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Bright Futures for Youth (BFFY) is providing a one-year paid internship for the role of Kitchen Assistant. This is an ideal position for a person who is new to the food service industry and is eager to learn how to work in a commercial kitchen and grow their kitchen/culinary skill set. This role will require a CA ServSafe Food Handler’s Certification, which is included in the training for the internship.

No previous experience is necessary, as the applicant will work closely with the kitchen manager and receive training in a variety of skills and responsibilities to become an integral part of the engine that makes the kitchen and nutrition program work. This is a grant-funded, full-time, non-exempt internship position for one year, and is supervised by the Kitchen and Nutrition Program Manager.

The kitchen assistant position plays both the support and leadership roles. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Food prep and proper storage
• Dinner service – Selecting proper serving dishes/utensils, setting up for service promptly, and serving our youth with a smile
• General cleaning – Dish washing, wiping counters/stove tops/ovens/fridge/freezer, sweeping/mopping
• Deep cleaning – Wiping walls, checking/cleaning grease traps, checking/cleaning floor drains, cleaning lower shelving, and other often overlooked areas
• Special event prep and service
• All while working alongside and guiding our BFFY volunteers.
Expanded duties the kitchen assistant will be trained for include (but are not limited to) inventory management, dehydrator program, assisting with our cooking and nutrition classes, as well as learning our recipes and how to plan for, oversee, and cook/serve them.

Hourly wage is $18.00

Please fill out the application here. There will be a place to add your resume, as well:

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: No
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 18
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 18

    About Bright Futures for Youth

    Bright Futures for Youth (BFFY) is a community-focused nonprofit organization committed to addressing the ever-changing needs of youth, from sixth graders to those in their mid-20s in Nevada County. Created by the merger of The Friendship Club and NEO in summer 2020, BFFY has three programs to address the issues and help youth in numerous ways, from after-school programs and a drop-in Youth Center to ensuring access to services. Our focus areas are health and wellness, healthy relationships, goal setting, self-awareness, self-sufficiency and community connectedness.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes