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Homeless Shelter Intern

Mel Trotter Ministries

Last Updated: 10/15/21

Job Description

Each shift would be working in (2) separate areas to gain experience.

Culinary Service Assistant-

  • Help to prepare cold and hot food according to quality standards
  • Maintain cleanliness and comply with food sanitation standards at all times
  • Help to serve meals in accordance with established portions and presentation standards
  • Work with staff and guests to maintain a safe, sanitary and secure kitchen
  • Set up, maintain, and break down prep area and service areas
  • Practice correct food handling and food storage procedures

Intake Specialist Assistant-
  • Ensure and maintain a peaceful and safe environment by being present where guests are at, making rounds, perimeter checks, monitoring the security cameras, monitoring the radio traffic, and searching guests upon entry.
  • Monitor guest behavior to ensure MTM policies and procedures are followed and the environment is safe and secure. Use non-aggressive, non-physical actions to address issues. Engage law enforcement or medical personnel as needed.
  • Ensure organization, cleanliness
  • Interact positively with others, answer questions, provide information about MTM, escort visitors, and present a positive image of MTM.
  • Promptly communicate guest issues or concerns with advocates and leadership.
  • Assist in the monitoring and reporting of building cleanliness and sanitation issues, and help with cleaning duties as needed.



Company Details

Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
Vision Statement Through the power of Christ, bring an end to homelessness in West Michigan, one life at a time. https://www.meltrotter.org/themission