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Kitchen Assistant

We are looking to hire a dedicated and reliable Kitchen Assistant to the Chef. Must possess ServSafe certification or other types of food handler’s certificate or willing to obtain a certificate if one is not readily available. If you have limited experience or have been out of the workforce we will provide training to the right person who has a passion for cooking and working in the food service industry.

To be successful as a Kitchen Assistant, you should exercise exceptional time management and ensure that all duties are completed in a timely manner. Ultimately, an outstanding Kitchen Assistant should be able to comply with all food health and safety regulations.

Primary Responsibilities:
– Duties include the assisting with and/or preparation of breakfast, lunch, and snacks for up to 100 people per meal per day
– Maintaining a clean kitchen, refrigerators, freezer, and storeroom is a must
– Perform all washing and cleaning duties required in the kitchen to include removing the garbage and following a cleaning schedule
– Properly cleaning and sanitizing all food preparation areas according to established standards of hygiene
– Washing, sanitizing, and appropriately storing all cooking appliances, and instruments, utensils, cutting boards, and dishes
– Assisting the Chef with the preparation of meal ingredients which includes washing, peeling, cutting, and chopping of fruit, vegetables, poultry, and meat
– Sweeping and mopping the kitchen floors as well as wiping down kitchen appliances and walls
– Assisting with checking in and unloading of delivered food supplies
– Organizing and correctly storing food supplies
– Cooking from scratch with the ability to read and follow a recipe accurately
– Perform any other duties as assigned

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Part-time Coordinator of Client Engagement for ReEstablish Richmond

ReEstablish Richmond connects our newest neighbors to life-building tools and resources to ensure that their integration into the community is a positive and empowering experience. We are seeking a Coordinator of Client Engagement. This role will assess the needs of refugee and immigrant clients and connect them to resources they need to meet their educational, health, social, and vocational goals.

For a job description and information about how to apply, visit: https://www.reestablishrichmond.org/job-opportunities

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Administrative Office Assistant

This position supports FMS Administration, staff, and families with a variety of needs, including morning check-in for students, social media and online cloud document creation and/or maintenance as needed, email and phone communications, assistance with student enrollment and the application process, general licensing paperwork and non-profit organizational support as needed.
Our ideal candidate is proficient in use of Apple, Microsoft and Google formats, virtual and in-person meeting and event logistics, and a potential to learn grant-writing and help with fundraising efforts. This role is crucial to our small non-profit and will provide support to the Director and the organization. After careful training and onboarding, this role demands high reliability in accuracy of task completion and clear and honest communication about ongoing tasks and projects to ensure organizational success. Every person’s role and responsibilities are expected to be fulfilled to the best of ability so that others may also be successful in their duties.
Paid remote training to occur while new employee completes required TB testing, First Aid/CPR classes, and successful background checks. (New employee must have access to reliable wi-fi for remote work – free and reliable solutions available upon request.)
Job responsibilities include:
• Input data to maintain and update weekly tuition logs and invoices for Director
• Become familiar with brightwheel software for parent messages, school announcements, daily check-in and out, and school invoicing.
• Help students to check-in to the school daily in the morning, greeting families, taking temperatures and recording required health checks in brightwheel software.
• Handle regular and daily email communications
• Answer incoming phone calls and emails, provide excellent customer service and take detailed messages
• Serve as a first point of contact and resource for families and the inquiring public, referring to Director as appropriate.
• Data Entry: update and maintain data in a variety of documents and spreadsheets
• Assist the Director with organization of tasks to ensure successful completion of responsibilities and tasks
• Assist with creation and maintenance of student and school files as needed and as directed by Director and per school and state policies
• Assist in coordination of school events, virtual and in-person.
• Follow all school, state, and federal policies as applicable
• Maintain organizational confidentiality in accordance with all terms
• Assist with monthly safety drills, emergency preparedness plan and/or other mandated safety requirements as needed
• Providing kind and considerate customer service to families with a wide range of family income
• Providing administrative support to Director and organizational support to staff as needed.
• Ability to take inventory of existing materials to order, purchase, and acquire materials as needed and/or requested by the Director.
• Ability to add items as needed to online organizational wish lists
• Upon request from the Director, be able to assist with hiring process through providing paperwork to potential applicants, helping to arrange interviews and follow-up as needed with both the applicant and Director regarding the process
• Manage digital photo library and take photographs as needed for website, newsletter, social media, etc.
• Regular use of Canva to post updates to social media and minor updates to drag-and-drop website
• Arrange field trips and or in-house educational guests as needed
• Assist with coordination of both existing volunteer needs and opportunities and with the creation of new events/opportunities for FMS families and the public
• Arrange, format and help publish a monthly digital newsletter
• Research and provide the Board with possible grant writing opportunities that may help further the school’s mission (Given the part-time nature of the position and if time allows, assist to write said grants in partnership with the Director and/or Board)
• Familiarization of daily operations of school and needs of Director
• Attention to cost-saving methods that are in alignment with non-profit organizational needs
• To understand that the Director will need to approve and/or review all above tasks until the applicant has an understanding of the organizational structure, position role and responsibilities, and a solid handle of tasks and workload. This will involve daily task check-ins, daily upkeep of “to-do” lists, and daily review of completed tasks.
• TO understand that the first three months will serve as a probation period where applicants’ ability to fulfill duties and responsibilities will be up for review and consideration at three months from hire to determine that both applicant and FMS are satisfied with employment arrangements and to discuss potential for full-time hours.

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Digital & Information Support Assistant

Provide digital, operational and administrative support for Donate Life America (DLA) staff and programs to include but not limited to the following:
1) Manage DLA’s webinar and meeting platform (currently Zoom) account serving as technical lead on the monthly webinar

2) Manage DLA’s eMarketing platform (currently MailChimp) account to include:
• Creating emails to the DLA Community
• Supporting Staff Writer on publication of DLA Insider as needed
• Maintaining distribution lists
• Monitoring email performance metrics and making recommendations for improvement

3) Provide database management support for Salesforce to include:
• Pulling distribution lists
• Conducting periodic research
• Updating organization and individual contact records
• Approving new community members

4) Annual Conference Support
• Coordinate speakers for DLA Annual Conference
• Work with Annual Conference lead to plan for onsite audio visual needs.
• Provide miscellaneous conference support as assigned.

5) Coordinate Contributor Acknowledgements and Exhibiting Activities
• Updating of DLA contributor database, draft and mail acknowledgment and contributions monthly.
• Coordinate DLA conference exhibiting to include:
• Registering DLA and appropriate staff for industry conferences (as outlined by VP of Partnerships & Philanthropy)
• Coordinating with attending staff to register for booths
• Order furniture and services
• Track DLA giveaway items
• Pack and ship materials and re-inventory upon return.

6) Other Data Collection Support
• Support with mid and end year data follow up, collection and organization to include outreach to Donate Life State Team data contacts, database summary preparation, and data cleansing.

7) Website Updates and Support
• Conduct content updates as needed for DLA related websites

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Assistant Director, Donor Engagement

The mission of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations (DAR) is to maximize philanthropic support by engaging stakeholders with our institution working in partnership with all VCU schools, programs and campuses as one development and alumni relations community and implementing the best practices and efficient strategies to achieve a comprehensive development program. Donor engagement plays a key role in furthering this mission and is essential as VCU builds toward its next fundraising campaign. The Assistant Director, Donor Engagement will plan, organize and execute donor-centered programs to engage donors and foster lasting connections that result in maintaining and increasing a philanthropic pipeline.

In this role you will:
-Serve as DAR’s subject matter expert and resource on stewardship usage of Ovrture, a digital donor proposal and endowment reporting platform
-Develop, plan and execute annual endowment donor stewardship efforts for the VCU Foundation, School of Business Foundation and College of Engineering Foundation by executing paper and digital reports to donors and noting them in the donor database. Coordinate reporting with the MCV Foundation to ensure all VCU endowment donors enjoy a similar stewardship experience
-Conduct an annual evaluation of endowed fund reporting strategy to continuously improve the process using best practices
-Develop and execute Ovrture stewardship reports for specific funds and donor segments
-Help campus partners execute university stewardship strategy through acknowledgement and tribute report usage
-Serve as technical expert for donor engagement reports in the donor database
-Develop, manage and execute acknowledgement and tribute letters for university wide funds
-With the senior director, assist in the strategy, development and execution of fund, behavior and constituency-based donor stewardship efforts for constituencies including:
Donor recognition society donors
Campaign donors
Endowed fund donors
Invest in Me donors
First-time donors
Faculty, staff and retiree donors
Consecutive donors
Giving Day donors
Parent and family donors

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Marketing and Communications Specialist

Does making Virginia more inclusive for families and individuals with developmental disabilities such as autism align with your career goals? Are you a resourceful and forward thinker with initiative who thrives on change? Are you looking for the opportunity to build awareness of an organization across the state? If you answered yes and have demonstrated experience as an exceptional marketer, we have a significant role for you!

In this dynamic role, you will coordinate initiatives developed by the community engagement and business development department while bringing fresh, creative ideas to our organization. The right person for this position balances creativity with structure, is committed to on-brand, quality work, and enjoys being part of a team to effectively elevate organizational presence across the commonwealth.

Primary function of the position:

Reports to: Director of Community Engagement/Business Development

This position requires collaboration with: 
CA’s Leadership Team
Education, Training and Support Coordinator 
Autism Resource Navigator(s) and Hispanic/LatinX Liaison
Volunteers and Community Partners 


– Take ownership of day-to-day project management duties to ensure the most effective tactics are being employed in order to achieve targeted quarterly and annual goals
– Work with Director of Community Engagement/Business Development to develop and implement strategic marketing initiatives that generate peak traffic and lead conversion performance
– Create content and manage engagement on social media platforms to grow followers and engagement
– Monitor project timelines and engage internal and external resources to ensure projects are completed on time and according to quality standards
– Create and maintain marketing and promotional materials, both print and electronic, for information and lead generation across multiple platforms and departments/business lines (e.g., adult programs, preschool inclusion, Information and Resources, fundraising, etc.)
– Maintain lead and contact lists through CRM and email marketing platforms
– Maintain and update website design as needed
– Research industry trends to effectively create and distribute press releases, media relations content, email campaigns, and newsletter content
– Identify, develop, and execute communications strategies that build and maintain key media relationships
– Act as a brand steward, upholding brand standards and consistency in all projects
– Track key performance indicators and manage reporting for marketing activities; make recommendations for improving marketing metrics
– Increase operational efficiency through improving and implementing workflow processes when and where needed

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Tour Guide

Valentine Tour Guides conduct Richmond History Tours that engage a diverse audience in learning about Richmond’s history on walking and bus tours. As ambassadors for the city and the Valentine Museum, Tour Guides are responsible for interpreting Richmond’s history for residents, visitors, students, and private groups, encouraging them to make new discoveries and historical connections through tours of the city’s sites and neighborhoods. Tour Guides work approximately 6-15 hours per month, scheduled as needed, including weekend and evening hours.

Full Job Description: https://thevalentine.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/JD-Tour-Guides-2022.pdf

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Public Relations & Marketing Assistant

The Public Relations & Marketing Assistant assists the Director of Public Relations and Marketing with a variety of projects and programs, ranging from basic social media maintenance to assistance with Richmond History Makers, one of the Valentine’s largest events of the year. Candidates should have a basic familiarity with Richmond history and be able to commit 10-20 hours per week.

Full Job Description: https://thevalentine.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/JD-Public-Relations-Marketing-Asst-2021-1.pdf

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