Job Title: Food Processor

Organization: AARI /KPSP

Location: Processing Kitchen at the Swift Factory (10 Love Lane)

Position Type: Part-time

Length of Employment:  2 years

Overview: Keney Park Sustainability is seeking a dedicated and skilled Food Processor to join our team. The Food Processor will play a crucial role in our organization’s mission by contributing to the preparation and processing of nutritious meals for distribution to individuals and families facing food insecurity. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a team that makes a real difference in the lives of others.

Supervision: The Food Processor will report to the Executive Director of Keney Park Sustainability, and will work in partnership with a second Hartford Public Schools’ Food and Nutrition Program.


  • Process and prepare a variety of food items following established procedures and guidelines.
  • Operate and maintain food processing equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ensure the quality and freshness of all food products.
  • Collaborate with the culinary team to meet production goals and deadlines.
  • Assist in inventory management, including monitoring and reporting on stock levels.
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment, adhering to all health and safety standards.
  • Participate in team meetings and contribute ideas for process improvement.


    • Previous experience in food processing or a related role is preferred.
    • Knowledge of food safety and hygiene practices.
    • Ability to follow recipes and work collaboratively in a team.
    • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
    • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and production demands.
  • Passion for making a positive impact on the community.

Pay rate: $20/hr. for 20 hours per week

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit their resume, a cover letter, and at least two professional references to Applications will be accepted until 3/31/2024  Please include “Food Processor Application” in the subject line. Keney Park Sustainability Project is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.