Dining Center Coordinator

Application Deadline: 2023-06-06
Job Type: County
Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to ensure meals are delivered and served to seniors at congregate dining centers and for the home delivered meal recipients.

** This is a part time position.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Ensures daily activities, speakers and discussions are coordinated.

• Serves meals and ensures home delivered meals are delivered.

• Prepares and updates meal participant lists for reservations and cancellations.

• Follows food safety and sanitation procedures including washing, calibrating thermometers and recording temperatures of food and refrigerators.

• Maintains daily cleanliness and sanitation of work area.

• Organizes and encourages social opportunities for clients.

• Assist in recruiting, training and overseeing volunteers who directly help this position, including coordinating the volunteers’ schedule.

• Completes and maintains all reports required by the nutrition program.

• Follow all data collection guidelines to ensure proper collection of required information for funding sources and agency guidelines when signing up participants and completing reports.

• Considers attendance habits and other factors in determining the number of meals to ensure the greatest quality and least waste.

• Conduct home delivered meal assessments, referring clients needing services to ADRC I&A workers.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities

• Orders supplies as needed.

• Cash handling.

• And other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Explain, demonstrate, and clarify to others established policies, procedures, and standards.

• Verbally and in writing with the elderly, disabled, volunteers, Post Office, community health agencies, department personnel, and the public.

• Ability to understand profit and loss statements.

• Adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, and calculating percentages, fractions, and decimals.

• Computer skills such as word processing and spreadsheets.

• Organizational and good customer service skills.

• Compare, count, differentiate, measure, sort, classify, compute, tabulate, and/or categorize data and/or information

• Assemble, copy, record, and transcribe data and/or information.

• Analyze data and information using established criteria to define consequences and consider and select alternatives.

• Apply functional and situational reasoning by exercising judgement, decisiveness, and creativity in everyday routine and non-routine situations.

• Use fine and gross motor skills to perform tasks such as operating a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator, and computer printer.

• Exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work, involving lifting, carrying, pushing, and pulling.


• Safe and comfortable in respects to violence, noise, and disease.

Required Working Hours

Standard working hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 am until 4:30 pm. Please note these hours are subject to change and additional hours may be needed or required. Compensation for additional hours beyond normal working hours are subject to applicable state and federal regulations.

Education and Experience Requirements

Required: High School diploma or equivalent

Licenses/Certifications: Valid Wisconsin Motor Vehicle License

Preferred: Experience with the elderly or disabled population

Any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.


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