Craig's Doors--A Home Association, Inc.
256 North Pleasant Street
Amherst, MA 01002
Our mission is to provide safe, caring shelter for people who are homeless while we work to develop supportive housing. We help build an improved quality of life for those who are without a home. Craig’s Doors is committed to empowering our guests to improve the quality of their lives through the creation of safe, respectful shelter and housing. Our seasonal shelter for people who have no home is Craig’s Place, operates from November 1 through April 30.
|Salary Range:||Location:||$10+ Per Hour||AMHERST MA|
|Job Type:||Category:||Part Time||Human Services|
|Education Level:||Work Experience:|
|High School or Equivalent|
Preference: Nice to have
|Craig’s Doors provides warmth, safety, help, and hope to about 180 individuals throughout the frigid winter weather, and we need a solid team to share in our purpose. We are looking for candidates who can excel in our Kitchen Staff position. It is imperative that those who apply are adaptive, committed, attentive, and able to think creatively. Every staff member should strive to build positive, supportive relationships with our guests. On the job training is provided (this includes ServSafe).|
Key skills we value are: reliability, attention to detail, organization and cleanliness, staying calm under pressure, compassion, commitment, leadership, time management, multi-lingual capabilities, creativity in the kitchen, the ability to work independently or with a group, and customer service experience.
Kitchen Staff will prepare and serve dinner for our guests each night (8:30pm-11:30pm); this includes preparation, cooking, and clean up according to ServSafe standards. Using a combination of donated food and our own supplies, staff will create nutritious, hearty meals accessible to all. Additionally, staff are expected to oversee anywhere from 1-5 volunteers, and maintain the cleanliness of the kitchen space, which is used by several other programs.
All Craig's Doors Staff will be expected to record nightly occurrences in our shift log. Candidates should be punctual, proactive, and passionate. We want your unique experiences and perspective to shine when building your relationships with guests!