Food Services Coordinator

Company Details

Date Posted: 

March 15, 2023


Belleville, ON



8am-12pm Monday to Friday



Job Duties & Responsibilities:

Create a warm and hospitable environment for residents, visitors, clients, and other stakeholders through the provision of food services

Develop and coordinate a rotating monthly food service plan and menu for breakfast, lunch, and evening meals

Work cooperatively with clinical staff to learn about the unique dietary requirements of residents

Identify and meet the unique food service needs or requests of residents at the Stan Klemencic Care Centre

Coordinate the preparation of foods for special events including but not limited to training, meetings, and holiday meals

Sensitive and accommodating to cultural dietary preferences

Maintain a safe and sanitary environment ensuring compliance with food handling and food inspection standards and requirements

Ensure that the required foods and supplies are available by maintaining the required food inventory, including ordering/purchasing groceries, and working within set budgetary constraints

Source and purchase food and supplies in an economically responsible manner, and in accordance with charitable and nonprofit culture

Manage fluctuating inventory requirements and dietary needs as per Hospice Quinte timelines and requirements

Work in coordination with other Hospice Quinte staff to maintain an adequate inventory of kitchen supplies and cleaning products

Clean and maintain kitchen and food preparation equipment with care

Develop and update food services policies and procedures

Maintain good documentation and record-keeping

Assist the Community Hospice Coordinator in recruiting and scheduling kitchen volunteers

Work well, and in a positive, cooperative, and appreciative manner with volunteers

Supervise and train kitchen volunteers

Ensure instructions are provided for volunteers preparing food (meals or baking)

Ensure kitchen volunteers are following food handling and safety standards

Participate and contribute to encourage and support activities which promote effective team functioning throughout Hospice Quinte

Participate in assigned Hospice Quinte activities, events, and committees

Demonstrate appropriate boundaries with staff, volunteers, clients, and members of the community

Attend meetings, conferences, and training as required


1-2 years of work experience

High school diploma or equivalent 

Post-secondary education in Food Services or Culinary Management an asset

Current Food Safety Handling Certificate, valid in the province of Ontario or willingness to complete within 1 month of hire

Work experience and/or related training in the food service industry including but not limited to menu preparation, ordering, inventory, quantity food preparation, serving and clean-up

Knowledge of food safety standards and requirements including but not limited to Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and Safe Food program

Ability to stand for much of the shift and lift and carry up to 25 kilograms

Experience working with a volunteer workforce and/or healthcare food service experience is an asset

Excellent interpersonal skills

Ability to build strong professional relationships and facilitate teamwork

Ability to manage multiple workplace demands through strong organizational, prioritization, and time management skills

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficient in use of Microsoft Office, email, and other general office computer systems and equipment

How to apply:

Apply with resume to