UMOM New Day Centers
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • 12.00
  • 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 Dishwasher reports to the Kitchen and Training Manager.  The Dishwasher is an entry-level position that receives direct supervision and guidance from the Kitchen & Training Manager.  The Dishwasher is a key role in an effectively ran kitchen.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  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 sanitize utility carts
  9. Maintain adequate levels of dish detergents and cleaning supplies.
  10. Clean and organize the employee area
  11. Sweep and mop the back breeze way
  12. Flatten boxes and take to the recycle bins
  13. Clean dining area after lunch
  14. Clean and sanitize the beverage machines and area around them daily
  15. Degrease, wash and polish all stainless steel as needed
  16. Wash and dry towels and mop heads
  17. Clean mop buckets as needed
  18. Keep a dry mop ready for all spills
  19. Sanitize all hand washing sinks daily
  20. Clean all drains as needed



  • Six months dishwashing experience preferred.
  • Have a current Maricopa Country Food Handlers Card or the ability to get one within one week upon hire.
  • Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card or the ability to obtain one.
  • Be able to work days, evenings, weekends and Holidays.
  • 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 30 pounds.




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


Are you ready to be part of the future of homeless services? We understand your time is valuable and that is why we have a very quick and easy application process. 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 look forward to meeting you!

Come and join the UMOM team and together we can achieve our mission to end family homelessness.


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