Food Service Generalist

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-595717
    • Job Location: Milwaukee , WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Part-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: February 15, 2018
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Less than 20
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Job Description:

Job Summary:

Responsible for food services, as well as, planning, organizing, and implementing

programs/activities for members.  Provides leadership, supervision, and development of daily

activities.  Provides direct service to members.

Job Responsibilities:

Prepares clubroom and kitchen for food program which includes setting up tables, making sure there are adequate garbage cans and preparing serving area.

Cleans clubroom and kitchen when food program is completed.  Sweeps floor and mops when necessary.  Takes garbage to the dumpster.  Cleans utensils and pans from the caterer.

Works cooperatively with all staff to assure quality activities and programs are promotes and supervised for youth programs, to include but not limited to arts & crafts, field trips, game room, health, goal-setting activities, and physical education.

Supervises the care and maintenance of equipment, supplies, and materials.

Records and maintains accurate data of members served daily.

Sends data reports as required by food service provider.

Tracks member participation in assigned program by taking attendance, submitting attendance rosters, and documents results and progress of participants.

Establishes consistent rules and enforces policy of taking names of no-one-over the age of 18.

Serves food to members in accordance with the food service program and Club policies and procedures.

Assists in problem solving of conflicts that occur between youth.

Assists and participates in activities, programs, field trips and outings for members as needed.

Encourages emotional, social, and educational growth of individual members.

Provides guidance and direction to members in the areas of academic success, healthy lifestyles, and civic and community engagement.

Must participate in required trainings by the Club, County, State, and/or funders.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel.  The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Experience and Skills


Serve as a positive role model who will show concern, fairness, and enthusiasm.  Must be self-motivated, punctual, and reliable.

Must be able to work cooperatively with others

Able to demonstrate and gain the respect and confidence of members ages 4-18.

Possess leadership skills and maintain a cheerful attitude.Knowledgeable in development characteristic (social, emotional, and physical) of children ages 4-18.


High School Diploma or equivalency required


Background in Child Development and comparable techniques.

This person should be at least 19 years old and possess a variety of experiences working with youth.  Areas of emphasis could include: Physical Education, Arts & Crafts, and Playground Supervision.

Must possess experience in working with youth between the ages of 4-18 in a group setting.

Within 6 months of hire:

BGCGM mandatory training in record-keeping and other food program policies and procedures


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