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Ransom / Sargent County Assistant

    • Job Tracking ID: 512950-753174
    • Job Location: Ransom/Sargent Counties, ND
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: Any
    • Date Updated: January 12, 2021
    • Years of Experience: Less Than 1 Year
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Salary Range: DOE
    • Job Status: FT-benefited
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Job Description:

Primary duties of this position will be to assist with the administration of services in Ransom and Sargent counties and to assist cooks with meal preparation and site operations. In addition, this person will act as a sub cook for other locations throughout Ransom and Sargent counties. Additional duties could include driving transportation vehicle. This position will work primarily at the Valley Senior Service office in Lisbon.

Essential Functions 

Meal Sites:

  • Assist cook and/or serve meals including cleanup and paperwork.
  • Act as fill in substitute cook as needed
  • Clean meal preparation and serving areas according to health standards, follow a monthly, weekly, and daily cleaning schedule on kitchen equipment. Deliver commodities to remote clients as needed
  • Deliver information, meals, frozen meals or other supplies to sites as needed
  • Assist with registration for congregate and home delivered meals
  • Assist with daily receipting of meal program income and prepare deposit
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent

  Transportation:

  • Substitute driver for county transit as needed
  • Answer incoming transportation calls and schedule appropriately
  • Assist in distribution of VSS printed materials
  • Assist in accurate record keeping of all rides and money
  • Always ensure passenger comfort and safety while driving
  • Assist passengers with items they may have purchased
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent

 General Office:

  • Greet persons entering office in a friendly manner and direct to appropriate staff
  • Answer phone calls and direct calls with a courteous and professional manner
  • Provide clerical and administrative support as necessary and needed
  • Assist with monthly reports as needed
  • Periodically check the lending program and send out late notices if needed
  • Performs related duties as assigned or apparent

 Other Functions

  • Coordinating frozen meals on wheels delivery
  • Assisting cook with kitchen duties
  • Recording annual Fund Drive information and deposits donations
  • Distribution of Home Delivered Meal donation notices.
  • Charting and depositing of meal donations
  • Coordinating pickup and delivery of adaptive equipment
  • Delivery of commodity food and food baskets
  • Delivery of Meals on Wheels
  • Coordinate volunteers for the Home Delivered Meal Program

Experience and Skills:

Requirements: 

  • Ability to develop rapport and communicate with older individuals
  • Knowledge of ethics and ability to maintain confidentiality on all situations pertaining to client matters.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with stakeholders, including employees and the general public.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and persuasively using correct grammar, spelling and punctuation with ability to communicate one-on-one or in group settings.
  • Ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and organization.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Proficiency in software programs including Microsoft Office programs.
  • Mature professional attitude and considerable discretion, including ability to manage confidential information.
  • Ability to perform with considerable independence and initiative.
  • Ability to manage multiple programs and meet deadlines including problem solving, collaboration, decision making and ability to analyze diverse facts and develop clear and concise reports and recommendations.
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and radical customer service. Live the company core values of; passion, intentional leadership, sincerity and solution engineers.
  • Ability to Cook and stand for several hours
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work schedule
  • Ability to perform work with a high degree of accuracy and organization. Ability to work cooperatively with others.
  • Ability to commute to the various meals sites within the area as well as accommodating a flexible work schedule.
  • Ability to perform with considerable independence and initiative.
  • Ability to speak and write clearly, concisely and persuasively using correct grammar, spelling and punctuation with ability to communicate one-on-one or in group settings.
  • Maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management, and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork and radical customer service.

Education/Experience:

  • Prior work experience in a restaurant/food service setting is desirable along with previous experience working with computers.
  • The ability and the desire to work with senior citizens are required.
  • Valid driver's license and reliable transportation