• Dining Assistant

    Company : Name Ecumen Prairie Hill
    ID 2017-10984
    Posted Date
    6 days ago(2/15/2019 9:40 AM)
    US-MN-St Peter
  • Overview

    Ecumen Prairie Hill seeks an on-call/casual Dining Assistant to join its team.  Ecumen Prairie Hill consists of 43 independent living and assisted living rental apartment homes, as well as 20 additional residences for seniors requiring memory care services and is located in St. Peter, Minnesota.  Ecumen creates home for older adults wherever they choose to live. Our employees are dedicated to empowering our customers to lead richer, fuller lives and have consistently recognized Ecumen as a “Best Place to Work,” an award by the Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal.





    The Dining Assistant is responsible for assisting with food preparation, serving and cleanup.  Maintains work area in order and follows established policies and procedures of the facility.  Specific responsibilities include:

    • Assists with preparation, serving and clean-up of food services as directed.
    • Properly operate equipment in the dining department upon completed training.
    • Follow safety and sanitation techniques as directed.
    • Respond to resident requests, complaints and concerns promptly.  Notify supervisor of these concerns as appropriate.
    • Demonstrate respect for facility property and supplies.
    • Accomplish routine, daily and weekly cleaning responsibilities.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Responsibilities for all Ecumen Positions:


    1.      Acting with Honor and Character

    • Ethics and Values: Engages in open and honest dialogue with others.  Treats individuals respectfully, professionally and fairly.
    • Integrity and Trust.  Shows consistency between words and actions.  Protects confidential (and sensitive) information.  Effectively handles emotions, including anger and frustration.

    2.      Honoring Brand

    • Personal Alignment: Models commitment to Ecumen's mission, vision, values. Demonstrates an understanding of how their role contributes and adds value to their business unit and Ecumen.
    • Drive and Initiative: Sets high standards for his or her performance.  Accepts responsibility for taking initial action.

    3.      Creating the new and different

    • Creativity: Is willing to challenge the status quo.  Encourages others to try new methods and approaches.  Supports his/her team, even when the initial efforts are unsuccessful.

    4.      Empowerment

    • Customer and Team Focus: Establishes and maintains effective customer relationships.  Demonstrates effective listening skills.  Involves others in shaping plans and making decisions that affect them.  Uses customer perspective, feedback and data for decision making and improvements in service delivery.  Reliably and consistently demonstrates timely follow through and responsiveness to customer needs and requests.  Champions initiatives that drive increased customer satisfaction.


    Related experience preferred.  All Ecumen employees must possess the ability to communicate effectively, including written and verbal skills; work well, both individually and as part of a team, through respect, collaboration and dedication; and successfully interact with a diverse culture base. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize and organize work effectively and efficiently, and demonstrate a positive attitude, high integrity and ethical awareness.

    EOE/AA. Drug Free Workplace.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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