IHC Job Openings


 

Title: Sous Chef and Morning Host

Hours: Part-time (25-29 hours per week - flexible)
Rate of pay: $15.00-$17.00
DOE Benefits: Attendance at LCDM programs

Description: The Sous Chef and Morning Host position supports the mission of the Center for Spiritual Renewal by preparing breakfast and lunch meals, performing other kitchen duties, and providing a hosting presence for retreat guests. The Sous Chef is responsible for various kitchen operations, and depending on experience and training, be able to lead kitchen operations in the absence of Head Chef.

Duties:

  • Plans and prepares breakfast or brunch Wednesday–Sunday, with 1-2 weekly lunches
  • Able to occasionally also work Monday brunch shifts to accommodate varying group schedules
  • Responsible for the planning, preparation, and cleanup of meals (includes dishwashing)
  • Bakes quick breads, cookies, granola, frittatas, and desserts
  • Makes salads, dressings, soups, and healthy lunch dishes that accommodate a range of dietary restrictions using knowledge of nutrition and creative use of CSR garden produce
  • Preps for Head Chef during shift (as needed)
  • Maintains kitchen and dining room in an organized, safe, and sanitary manner The Morning Host supports retreat guests during morning shift by answering questions, providing hospitality, and being available as a morning hosting presence until office staff arrive.

Reports to: Head Chef/Kitchen Manager

Qualifications:

  • Committed to working in an interfaith retreat setting
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Proficient cook able to read recipes, plan menus, and serve groups of 8-20
  • Willing to work with allergy and dietary restrictions; familiar with special diets a plus
  • Practices kitchen safety and sanitation, with minimum of CA Foodhandler’s Card
  • Able to work a flexible schedule depending on group size and dates
  • Desire to contribute to the quiet atmosphere of CSR in support of retreat guests
  • Committed to the La Casa de Maria mission and values as a ‘sanctuary of peace

The Immaculate Heart Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Please send resume to:
careers@immaculateheartcommunity.org or fax to 323-785-1561

 


 

Title: Housekeeper

Hours Per Week: Part-Time, Up To 25 Hours Per Week
Pay Rate: $13.00 Per Hour
Accountable To: Housekeeping Coordinator

Summary: The Housekeeping Staff will work to support the mission of La Casa de Maria and its Center for Spiritual Renewal by participating in the creation of an environment that is a nourishing place of peace for our guests. Under the direct supervision of the Housekeeping Coordinator, she/he prepares and maintains the cleanliness and of the interior spaces that serve the needs of the guests and staff of the retreat center.

Responsibilities:

  • Retreat Rooms - Responsible for the regular cleaning and set lip of the sleeping rooms, including: making beds, dusting, vacuuming emptying the trash, cleaning bathrooms and setting up appropriate supplies. Periodic tasks include cleaning windows, screens, fixtures, bedspreads, and blankets.
  • Dorms - Responsible for the regular cleaning and set lip of the dorm sleeping rooms, including: making beds, dusting, vacuuming, emptying the trash, cleaning bathrooms, setting up appropriate supplies, and cleaning kitchen and dining room, where applicable.
  • Meeting Rooms - Responsible for cleaning and set up of meeting rooms, including cleaning the floors, vacuuming carpets, spot cleaning carpets and upholstered chairs, cleaning bathrooms, kitchen areas, windows, doors, closets, and arranging furniture and equipment per set lip instructions.
  • Chapels - Responsible for the scheduled and regular cleaning and set up of the Chapels. The tasks include cleaning floors, vacuuming carpets, spot cleaning carpets, maintaining the sacristy, cleaning bathrooms, and arranging furniture and equipment per set lip instructions.
  • Linen Room and Housekeeping Closets - Responsible for implementing the regular cleaning and organizing of closets; inventories and orders supplies.
  • Health and Safety – Responsible for carrying out his/her duties in a manner that promotes his/her physical well-being and personal capacities. Will use products and procedures that protect his/her own health, the health of all guests and the health of our environment.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • One to three years' experience providing professional housekeeping in a retreat or hotel environment.
  • Good organizational and time-management skills.
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule.
  • Good interpersonal skills, listening and verbal communications skills.

The Immaculate Heart Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V.

Please send resume to:
careers@immaculateheartcommunity.org or fax to 323-785-1561