We are hiring a casual Dining Assistant / Dietary Aide to pick up on various shifts to provide healthy and homemade meals within a convent home for Franciscan sisters in Buffalo, NY (located near Cheektowaga, on Doat Street and Pine Ridge).

We offer GREAT BENEFITS (up to $1000 employee referral bonuses, annual pay increases, paid time off (PTO) per year, PTO payout every year, comprehensive benefits package, and more)!

  • The salary range for this position is $15.25 - $17.00. **Wage will be determined based on factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience/qualifications, and internal equity.**

APPLY TODAY to join a committed team of cooks and dietary aides, partnering with sisters who have joyfully served where needed throughout their lives.

General Summary:

The Dining Assistant prepares, serves, and delivers food within the convent according to established policies and procedures. This position is responsible for cleaning the food service areas and equipment. The Dining Assistant ensures proper storage of food and other dining supplies.

Our employees in all departments work together to strive to support the religious life of sisters by contributing to providing a warm and caring convent environment. We believe care partners in all departments should be able to engage in quality interpersonal experiences with sisters and engage in meaningful interactions during the course of every day. We recognize that teamwork and maintaining partnerships among all departments is a critical

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of food service or restaurant experience (working in a commercial or institutional food service environment is a PLUS).
  • Experience in an Assisted Living, Long-Term Care, hospital or other healthcare environment is preferred but not required. SERV Safe certification preferred.
  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent required.
  • The ideal candidates will have the following skills and experiences:
    • Professionalism
    • Positive attitude
    • Willingness to learn
    • Team player
    • Familiar with kitchen environment

Benefits for casual employees:

  • A budgeted range for this position is $15.25 - $17.00. **Wage will be determined based on factors such as a candidate's relevant work experience/qualifications, and internal equity.**
  • Up to $1000 for employee referrals
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) including Holidays
  • PTO Payout
  • Voluntary Critical Illness and Accident Insurance
  • Free Parking
  • Pay Increases
  • Competitive Pay
  • Sprint Discount
  • Verizon Discount
  • Dell Computer Discount
  • Well Aware Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Emergency Assistance Fund
  • FSNA Care Connection- Deep Discounts on diapers and personal care products
  • PayActiv - Access to earned but unpaid wages before payday
  • Mentor program - Paid mentor orientation and wage increase while serving as a mentor.
  • Clothing Benefit Program for Health Services or Facilities Management employees
  • Ticketsatwork.com - Discounted travel and entertainment benefit
  • Access Perks - Discounted travel and local retailers
  • Perfect Presence Attendance Raffle (Quarterly)
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Pet Insurance

Visit us at feliciansistersna.org to learn more about the Felician Sisters of North America!