Meal Site Manager – Richland

SALARY RANGE $16.50 – $21.94 Hourly                                LOCATION Richland, WA

JOB TYPE Part-Time (25 Hours), Hourly                                    DEPARTMENT Meals on Wheels

OPENING DATE 07/02/2024                                                        CLOSING DATE 07/09/2024 3:59 PM Pacific


Since 1974, Mid-Columbia Meals on Wheels has been meeting the social and nutritional needs of older adults in our community. We serve delicious and nutritious meals at eight different senior dining centers within Benton and Franklin counties, and volunteers deliver Meals on Wheels to the homebound elderly. 


Meals on Wheels is accepting applications for a part-time (25 Hours), Meal Site Manager who will be designated as “person in charge” per Washington State food code requirement.  The ideal candidate will be present during hours of operation and will manage meal site, demonstrate appropriate food safety knowledge, supervise the preparation, delivery, and service of meals in accordance with established standards of nutrition, health, and sanitation, and will ensure all workers follow safety regulations.  Perform administrative tasks in support of the food preparation process, including documentation and maintenance of records.  Promote a positive atmosphere and ensure services are made available in a courteous and professional manner.

(Any one position may not include all of the duties listed nor do the listed examples include all tasks which may be found in positions of this class).

  • Direct the set-up, preparation, presentation, serving/packing, and cleaning up of meals
  • Supervise and assign work schedules for meal site staff and volunteers
  • Be knowledgeable of all SLR program services and provide program participants service description and access information
  • Provide training to meal site staff and volunteers to include program goals, sanitary and safety standards, record keeping, and specific job duties
  • Ensure that food quality, portion control, safety, sanitation, and health standards are maintained
  • Other duties as required or assigned.


Required Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age with a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of experience in food service with a thorough knowledge of food preparation, operation of food service equipment, and maintaining health and sanitation standards
  • One year of supervisory experience
  • Bilingual preferred but not required
  • Valid Washington State Food Handler’s Card or the ability to obtain within 14 days of employment


As a team member at Senior Life Resources/Home Care Services, you’ll enjoy:

  • 1 sick hour earned for every 22 paid hours worked, accrued per year.  Note: the carry-over cap for this position is 720 hours.  Sick leave accrual begins on the date of hire.
  • 401 (k) retirement savings plan. In 2023, SLR offers up to a 3% match to the employee’s contribution. For example, a 2% contribution gets a 2% match from SLR, etc.  Contribution and matching to 401 (k) will occur after 1 year of service and 1000 hours of service.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP).  Chaplain Service provides emotional, cognitive, behavioral, and spiritual support.
  • Public Loan Forgiveness eligible employer (If you are employed by SLR, and meet the qualifying criteria, you may be eligible to receive student loan forgiveness under the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program.)
  • Same Day Pay Available with Tap Check Services
  • 4 Paid “Floating Time Off” Hours

Contact/application information:

You can view a complete job description here. To apply for the position, please apply here. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Open until filled.  First consideration will be given to applications received by Tuesday, July 9, 2024.

Thank you for your interest, and we look forward to your application!