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Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese Senior Center Assistant in Chicago, Illinois

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS* of the position are detailed below, and include any physical requirements below that.

  1. Provides clerical support to the Senior Center Manager.2. Complies with food safety and sanitation guidelines according to local, state, and federal guidelines for assigned location.3. Receives food from caterer each morning and ensures the quantity received matches what was ordered.4. Measures the temperature of the food upon receipt and at prescribed intervals throughout the day and documents temperature findings.5. Ensures meals are served at the correct times and at the correct temperature for consumption.6. Provides assistance with events/activities that occur at the Senior Center.7. Provides receptionist support by greeting participants and assisting participants, as needed.8. Ensures compliance with all agency/programmatic policies and procedures, professional standards, and external requirements of all relevant regulatory, licensing or accrediting bodies while performing job duties.9. In the absence of the Senior Center Manager, assigns work to volunteers and part-time staff.

PLEASE NOTE* Essential functions include all other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

X Kneel and move from sitting, bending, kneeling or standing multiple times a day.

X Climb up and down up to flights of stairs at a time.

X Lift up to 25 pounds

X Push and pull objects up to 25 pounds.

Additional requirements:

OTHER REQUIREMENTS* Comply with program and/or Agency requirements related to (check all that apply)

X Background check. including any program specific requirements

Driver's License and reliable transportation.

Agency-specified automobile insurance

Physical examination

Drug Testing

TB Testing

Additional Requirements:

Immediate Supervisor: Senior Center Manager

Directly Supervises: N/A

Indirectly Supervises: Volunteer and kitchen part-time staff



Preferred: High School

Minimum: GED


Preferred: 3 Years

in food service industry preferably in Senior Facility setting

Minimum: 1-2 Years

in food service industry


Preferred: Valid Food Sanitation Certificate

Minimum: Must acquire Food Sanitation Certificate within 3 months of hire date