Maryhouse Breakfast Coordinator & Front Desk Receptionist

Position starts August 1, 2019

Maryhouse, a program of Loaves & Fishes, is a daytime drop-in hospitality center for homeless women and families. We provide support, refuge and crisis intervention to our guests. Other program services include breakfast, showers, toiletry/hygiene items as well as a mail and messaging service.


  • Greeting guests and visitors warmly, welcoming them to Maryhouse and explaining program services.
  • Answering the phone, providing information regarding Maryhouse services and local resources for women and children experiencing homelessness.
  • Taking over the phone and in person messages, filing and distributing mail to Maryhouse guests.
  • Overseeing breakfast preparation and service to over 100 women and children.
  • Coordinating clean-up duties of kitchen and dining room.
  • Ensuring food safety procedures are followed by staff and volunteers.
  • Ordering food and supplies from Loaves & Fishes Warehouse.
  • Undergoing Food Handling Training and Certification.
  • Performing basic clerical duties.
  • Collaborating with all members of the Maryhouse staff to provide hospitable, low-barrier services to our guests.
  • Modeling respectful & hospitable behavior toward volunteers, donors, guests, staff, etc and representing Maryhouse professionally at all times.
  • Receiving training in other Maryhouse jobs in order to fill in as needed as well as, performing other duties as assigned.


  • Desire to work compassionately with women and families experiencing homelessness.
  • Ability to work with individuals experiencing various levels of crisis including but not limited to, mental illness, drug/alcohol addiction, domestic violence, etc.
  • Ability to stand for entire shift, bend, lift at least 20 lbs and go up and down stairs.
  • Willingness and temperament to work in a fast-paced, high energy and unpredictable environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers as a team.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience working with homeless or marginalized population.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Basic computer skills, specifically, MS Office.

Please submit resume and one letter of recommendation relevant to the job duties to Human Resources, PO Box 13495 Sacramento, CA 95813, fax to Human Resources at (916) 446-9376, or email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it no later than June 28, 2019.

Mission Statement: in an environment of welcome, hospitality, safety and cleanliness we seek to provide an oasis for homeless men, women and children seeking survival services

Loaves & Fishes neither solicits nor accepts government funds

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Street Address:
1351 North C. St.
Sacramento, CA 95811

PO Box 13495
Sacramento, CA 95813

Phone: 916-446-0874
Fax: 916-446-0875


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