Experience and Skills:
Experience and Training
Any equivalent combination of education and experience, which
demonstrates the knowledge, skills, and abilities required, will be
considered; however, the following is preferred:
High School diploma or GED and two years of experience in
community service that includes supervising others, plus six months
food handling experience.
Knowledge, Skill and Ability
Ability and willingness to support Agency mission, ethics and
Good interpersonal skills, including listening: ability and
willingness to work effectively with others; use of good judgment,
courtesy and tact, as well as the ability to understand and respond
to requests from internal and external clients, social service
professionals and/or the general public.
Knowledge of, and commitment to, rules governing client
confidentiality, mandatory reporting, provider records, and
Ability to work independently, organize and structure own work,
and exercise initiative.
Ability to understand and interpret applicable policies and
apply them to problem-solving and decision-making in order to serve
external and internal clients.
Ability to apply the required knowledge and skills in a timely,
accurate, and efficient manner to meet deadlines.
Ability to speak, read, write and understand English, and follow
verbal and written instruction.
Basic knowledge of and ability to utilize, basic technology,
such as voice mail, e-mail, word processing, and data entry.
Knowledge of or ability to learn the policies and procedures of
a Nutrition program.
Ability to interact effectively with elderly people and
Ability to maintain accurate records and reports.
Ability to supervise and coordinate meal site activities and
follow health and sanitation procedures.
Arithmetic skills and the ability to accurately account for
Ability to communicate program information to community groups,
verbally and in writing.
Familiarity with the local elderly population and knowledge of
Ability to represent the Agency in a professional manner and
commit to high standards of ethical behavior.
Possession of, or ability to obtain prior to hire, a current
food handler’s permit.
Ability to secure and maintain a driver’s license valid in the
state of Oregon.
Commitment to regular attendance as an essential element,
required to meet the demands of this job, and to provide necessary
Successful completion of a background check.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of
knowledge, skills, and abilities. To perform this job
successfully, the employee will possess the abilities or
aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.