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Parish Kitchen Associate

Posted to website: February 5, 2019

Job Title:  Parish Kitchen Associate

Catholic Charities, Diocese of Covington is seeking an Associate for Parish Kitchen. This position is full time, generally 5 days M-F from 7:00 am-2:00 pm but some evening or weekend coverage will be necessary.

Overall Purpose:                   

Parish Kitchen is a Catholic ministry, feeding a nutritious meal seven days a week in a welcoming environment to everyone who comes through our door, including the poor and homeless in our area. The Associate serves a key support role for an effective and well run operation for all our guests and volunteers.  It is critical that the Associate possess good people skills and is comfortable being part of a Catholic faith-based ministry.

Educational and Experiential Criteria:

  • Bachelors in a human service field or Associate Degree and 2 years experience
  • Ability to work with the poor and homeless, including those who have addiction and mental health issues. Prior experience desirable.
  • Ability to lift 35-50 pounds
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work well with volunteers
  • Ability to work independently but also as a team player


  • Assist with meal preparation, including purchasing, planning, preparing and cooking
  • Assists in controlling food costs by watching food production and portions closely
  • Maintain cleanliness of the facility including sweeping, mopping, and organizing freezer and storage.
  • Receive and record donations of food and materials
  • Assist with ordering, recording and reporting government inventory
  • Coordinates and communicates with weekend staff, volunteers and cooks
  • Follow all sanitation and safety guidelines
  • Work with Assistant Manager and Manager in a team setting and cross train.

Compensation is based on education and related experience.

Applicant must have a valid driver’s license and insurance.

We offer an excellent benefit package including: 3 weeks paid vacation (adjusted upwards for longevity), 14 holidays, 10 sick days, 2 personal days, single health insurance plan, defined benefit pension plan and be eligible to contribute to the 403b savings plan,  long-term disability, life insurance, business travel mileage and reimbursement for approved expenses.

Equal Opportunity Employer

This job description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards for the position.  Staff will be expected to perform other related duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Submit resume, including at least three references, along with cover letter and salary history by email or fax to Stephen Koplyay, SPHR skoplyay@covdio.org, 859/392-1589.


Catholic Charities is an equal employment opportunity.

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