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Supper Club

Objective: To provide a nutritious meal and interact with HSHM clients; give HSHM Food Services staff a break.

Location: HSHM Kitchen at 303 East Oakland Avenue, Bloomington, IL


  • Prepare the meal using HSHM food in HSHM kitchen
  • Chopping, slicing, etc. of produce, meats and breads
  • Use commercial ovens, stove, grill, or fryer
  • Use of knives, commercial utensils and small wares
  • Stocking and organizing dry storage, walk-in coolers and freezers
  • General sanitation of kitchen
    • Wiping down shelving and counters
    • Usage of commercial dishwasher and three compartment sinks for washing dishes, pots and pans
    • Cleaning dining area, tables, chairs and self-serve areas
    • Sweeping and mopping
    • Cleaning and sanitizing of equipment

 Dress Code:

  • Shorts must reach the knee
  • No leggings or spandex tights
  • Sleeves must be capped or longer (armpits must be covered)
  • Shoes must be hard sole (no sandals of any kind)
  • Hair must be off shoulders and out of face; if long hair extends out of hat or hairnet it needs to be braided (hairnet will be provided)
  • Clean apron must be worn (apron will be provided)
  • Wash hands according to Health Department guidelines posted by handwashing sink
  • No saggy pants or under clothes showing
  • Shirt or pants must cover lower back and behind


  • 18+ years of age
  • Volunteer application on file
  • Group size no larger than 6

Time Commitment: 3-4 hours

Training/Support: Food Services staff will be on hand to help with equipment or questions

Benefits: You may learn new skills working in a commercial kitchen such as how to prepare for large groups. You will have first hand experience with clients as they interact with them while serving.



Department Supervisor: 

Carol Schrenk, Kitchen Manager


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