UMOM New Day Centers
  • 22-May-2020 to 2020-07-21 (MST)
  • Residential Dining
  • $14.00
  • Hourly
  • Full Time, Temporary


Founded in 1964, UMOM is Arizona's largest provider of services for families experiencing homelessness. Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness using innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family and individual. With an annual operating budget of $22 million dollars, UMOM provides shelter, housing, and supportive services to youth, families, and individuals experiencing homelessness in Maricopa County. UMOM serves just over 12,000 unique individuals across all our services annually, including those families receiving support at the Family Housing Hub.

We would not be able to make a difference in our community through our homeless services without our amazing team. We value our employees' time and hard work, which is why we offer competitive pay and exceptional benefits, including medical, dental, vision, a matching 401k plan, company-paid life insurance, an employee assistance program (EAP), health savings accounts, and a health and wellness plan. We also offer 11 paid holidays and PTO accrual from day one. Most importantly, you'll have the opportunity to work with the most passionate team around!


We are seeking a professional, charismatic, and motivated individual to join the UMOM team as a Helpings Cafe Assistant. Helpings Cafe is a social enterprise business that provides hand-crafted menu items, job training, and hope in support of UMOM's mission. The Cafe Assistant is responsible for supporting the daily operations of Helpings Cafe by providing an excellent experience to all cafe patrons during the hours of 7am-3pm. This position reports directly to the Helpings Cafe & Catering Manager. The Helpings Cafe Assistant will create a positive, welcoming, sanitary, and organized environment for both customers and trainees and will practice and abide by Maricopa County Health codes to ensure food is safe for our customers.


  • Responsible for welcoming and taking customer orders in a friendly, polite, and efficient manner.
  • Attract and retain customers by consistently providing excellent customer service.
  • Assists customers with service requests, ensuring the guest is the highest priority and outstanding service is provided which includes; serving in a prompt professional manner ensuring accuracy, quality of items and standards are met.
  • Process and deliver food/drink orders for all customers as required.
  • Responsible for cash handling and cash register functions at shift open and/or close.
  • Maintains a clean work environment which includes; cleaning and stocking necessary supplies during shift.
  • Complete side duties before and at the end of the shift and other duties as assigned.
  • Contributes to a positive work environment to meet store goals for increasing sales and improving profit.
  • Ensures accounting and banking responsibilities are completed daily.


These are temporary positions that will last until approximately mid-June; the typical schedule for this position is 5 days a week. Must be able to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays.


Experience and Ability

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Experience working in fast-paced food service environment; cafe and/or barista experience preferred.
  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 10 pounds.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).


  • Must be willing to acquire a Maricopa County Food Handlers Card (UMOM will provide).
  • Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one.
  • Must be able to pass drug screening.


  • Must have warm, friendly and positive attitude and can work well on a team.
  • Must be reliable and dependable.
  • Must be able to communicate clearly with managers, kitchen and dining room personnel.
  • Ability to cope with and embrace change, risk and uncertainty.
  • Willingness to embrace and actively support UMOM's core values.


If you feel that you would be right for this position, please fill out our 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We will contact you to fill out the full application if we are interested in moving forward. We look forward to meeting you!

UMOM restores hope and rebuilds lives by providing shelter, services and affordable housing for people experiencing homelessness. Come and join the UMOM team and together we can achieve our mission to end homelessness.

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