First Presbyterian Church of Johnson City New York is seeking a Hunger Outreach Food Service Trainee Effective July 2020.


  • An adult 18 years or older with a high school diploma or actively seeking/ enrolled in a GED program
  • A desire to learn food service and be mentored toward Food Service Handlers Certification and employment within a one-year period
  • Ability to work in a team environment under supervision
  • Prior working experience not required
  • Vehicle and valid state driver’s license a plus


  1. Must be able to work 10:00am to 6:00pmevery Wednesday for one year
  2. Must be available pick up food from Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW) 9:30 am to 11:30 amevery Friday for one year
  3. Inspect and label food items for expiration and storage; rotate stock, manage pantry
  4. Maintain kitchen and food service area in compliance with Department of Health and industry best practices
  5. Work compassionately with others without discrimination
  6. Agree to operate and conduct oneself as a representative of First Presbyterian Church of Johnson City (FPCJC)
  7. Attend Job Performance Instruction and Supervision with the Outreach Coordinator
  8. Be prepared to take Food Handlers Certification test within six months of start date
  9. Actively seek employment with the support of the Outreach Coordinator and FPCJC
  10. Consider volunteering for one year at the Hunger Outreach Program for two hours per week after completion of the 1-year training program and job placement

Compensation:  $12.00 per hour for 10 hours per week

Interested parties should contact Diane Olmstead at

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