Reports To: Senior Dining Program Coordinator

Status: Non-exempt

Opening Type: Open Until Filled


Coordinate the serving of prepared meals to older adults in a community setting.


  • Support the Mission, Values and Vision of Interfaith Older Adult Programs
  • Supervise and coordinate food service to provide nutritious meals in an inclusive, engaging, social environment that safeguards the health and promotes the wellbeing of all diners, staff, and visitors
  • Have knowledge of appropriate safe food handling and serving procedures and be able to successfully train and supervise volunteers in these procedures; willing to be trained and tested to become a certified food handler, if not already certified
  • Ensure a safe, sanitary, and secure work environment is practiced at the Senior Dining Site; monitor kitchen procedures and sanitation practices to ensure established safety and sanitation regulations are followed.  Able to supervise volunteers in these standards.
  • Ensure that all site activities conform to Interfaith policies, procedures and standards
  • Communicate effectively with Senior Center personnel, Senior Dining personnel, volunteers, diners, and community.  Able to build positive relationships, professionally handle conflict, and troubleshoot any issues as they arise
  • Responsible for daily reservations and daily participation data entry
  • Responsible for managing financial contributions to include collecting donations, making bank deposits, and maintaining deposit records according to established procedures
  • Demonstrate flexibility, good judgment, and professional confidentiality, in managing the personal information of diners, staff and volunteers.
  • Participate in required dining program or Interfaith events and staff meetings; attend classes, in-services, quarterly Nutrition Council meetings and workshops as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned

Physical Requirements/Environmental Conditions:

  • Able to tolerate prolonged sitting or standing
  • Adequate physical strength to manually move, lift, carry, pull or push up to 30 pounds
  • Capable of stooping, bending and reaching
  • May occasionally walk on slippery surfaces
  • Able to manipulate small hand utensils


  • Able to adapt to site’s unique culture and environment
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Previous experience with older adults or volunteers preferred
  • Previous supervisory or food service management experience highly desirable
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Computer proficiency
  • Basic math and reading skills, including ability to convert pounds to ounces and do basic multiplication and division
  • Must have excellent hygiene habits
  • An interest in and commitment to helping older adults maintain their independence in the community and reduce their isolation
  • Openness to working with persons of diverse cultures, ages and abilities
  • Availability of an auto, a valid driver’s license and minimum required insurance is required
  • Ability to work with persons of diverse cultures, ages, and abilities


Mission Statement
Interfaith Older Adult Programs’ mission is to provide services and opportunities to support and enhance a sense of well-being for older adults in Greater Milwaukee, to strengthen communities that provide neighborhood-based services and opportunities to support independence and diminish social isolation, and to engage and inspire older adults to serve in impactful opportunities to enhance a sense of purpose and meaning.

Facts About This Job:

Position: Senior Dining Site Supervisor

Hours: 4.0 hours, Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm

Salary: $9.75 per hour


Wilson Senior Center
2601 W. Howard Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53221


  • 4 weeks paid vacation, plus paid holidays and sick leave (benefits are pro-rated)
  • Eligible to contribute to the 403(b) Retirement Plan on first day of employment


How to Apply:

  1. Download the application.
  2. Open and fill out the application.
  3. When finished, print and sign your application.
  4. Mail your application (with resume and cover letter for exempt positions) to:

Interfaith Older Adult Programs
Human Resources Department
600 W. Virginia St. – 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53204

Interfaith Older Adult Programs is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities are encouraged to apply.