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Dining Room Server – Casual On Call M’akola Housing Society

Listing Number: 5195
City/Town: Victoria, BC
Wage Comment:

M’akola Housing Society (MHS) is an Indigenous housing provider committed to supporting vibrant, diverse communities in British Columbia for over 30 years. Our portfolio spans the province comprising over 1,600 units and involves property management, asset management and assisted living.
At MHS, we have energetic, driven teams. Each member brings a unique approach and skillset, and together we are committed to delivering high-quality service to our tenants and their communities.
M’akola recognizes the following benefits for eligible positions:
•Paid vacation and paid sick leave
•Municipal Pension Plan (MPP)
•Extended health benefits, including prescription coverage and dental, among others
•Employee Assistance Program (counselling for employees and family members)
•Located close to the Galloping Goose and on a major bus route

Under the supervision of the Kitchen Supervisor, the Dining Room Servers are responsible for ensuring that residents of Jesken Aerie are provided with a professional dining room experience. The successful candidate will be responsible for a wide range of tasks but not limited to the maintenance and cleanliness of the dining room and common areas, serving two meals per day, and assisting with set-up and clean-up after recreational activities. The Dining Room Server will represent M’akola Housing Society and embrace the vision to improve living conditions for Elders, seniors, people living with disabilities and Indigenous people while encouraging and reinforcing traditional practices and cultural beliefs.
•Ensuring that serving station area is washed down and sanitized several times per day;
•Setting up the dining room prior to meal service;
•Serving lunch and dinner;
•Maintaining an awareness of resident’s food allergies and specialty diets including any physical disabilities;
•Administering First Aid to Residents in the case of an incident during meal time;
•Maintaining resident and staff confidentiality;
•Following dress code policy guidelines;
•Ensuring compliance with all Food Safe guidelines in the handling and storage of all food supplies;
•Other related duties as may be required
•Demonstrate sound and accurate judgment;
•Strong time management, multi-tasking and organizational skills;
•Ability to work independently;
•Ability to complete extra weekly and monthly cleaning duties with minimal direction;
•Capable of being socially sensitive to Aboriginal issues and concerns;
•Ability to understand and comply with the M’akola ILBC Housing Society's Policies and Procedures, vision, mission and values;
•Knowledge of the effects of aging;
•Proven ability to be reliable and punctual;
•Ability to work with a positive team-building approach;
•A positive and upbeat personality;
•Exhibit strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to display tact, respect and diplomacy;
•Ability to take direction and follow procedures;
•Knowledge to respond effectively and calmly in crisis situations;
•Ability to function effectively within the Constitution and Bylaws of Jesken Aerie.


The successful candidate will possess a combination of education and experience that satisfy all or most of the following:
•Grade 12 Education
•Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a high-volume dining room preferably in a congregate/assisted living setting;
•Experience working in and with the Aboriginal community preferred.

•Criminal Record Check clearance;
•Current First Aid Level I, Food Safe Level I, and WHMIS Certification;
•On Call hours - 10:15 AM to 6:15 PM
•Must be available to work evenings and weekends;
•Preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal ancestry (please self-identify) as per Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code.

Notes: Please submit your Resume and Cover Letter to In subject line indicate: Ding Room Server - Casual and your name Closing Date: September 7th, 2018 4:30PM Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. For statistical purposes please indicate where you saw this job posting i.e. job site, email etc.