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Kitchen Stewards support the worship ministry of the church by providing food and beverage hospitality on Sunday mornings and during important programs throughout the church year. They assure that the kitchen and adjacent service areas are clean and ready for ministry after each day of worship or major program event.
- Participate in monthly planning meetings with the Director of Hospitality Ministries to set the work schedule and keep the kitchen inventory.
- Communicate proactively about availability for work and work with the DHM to assure that all shifts are covered.
- Serve coffee and other refreshments from approximately 8:15 am to 12:30 pm during the program year. During the summer, coffee service is from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm.
- Set out mugs, sugar, spoons, cream, etc. according to instruction by the Director of Hospitality Ministry
- Set up, monitor, and clean up for hospitality programs that run between and during worship services, especially in the 10 am hour on Sundays
- Maintain cleanliness of kitchen during and after major programs so that the space is always ready for ministry.
- Significant cleanup responsibilities include but are not limited to: emptying trash after worship services, wipeing down kitchen and service counters and tables in the fellowship hall, washing dishes, cleaning refrigerators and freezers, disposing of food, composting of coffee grounds, cleaning stoves, cleaning the coffee grinder, sweeping and mopping in the kitchen and fellowship hall, light bathroom cleaning.
- Kitchen Stewards are responsible to make sure the main bathrooms in the fellowship hall are serviceable on Sunday mornings and during major programs, so they may need to clean sinks, empty trash, replenish paper towels or toilet paper, etc.
- Occasionally maintain cleanliness of downstairs kitchenette when it is used for programming.
- Maintain inventory of kitchen and cleaning supplies.
- Provide kitchen service for memorial services as needed, typically scheduled midday on weekdays and Saturdays.
- Provide kitchen service for special programs and meetings of the church, typically held on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.
Attention to Detail: Consistently attends to the many small pieces which must be assembled into an organized whole; follows up on missing or out of balance items; resolves unanswered questions needed to address a problem; keeps the larger picture in mind while tending to the smallest of details.
Initiative: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and energetic about worthwhile activities
Verbal Communication: Is able to deliver a message clearly, articulately and with appropriate emotion; demonstrates communication styles appropriate to the situation at hand; adjusts the message, without losing the essence of the message, depending upon the circumstance and the listener.
Helping Orientation: Demonstrates concern for and attends to the needs of the congregation’s internal and external constituents; projects a sense of empathy and understanding when dealing with members and friends of the congregation; is able and willing to supply answers and resources that others finds satisfying.
Team Orientation: demonstrates interest, skill and success in team environments; promotes group goals ahead of personal agendas; steps up to offer self as a resource to other members of the team; understands and supports the importance of teamwork; shares credit for success with others, takes responsibility for his or her part in team failures.