering check requests, Monitor and re-order kitchen supply levels of detergents, disposables, and washable dinner utensils, and Reconcile supply invoices
- Order food for special events and occasional weekend and holiday meals
- Coordinate the Food Pantry program at SAGE Harlem and ensure compliance with the Food Bank of NYC
- Utilizing the food bank online portal to place orders
- Completing check requests in a timely manner
- Ensuring proper storage of received food items
- Maintaining up-to-date inventory and movement records of individual items
- Facilitating monthly pantry program
- Logging participant numbers with Feed NYC
- Facilitate quarterly Menu Planning Committee meetings
- Perform other duties as assigned
- High School Diploma
- Some college preferred in hospitality or nutrition
- Must hold a New York City Department of Health food handlers’ certificate
- 1- 2 years experience in preparing and serving food in a nutrition program
- Principles and best practices of food service
- Use and care of institutional kitchen equipment and utensils.
- Procedures used in ordering, receiving, storing, and inventorying food and
- Health and safety rules pertaining to food establishments, including nutritional and sanitation r regulations.
- Customer service/interpersonal skills
Reports to: Site Director
Status: Full-Time / Nonexempt / 35 hours/week salaried position
Salary Range: $33,803-$42,253
Location: SAGE Harlem, Older Adult Center (OAC)
Schedule: Frequently 9:30– 5:30 pm, Monday – Friday; Regular schedule variances to occur in accordance with program need, including and not limited to evening or holiday programming, outside trips, or other events
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