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Project Angel food

JOB AND INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Project Angel Food prepares and delivers healthy meals to feed people impacted by serious illness, bringing comfort and hope every day. We cook and deliver over 1,000,000 nutritious meals each year, free of charge, to the homes of men, women, and children affected by life-threatening illnesses. Our vital food and nutrition services, including medically tailored meals and nutritional counseling, help underserved people throughout Los Angeles County who are too sick to shop or cook for themselves. Please see below for our current job and internship opportunities.
FULL-TIME CHEF

Job Summary:

The Chef is responsible for daily meal production and kitchen work assignment for Project Angel Food.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and assist in the production of meals including prep, cooking and packaging meals.
  • Direct the proper opening, set up, and closing of the kitchen on a daily basis.
  • Supervise staff and volunteers in maintaining kitchen hygiene and food safety in accordance with the agency Quality Assurance Manual.
  • Supervision and orientation and work of volunteers in the kitchen.
  • Preparation of food for in house meetings and other functions.
  • Responsible for the overall management of the kitchen at least one day per week including completion of daily food production schedule.
  • Delegation of work assignments to volunteers, chef trainees, kitchen assistants and dishwashers.

Abilities, Skills, and Qualifications

 

  • Culinary and food hygiene skills for volume meal production.
  • 1-2 years experience in high volume food production, such as schools or hospitals.
  • Ability to supervise and delegate work to staff and volunteers.
  • Able to endure physically demanding work such as lifting, standing, preparing, and cooking food for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work well in fast paced environment with a diverse team of staff and volunteers.
  • Ability to work Sundays and holidays as needed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • SafeServ certified.

Salary

 

  • $17.50 hourly rate.

Terms and Benefits

  • Full-time, temporary with possibility of continued employment. 
  • non-exempt position
  • Full comprehensive medical benefits. Employer-provided health (HMO) and life insurance with optional dental and vision insurance. After 6 months employment.
  • Credit Union.
  • Employer match of 403(b) after one year of employment.
  • Two weeks paid vacation. After 6 months employment.
  • 12 days paid company holidays.
  • Sick pay.

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To apply, email resume and cover letter to hrdepartment@angelfood.org.

 

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Project Angel Food is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages and accepts job applications from all sectors of the community.

BI-LINGUAL, FULL-TIME CLIENT SERVICES COORDINATOR

Job Summary

A Client Services Coordinator is responsible for the intake and recertification processes and for the day-to-day work of responding to inquiries from clients and their caregivers, coordinating deliveries, and collaborating with other departments. The position is part of the Client Services department, reporting to the Client Services Manager.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Excellent administrative support and customer service, including answering phones and email, data entry, and problem-solving.
  • Compassionately processing applications from potential clients. Conducting telephonic intake interviews. Recertifying clients. Client outreach. Making and receiving referrals.
  • Responding accurately, promptly, and sensitively to questions and concerns from clients, their caregivers, and their medical and social work support teams.
  • Obtaining and communicating information regarding deliveries to ensure successful daily delivery of food.  
  • Promptly entering data into the electronic records, including of each client interaction, and maintaining accurate and complete files. Helping to collect, maintain, and provide information for compliance, communications, and grants.
  • Assisting in specific periodic projects, such as holiday toys and meals.
  • Periodically representing Project Angel Food at public functions. Participating in occasional agency events.
  • Abiding by applicable privacy laws and policies.
  • Showing a friendly and compassionate clients-first attitude. Professionally collaborating with other departments.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Abilities, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Successful experience in an office-based customer service position.
  • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish, with excellent verbal and written communication skills in both languages.
  • Social work case management experience preferred.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Professional, friendly demeanor and ability to interact sensitively and compassionately with clients who live with critical illness.
  • Attention to detail and follow-through. Ability to multitask and prioritize.  Flexibility in day-to-day assignments and work.  
  • Ability to positively represent Project Angel Food publicly.
  • Computer proficiency, particularly with the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and with data entry.
  • Someone who is energized by and passionate about Project Angel Food’s mission -- providing nutritious food and love to people who are critically ill.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Salary                                        

  •   $17.50 hourly rate

Terms and Benefits

  • Full-time, non-exempt position
  • Employer-provided health (HMO)and life insurance
  • Optional dental and vision insurance, credit union, 403(b) plan
  • Employer match of 403(b) after one year of employment
  • Paid vacation and sick time

To apply, email resume and cover letter to hrdepartment@angelfood.org. 

Project Angel Food is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages and accepts job applications from all sectors of the community.

Full-Time Driver

Job Summary

Project Angel Food prepares and delivers healthy meal to people impacted by serious illness, bringing comfort and hope every day. Our drivers are responsible for delivering these meals to over 2,300 clients every week in throughout Los Angeles County.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver meals to clients on all routes that have been assigned
  • Communicating with dispatch manager ,supervisors and client services department any problems with routes, deliveries and reporting client concerns.
  • Keep accurate records of meals, mileage, hours and other Dispatch paperwork performing basic van and equipment maintenance.
  • Following the best practices for safety, both on the road and while loading and unloading the van.

Abilities, Skills, and Qualifications

  • Valid California driver’s license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, experience driving and reliable transportation.
  • Excellent vision and hand-eye coordination to stay safe while driving.
  • Excellent knowledge of Los Angeles County and familiarity with using navigation systems.
  • Knowledge of how to handle materials, such as food or items.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Sensitivity to persons suffering with various critical illnesses.
  • Time management to ensure deliveries are made.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods, walk long distances and regularly lift or move items up to 30 to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work during regular delivery hours (Monday– Friday 7:00 am – 2:00 pm).
  • Ability to work occasional Sunday or holiday shifts as needed.
  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

Salary

  • $18.00 hourly rate

Terms and Benefits

  • Full-time, non-exempt position
  • Employer-provided health (HMO) and life insurance
  • Optional dental and vision insurance, credit union, 403(b) plan
  • Employer match of 403(b) after one year of employment
  • Paid vacation and sick time

 

 

To apply, email resume and cover letter to hrdepartment@angelfood.org.

 

Project Angel Food is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages and accepts job applications from all sectors of the community.

Full-Time Temporary Kitchen Assistant

Job Summary

The Kitchen Assistant is responsible for assembling food product containers and packaging, and maintaining the kitchen and related facilities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for assembling food product containers and packaging in the correct manner.
  • Seal and label containers with the appropriate materials with product information.
  • Assists with organizing serving stations, cupboards, refrigerators, and other assigned areas.
  • Assists in maintaining kitchen supplies.
  • Ensures work areas remain safe, clean, and orderly, adhering to all company, local, and state guidelines regarding health, safety, and sanitation.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills, Abilities and Qualification

  • Certified in Food Safety and Food Handler.
  • Ability to understand and follow directions.
  • Ability to understand and meet kitchen standards for health, safety, and excellence.  
  • Ability to remain alert and focused in an environment that is noisy and fast-paced.
  • Detail-oriented and thorough.  
  • Have experience with performing repetitive tasks with efficiency and ease.
  • Highschool diploma or equivalent required.  
  • Prolonged periods of walking or standing.
  • Must be able to lift, carry, and place up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to work days, nights, weekends, and/or holidays as needed.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, and wipe frequently.  
  • Must frequently immerse hands in water.
  • Must be able to work in a hot and damp environment.

Salary

  • $16.00 hourly rate

Terms and benefits

  • Temporary employment with possible permanent status.
  • Full-time Hours, non-exempt position, work hours are subject to change.
  • Paid sick time in accordance with agency policy

To apply, email resume and cover letter to hrdepartment@angelfood.org.

Project Angel Food is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages and accepts job applications from all sectors of the community.

Part-Time Temp. Driver

Job Title:  Part-Time Temp. Driver 

Department:  Dispatch

Reports to:  Dispatch Manager

 

Job Summary

The Part-Time Temp. Driver is responsible for delivering meals to Project Angel Food clients

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Deliver meals to clients on all routes that have been assigned
  • Report any problems with routes, deliveries and reporting client concerns
  • Keep accurate records of mileage, hours and other Dispatch paperwork
  • Maintain van and equipment

 

Skills and Abilities

  • Valid California driver’s license, clean driving record, proof of insurance, experience driving and reliable transportation
  • Excellent knowledge of Los Angeles County
  • Sensitivity to persons suffering with various critical illnesses
  • Ability to sit for extended periods, walk long distances and regularly lift or move items up to 30 to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work during regular delivery hours(Monday – Friday 7:00am – 2:00 pm)
  • Ability to work occasional Sunday or holiday shifts as needed
  • Strong interpersonal skills

Salary Range

$16.25

Terms and Benefits

Part-time, Temporary, non-exempt position. Potential for future permanent or full-time work. Paid sick time as specified by the City of Los Angeles Paid Sick Leave Law.

Project Angelfood is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from all sectors of the community.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $16.25 per hour