Kitchen Manager

In House Team

Non-exempt, hourly position

$10 per hour

Position Summary 

This role is primarily responsible for duties related to maintaining a commercial kitchen area while promoting a safe, hospitable space for group interaction to build a healthy community for youth. 


Position Duties & Responsibilities 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel. 

  • Understanding and following Commercial Kitchen Operations mandated by the State of Indiana 

  • Meal preparation for youth, feeding between 40-50 youth and guests per program 

  • Proper food handling and refilling prepared dishes as needed 

  • Preparing weekly food restocking list 

  • Working with and instructing committed volunteers 

  • Overseeing proper kitchen safety and overall cleaning of the kitchen 

  • Opening and closing kitchen, including pre-meal preparation, and post-service dish station 



  • ServSafe Food Handler Certified

  • Current or previous experience working in a commercial kitchen setting

  • Participation in at least 4 hours of training per year 

  • A willingness to perform duties as assigned 

  • Ability to communicate with youth who receive services through Outreach 

  • Solid understanding of kitchen operations and commercial kitchen equipment 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily and be present in the office while performing those functions. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity, hospitality and administrative excellence. Outreach also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives. The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, flexibility and adaptability. The individual must possess a strong work ethic and can work well both independently and with a team. 


Supervisory Responsibility 

This position has no supervisory responsibilities. 


Work Environment 

This position operates in a commercial kitchen environment. The individual is expected to maintain personal/professional competency and works to create an environment of courtesy, respect, enthusiasm, and a positive attitude in all interactions both internal and external to the organization.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time hourly position for 10 hours/week. Tuesday/Friday Mornings (8:30 am – 12:00 pm) and Thursday Nights (5:30 pm - 8:30 pm). 


Preferred Education and Experience

  • High school diploma required

  • At least 6-months of experience in the food industry. Individuals who have training and experience may qualify on a case by case basis. 


Additional Eligibility Qualifications

Must be able to pass a background check.


Position Leader

In-House Team Manager 



Non-Exempt, Hourly 


Salary & Benefits

$9-$12 dollars per hour. No benefits or paid holidays available. 


How to Apply

Send your resume to Faith at​ 

About Outreach, Inc.

Outreach is a faith-based nonprofit organization in Indianapolis, IN that works with homeless youth (ages 14-24) with the compassion of Jesus Christ. Our mission is to equip and empower homeless youth and young adults to achieve stability and life transformation. 


What We Believe

We operate fundamentally through God’s grace. Our staff, volunteers and board members trust God for His direction and provision for the ministry. Applicant must possess a living and vital relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord, and Savior and model servant leadership. 

Core Competencies

Outreach's team is evaluated on the following core competencies: 


  1. Vulnerability 

  2. Dependency on God 

  3. Agility 

  4. Humility 

  5. Collaboration 

This position description does not constitute a contract of employment and Outreach may exercise our employment-at-will rights at any time.