About Us: Making Opportunity Count is a non-profit human services agency dedicated to creating positive change and enhancing the lives of individuals and families in Central Massachusetts. We are committed to fostering community growth, providing essential services, and promoting holistic well-being. Our dynamic team is driven by a shared passion for making a lasting impact. To learn more please visit:

We offer fantastic benefits sure to enhance your work-life balance and overall satisfaction!

For most positions, these benefits will include:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Company Paid Life Insurance and Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • 13 Paid Vacation Days
  • 12 Paid Sick Days
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Student Loan Forgiveness Assistance
  • Tuition Remission
  • Pet Insurance
  • Employee Discounts
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Immediate 403b Employer Contribution, 100% Vesting on Day One!

HOURS:15 per week (M-F, 10 am-1:00 pm)

Key Responsibilities:

Supervise MOC volunteers while at kitchen facility; maintain safety and food sanitation procedures; monitor cold pack matrix; organize portioning of daily menu desserts and packaging of cold packs; and communicate regularly with Catering Kitchen Manager(s).


  • Site Manager / Kitchen Assistant ensure MOC volunteers and Operation ABLE staff (hosted by MOC Elder Nutrition) maintain and follow all Board of Health sanitation requirements and program standards as well as daily sign-in.
  • Site Manager / Kitchen Assistant attend the EOEA sanitation training provided annually by the Nutrition Program Coordinator.
  • Assign daily tasks to Operation ABLE staff (hosted by MOC Elder Nutrition) and MOC volunteers and ensure tasks are completed according to the daily schedules.
  • Site Manager / Kitchen Assistant report any issues concerning staff, volunteers, and/or food safety and sanitation to supervisor.


  • Monitor accuracy of the cold pack matrix (daily, supper, and weekend) compared to meals ordered and report inconsistencies to supervisor; adjust the schedule for holidays and/or count changes per supervisor’s instructions and report inconsistencies and/or issues to supervisor.


  • Daily review of the menu noting the dessert to be portioned and if there is a diet component; set-up portioning stations (daily, supper, and weekend cold packs) for Operation ABLE staff (hosted by MOC Elder Nutrition), MOC volunteers, and/or complete autonomously according to cold pack matrix for respective weekday.


Review frozen meal matrix and ensure the correct count of multi pack frozen meals are completed daily.


  • Check in daily with MOC Transportation Coordinator for therapeutic meal count and heat those required meals to 165 degrees for home delivered routes.
  • Check in daily with the Catering Kitchen Manager(s) to assist them with any additional tasks that might need to be completed including but not limited to: (wrapping pans and portioning congregate desserts).
  • Assist with other duties as assigned.

What You Bring:

Must pass acceptable CORI check. Food service experience preferred. Ability to multi-task and be a team player in a fast-paced commercial kitchen environment. Good interpersonal skills. Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Reliable personal transportation and valid driver’s license required. SERV Safe certification desirable.

At Making Opportunity Count, we deeply value our culture and are dedicated to fostering a workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered. This is evident through:

  • Our non-profit Environment: Our values driven work atmosphere focuses on making a meaningful impact in our community. Our shared commitment to service develops a uniquely supportive culture.
  • Championing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: We actively promote and celebrate diversity in all forms by embracing diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences while ensuring equitable opportunities for all employees to thrive.
  • Career Advancement: Our employees’ growth is paramount. We offer comprehensive training programs, mentorship, and advancement opportunities to assist employees in the pursuit of their career goals.

We believe in the potential of people and the power of diversity to drive innovation and success. We encourage all applicants to apply, even if you do not meet every listed requirement. Your unique experiences and perspectives are what help us shape the future of Making Opportunity Count.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. People of color, members of Tribal Nations and Native communities, LGBTQ-identified people, gender-nonconforming people, people with disabilities, veterans, and people who speak a language in addition to English are strongly encouraged to apply.

Compensation details: 19.01-19.01 Yearly Salary