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Kitchen Assistant

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, which serves the working poor, homeless, and hungry of Lincoln, NE., is seeking to employ a part-time Kitchen Assistant to help with the weekday lunch program and kitchen support.  The schedule is 25 hours per week.

General Functions

Individuals will wash dishes for the lunch meals Monday through Friday and complete other related jobs in order to keep the kitchen and dish room clean and pantry well supplied for evening and weekend teams. The Kitchen Assistant will report to the Kitchen Manager.


The Kitchen Assistant should have experience working in kitchens, restaurants, or other custodial positions. The Kitchen Assistant must have good hygiene at all times. They should also have the ability to stay calm in a fast paced environment during a busy lunch rush. A genuine concern for the working poor and homeless is a must. Must be able to lift and carry at least 40 pounds. A food handler’s permit and background check is required.

We offer competitive wages in a positive team-centered environment.  Submit completed application, cover letter, & resume to Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach, Attn: Sydne Wirrick-Knox, 2121 N. 27th Street, PO Box 80935, Lincoln, NE,  68501. Email sydne.wirrick-knox or call 402-817-0622 to have an application mailed. The position will remain open until filled.  EEO/AA/ADA