UMOM New Day Centers
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • 13.50
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

About UMOM 

Founded in 1964, UMOM is Arizona's larger 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 18 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 of our services annually, including those families receiving support at the Family Housing Hub. 

Our Mission and Vision Statement

Our mission is to prevent and end homelessness with innovative strategies and housing solutions that meet the unique needs of each family and individual.

Our vision is to be a leader in breaking the cycle of homelessness.

More than a job, it's a passion! Join our team and make a difference in the lives of homeless youth, individuals and families.

Position Description:

The Utility/Dishwasher reports to the Kitchen and Training Manager.  The Utility/Dishwasher is a key role in an effectively run kitchen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  1. Oversee first in/ first out on all products in all reach-in(s), walk-in(s) and freezer.
  2. Sweep, mop and organize the dry storage room, disposable storage room, chemical rack, walk-in(s) and freezer.
  3. Make sure all donations are sorted and put away in there appropriate place
  4. Put all deliveries away after checking them in
  5. Check for any maintenance concerns in all coolers and report it to the maintenance department.
  6. Work with volunteers as needed


  1. Load, run and unload dish machine.
  2. Keep the dish machine clean and report any functional or mechanical problems immediately.
  3. Monitor dish machine water temperature to ensure sanitary wash cycle.
  4. Wash and store all tableware and kitchenware.
  5. Maintain, clean and organize the washer and dryer.
  6. Wash trash cans inside and out.
  7. Bag and haul dish room trash and boxes to dumpster at designed times.
  8. Clean and organize the employee area
  9. Flatten boxes and take to the recycle bins
  10. Clean dining area after lunch
  11. Sanitize all hand washing sinks daily


  • 1 Year previous experience required.
  • Be able to work in hot, wet, humid and loud environment for long periods of time.
  • Be physically able to lift, reach, bend and stoop.
  • Be able to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).
  • Be able to safely lift bags, cases and stacks weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must have current Maricopa Food Handlers Card.
  • Must be able to pass background check and drug screening.
  • Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one.


Start accruing PTO on your first day

11 paid holidays

Generous benefits package includes medical, telemedicine service, dental, vision, life insurance, EAP, 401(k) retirement plan, and health savings accounts

Health and Wellness program



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