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Breakfast Host - Emergency Warming Center - TRUCKEE

The Emergency Warming Center (EWC), operated by North Tahoe-Truckee Homeless Services, opens on the most severe weather nights from November to April. The EWC provides guests a warm, dry, safe place to stay overnight.  Also offered are a warm dinner, breakfast, basic necessities, and connection to services.

The Breakfast Host shift is from 7-9am.

  • Upon arrival, turn on lights and wake-up guests. Check in with overnight staff for any information. Ensure that coffee is ready at 7am and begin serving breakfast. Usually the night shift will start the coffee so there is one pot ready when you arrive. If there is a large group of guests you will want to empty that into the thermos and start another pot.  
  • Breakfast is served 7am to 7:30am. (This time may extend slightly, especially if there is a large group) Upon arrival, review the NTTHS binder for breakfast menu and any pertinent information. Guests may request as much coffee, milk, and juice as they need.  Please wash your hands and put on a mask before handling or serving any food. Mask should be worn throughout your entire shift at the EWC.  
  • Fruit and snacks may be given to guest at their request.  
  • Use white ceramic plates, bowls, utensils, and mugs. 
  • Check refrigerator for leftovers, muffins, milk (all should be available to use)  
  • In the food cupboard you will find oatmeal, black tea, hot chocolate, snacks for guests to take.  
  • Wash dishes in hot soapy water, dry, and put away ~ or use dishwasher & start it.  
  • Wipe serving areas down with a bleach cleaner or Clorox wipes after breakfast concludes. Mask and gloves should be worn during cleaning. Wash hands after cleaning.   
  • Empty trash can in dining room or kitchen as needed.  
  • Sweep and mop the kitchen and dining area  
  • Once breakfast and clean-up is complete, please provide assistance to hosts, staff and guests as needed.  

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Housing & Homelessness, Better Together
Food Preparation & Meal Services

Age Minimum (with Adult): 12+, Minimum Age:18+

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