Food Service Manager

The Food Service Manager is responsible for all operations related to food and food safety for the CRM’s Rebound program to include, but not limited to, preparation, serving meals, donations, purchasing, inventory, receiving, storage, equipment, and USDA commodities. The supervision of staff, residents and volunteers in the food service area is also performed by the Food Service Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Follow food safety guidelines set by FDA food code
  • Ordering and purchasing weekly food for Rebound, and volunteer reimbursement
  • Menu and meal preparation for residents and staff
  • Supervise and train residents on ministry assignments (cooks, floaters, dining room, dishwashers); supervise, train and assist volunteers
  • Maintain food service equipment
  • Preparing purchase orders, expense reports, and filing invoice records
  • Manage storage and distribution of purchased and donated food products
  • Control temperature of food being prepared, served, purchased, donated or stored
  • Inspecting of all food prior to serving or storage
  • Conducting food safety evaluations
  • USDA commodities:  ordering, receiving, storage, inventory(perpetual/monthly), temperature charts
  • Manage sanitation and cleaning of kitchen, food prep and storage areas
  • Food donation deliveries and pickups
  • Holiday meal preparations (Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas)
  • Maintain the usage of donation receipts (weighing in pounds)
  • Food budget compliance
  • Other duties as needed and assigned


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

ServSafe Certification


  • Menu and meal preparation and planning
  • Food safety, inventory control and food purchasing
  • Budget control
  • USDA and nutritional guidelines
  • Pest and safety control


  • Supervisory and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with a team and with groups of volunteers
  • Basic computer skills
  • Be self-directed


  • Be able to sit, walk, and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to climb stairs and lift 25lbs
  • Tolerate cold storage

Christian Witness:

Charlotte Rescue Mission maintains a Christian working environment as a Christ-centered residential drug and alcohol recovery program where integrity, honesty, concern for others and good team relations play a critical role in the success of the ministry. All employees are expected to share their personal hope of Christ with those they come in contact within thought, word, and deed.

Job descriptions are intended to identify the key qualifications, responsibilities and types of duties expected on the job. The job description at the Charlotte Rescue Mission is not intended to be a description of all possible duties, responsibilities or requirements that may be present or encountered in any job assignment.

Applicants can send a resume, cover letter, and application to