Community Meals Assistant

Part time position, 21 hours/week

Wayside Food Programs is hiring a Community Meals Assistant to help with all aspects of our Community Meal preparation and delivery. Wayside's 13 free Community Meals are prepared in our central kitchen and delivered to 11 host sites in Portland and Westbrook each week. Wayside's Community Meals Program helps individuals and families receive nutritious meals in safe, community surroundings. Working closely with our local partners, we work hard to provide welcoming places where people can enjoy healthy meals and build community. The Community Meals Assistant will work with Wayside staff and volunteers to prepare and package meals, maintain a clean kitchen, and deliver to meal sites three days a week.

• Delivery of all Community Meals and tasks associated with the delivery of the meals
• Assist Wayside staff and volunteers in the kitchen with food prep, packing, and cleaning
• Perform other tasks in kitchen and warehouse as needed
Qualifications and experience:
• Clean driving record
• Ability to lift 50 lbs.
• Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
• Interest in food security and community building work
• Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
• Previous kitchen experience preferred, ServSafe certification is a plus
Proposed Schedule
Monday – 9-5
Tuesday – 9-3:30
Thursday – 9-3:30


To apply, please email cover letter, resume, and three references to Wayside's Resource Manager, Carly Milkowski: