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 The Cal Alumni Association (CAA) is seeking a part-time employee with experience in hospitality, food service, and custodial services. The Cal Alumni Association rents out the Alumni House as a venue for small and large events alike — from tailgates to conferences, seminars, and weddings. The Facilities team at CAA is responsible for creating a safe, clean, and functional/efficient office and event rental space. We have a friendly, relaxed but professional environment at CAA, and we pride ourselves on our team approach. 

 The Event Support Assistant/Custodian cleans and maintains our event spaces including the daily cleaning of restrooms. Top job applicants will have experience with event set-up and clean-up, the ability to prepare catering trays, and to refresh catering buffets during events. The Event Support Assistant and Custodian also provides audio-visual tech support to our event hosts. 


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Exciting opportunity to work with Michelin rated chef, fine dining restaurant located in downtown San Francisco is seeking to hire an Events Coordinator to assist with a robust and growing program of on-site private dining and off-site catering.

Job Description:

Full-time, must work evenings, this includes Fridays and Saturdays.

Connect with clients via phone, email and in person to plan and coordinate their event from booking to the day of the event.

Coordinate with restaurant team to ensure event is executed according to the client's vision.

Set-up outside vendors (rentals, florals, etc.) as needed for client requests.

Occasionally travel off-site locally to coordinate catering events.

As needed, assist restaurant manager, and chef with sales efforts, office housekeeping, and event setup.

Qualifications:

Hospitality first philosophy.

Friendly, positive attitude and ability to think critically.

Private event and/or management experience a plus.

Must have a willingness to learn and take critique.

At least two years fine dining restaurant experience in front of house positions.

Ability to provide warm, professional & knowledgeable service in a high intensity work environment both over the phone and in person.

A complete understanding of Northern Californian produce & cuisine.


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We are seeking hospitality and/or catering professionals for an event in Oakland Ca on February 15th at The Alice Collective, 272 14th St, Oakland, CA 94612.

The event is a celebration of black history month and valentine’s day and will feature fine wines from 20+ vendors as well as food from a well known executive chef. There will be ~250 attendees. 

The event will require set up, service and tear down and will be a ~8-hour work day.

We are offering $25 per hour, pending previous experience.

This is an inaugural event which will continue through the years if you wish to develop a relationship.

Qualifications:

• 2+ years previous experience in a restaurant and/or fine dining environment

• Catering experience is a plus

• Wine knowledge and experience pouring wine preferred

• Uniform will be black shoes, slacks and a black button up shirt (a black blouse for women acceptable)

To Apply: Send a resume


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IN A NUTSHELL:

We're looking for experienced event servers and cooks who can maintain the high standards of full service events, large and small, whilst working with a team. If you have experience in an events setting please inquire and let us know your availability.

Our ideal candidate has FOH or BOH experience (or even better - both), and is available to work part time, on call. Our Event and Catering staff are responsible for the food and beverage service during special events or catering functions. This may include table setting, food plating, food preparation, food station arrangement, and beverage service. Other responsibilities include banquet preparation, passing food, and formal dinner service. Our Events and Catering Staff will familiarize themselves with Wise Sons food and beverage offerings to deliver exceptional service. Wise Sons team members have the flexibility to . Our training program ensures everyone is set up for success!

Our business is built on good communication skills and the warmth required to welcome someone to your table— aka hospitality!

THE DETAILS:

Events and Catering Staff are primarily responsible for the hands on execution of events, table service duties as well as prep work and closeout tasks.


  • The ability to take direction efficiently and effectively.

  • Assist with food and table prep before the event begins.

  • Set up buffets with food presentation standards and practices in mind, ensuring safe food handling standards.

  • Replenish buffet items to ensure consistency and freshness in presentation.

  • Anticipate the needs of the guests and responding politely to their requests

  • Communicate with catering captains as well as other servers and the Wise Sons Event Manager.

  • Have a good understanding of Wise Sons food & beverage and is able to communicate products and service related query to guests when asked.

  • Maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in serving food- ensuring the area is clean and tidy. Clean up messes and spills during the event, wiping surfaces to keep the area presentable.

  • Clean up venue after event ends and assist with inventory, food storage and other closeout tasks.

  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays

THE PERKS we offer you:


  • Competitive Wages (starting at $30/hour)

  • Opportunities for growth!

THE QUALITIES and REQUIREMENTS to succeed:


  • The ability to work in a diverse and fast paced environment; creating a warm, welcoming work environment and sustaining the company culture whilst executing events

  • Maintain high standards of safety and cleanliness

  • Adhere to grooming and appearance standards

  • The ability to tend bar (serving & opening bottles)

  • The ability to carry glassware and plates on trays

  • Enjoy working as part of team and collaborates professionally with others

  • Comfortable being on their feet for several hours at a time

  • Flexibility to work during evenings and weekends

  • Be able to reach, bend, stoop and frequently lift up to 50 pounds 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION STATEMENT:

Wise Sons was birthed in a(nother) land of milk and honey. The caliber, availability and diversity of California’s human potential and agricultural bounty are resources crucial to our success that deserves attention, respect and investment.

Jewish cuisine represents the culmination of one peoples’ journey across different countries, cultures and time periods. Wise Sons honors that tradition through a dedication to hiring a diverse workforce to help usher in the latest chapter of that story here in California.

Wise Sons is an equal opportunity employer. Our zero-tolerance policy means that no form of unlawful discriminatory or harassing conduct towards any employee, client, customer, or vendor in our workplace will be tolerated.


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Experiences and Skills: 


  1. A positive and compassionate approach to work 

  2. Flexible and able to work in a small, dynamic office environment 

  3. Strong problem solving and critical thinking skills 

  4. Collaborative/team player

  5. Strong attention to detail 

  6. Solid written and oral communication skills 

  7. Excellent phone etiquette 

  8. Valid California Driver License and clean driving record mandatory 

  9. Database experience mandatory [DonorSnap, Razor’s Edge, DonorPerfect, DonorView, etc.] 

  10. Development/fundraising experience preferred 

  11. Project/event management experience preferred 

  12. Graphic design software experience preferred†[InDesign, Photoshop, Canva etc.] 

Responsibilities:

Database and Administration Support: 


  1. Administrative Support (includes answering phone queries, office equipment support, use of MS Office Suite and Google Documents & Drive) 

  2. Accounting Support (Prepare accounting reports for bookkeeper) 

  3. Database Support (Process and enter donations into database, prepare and mail acknowledgement letters plus maintain database 

  4. Meeting Support (Create agendas and take meeting minutes) 

  5. Volunteers (recruit, orient, & manage)  

Event Coordination and Staff Support 


  1. Assist with preparations preparing for outreach and fundraising events (2 large-scale events in June & October and 5 smaller outreach events) 

  2. Project management including planning (Assist with development of event milestones and deliverables) & execution (measure success), Strong Problem-Solving Skills 

  3. Assist with fundraising and public advocacy campaigns  

Communications Support 


  1. Establish good working relationships with each of the 5 Meals on Wheels Programs 

  2. Create brochures and flyers newsletters, e-newsletters, and e-blasts 

  3. Assist with website maintenance and search engine optimization 

 

There will be occasional weekend events where you will need to staff an event table. 


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Job Description


Location: Cooper Chapel FD381, Oakland, CA


Catholic Funeral and Cemetery Services (CFCS) is seeking an individual with event planning experience to be a Funeral Director (Family Service Director) to serve families with care and compassion, educating them through the process of making informed decisions for at-need funeral products and services.


CFCS offers excellent compensation for motivated individuals. Benefits include excellent medical, dental, paid vacation and sick days, and retirement benefits. We also offer outstanding training and continuous education programs for our employees.


Family Service Directors will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.


Education and Experience


· College degree preferred, and/or at least 2-4 years in a customer service role requiring direct contact with the public (both on the telephone and face-to-face)


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


· Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions


· Strong customer service experience


· Event planning experience.


· Understanding of the order of Christian funerals


· Able to conduct oneself with a “Family First” approach


· Excellent interpersonal, communication, and telephone skills


· Ability to multi-task and manage several funeral cases at the same time


· Able to coordinate with many internal departments and external providers


· Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines


· Familiar with special event planning and coordination


· Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills


· Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology


· Bilingual English/Spanish is required


Licenses and Certifications


· Valid funeral director license is preferred. The ability and desire to obtain a license in the state of California is a plus.


· Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required


Physical Requirements


· Ability to lift or move objects weighing between 75-100 lbs.


· Ability to push and pull up to 300 lbs. with a wheeled cart


· Ability to stand for long periods on a hard surface


About the Employer


CFCS is a charitable organization founded in faith and is an open source provider of information for end of life services–funeral, cremation, and cemetery. Employment will go to those individuals whose knowledge, skills, and experience most closely qualifies them for the position offered without regard to race, color, sex, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or national origin.


 


 


Company Description

CFCS is a charitable organization founded in faith and is an open source provider of information for end of life services–funeral, cremation, and cemetery.

Employment will go to those individuals whose knowledge, skills, and experience most closely qualifies them for the position offered without regard to race, color, creed, sex, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or national origin.


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Job Description


Looking for a meaningful career serving families? Catholic Funeral & Cemetery Services (CFCS), a Ministry of the Diocese of Oakland, is seeking individuals with event planning, strong customer service and communication skills who enjoy working with people. This position requires arranging and coordinating funeral services to assist families.


Location: Holy Sepulchre Cemetery and Funeral Center, Hayward, CA


Position Summary


Family Service Directors serve families with care and compassion, educating them through the process of making informed decisions for At-Need Funeral products and services.


Family Service Directors will demonstrate by example, CFCS’ Core Values–Share the Journey, Serve with Care, and Make It Happen–in all their dealings with families, staff, and internal/external contacts.


Reporting to the Location Manager, Family Service Directors interact with families, Funeral Assistants, Preparation Room staff, and many other internal/external personnel/departments.


Qualifications


Education and Experience


· College degree preferred, and/or 2-4 years in a customer service role requiring direct contact with the public (both on the telephone and face-to-face)


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities


· Knowledge of the Catholic faith, rituals, and traditions


· Understanding of the Order of Christian Funerals


· Able to conduct oneself with a “Family First” approach


· Working knowledge of funeral services, ceremonies, and case management


· Excellent interpersonal, communication, and telephone skills


· Ability to multi-task and manage several funeral cases at the same time


· Able to coordinate with many internal departments and external providers


· Ability to work and make decisions under pressure and tight deadlines


· Highly organized, detail oriented, and excellent time management skills


· Proficient in the use of computers, software, and technology


· Bilingual English/Spanish required


Licenses and Certifications


· Valid funeral director license and/or the ability to obtain a license in the state of practice, if applicable


· Valid state issued driver’s license, good driving record, and proof of insurance is required


Physical Requirements


· Ability to lift or move objects weighing between 75-100 lbs.


· Ability to push and pull up to 300 lbs. with a wheeled cart


· Ability to stand for long periods on a hard surface


 


 


 


 


 


Company Description

CFCS is a charitable organization founded in faith and is an open source provider of information for end of life services–funeral, cremation, and cemetery.

Employment will go to those individuals whose knowledge, skills, and experience most closely qualifies them for the position offered without regard to race, color, creed, sex, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, or national origin.


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