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Kitchen Assistant - York

Kitchen Assistant - York

Job ID 
Senior LIFE York
Posted Date 
Regular Part-Time
Education Level 
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Experience Needed 
1-3 years
Salary Info 
Based on Experience

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Senior LIFE is an innovative home and community based Medicare and Medicaid funded program which provides all-inclusive healthcare services and support to seniors living in the community. Senior LIFE makes it possible for seniors to remain at home, enjoying the comfort and reassurance of familiar surroundings while receiving the care they need.  Senior LIFE staff live the mission of the program.  Our team is committed to partnering with our seniors to remain at home through promoting open communication and shared decision making while providing excellent care and services.


As part of this exciting expansion, Senior LIFE seeks a hardworking, dedicated and compassionate Member Assistant who, in conjunction with the Kitchen Manager, will prepare meals and assist members with eating and cleanup. As a core member of the kitchen staff, the Member Assistant will have many important responsibilities including:


  • Assisting in meal preparation and service
  • Setting tables, setting up and serving trays, and pouring beverages
  • Assisting during meal times, as needed, and visiting members in dining areas
  • Cleaning up dining, dietary and day rooms before and after meal services
  • Ensuring safe, responsible use of food preparation and service equipment, plus storage after use  
  • Sanitizing work spaces following meal preparation


In this hands-on position, the Member Assistant will work with  LIFE Center staff, as well as with elderly members who may require special assistance. Compassion, a positive attitude and a desire to help others is important to this role, as is the ability to effectively communicate special requests and concerns from staff, members and families.


All applicants should have a high school diploma or GED, plus at least one year’s experience working with geriatric patients, plus work in a food service and/or preparation role. Final candidate will be required to pass an adult CPR course, if he/she is not already certified.



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