COME JOIN OUR TEAM! Friendsview is known as one of the most respected employers in Newberg. We partner with Bon Appetit to prepare meals that are fresh, and made from scratch with many ingredients purchased in the Willamette Valley. Are you interested in exploring your passion for food, using your creativity to respond to the complex palette of our diverse residents, and working with a high-energy team of committed professionals who are passionate about great customer service and fabulous food? Then this is your opportunity to grow your career at the cutting edge of the food service industry.

We offer competitive wages, benefits and an exceptional work environment. Job duties include using batch cooking method and safe food handling practices to prepare entrees, homemade soups, and sauces for regular and special diets; oversee prep staff and solve problems as they arise – professionally, rapidly and fairly.

Now hiring for a Variable Hour Catering position.

At Friendsview we covenant together, residents, staff, and board of directors, to uphold the following values: Integrity, Compassion, Excellence, Stewardship, Friends Heritage, Community, Dignity and Service guide. Friendsview is an equal employment opportunity employer.



Responsible for preparing and delivering  items for all catered events, handling food in accordance with recognized food serving standards, and providing a level of customer service that upholds the fine dining standards of Friendsview.



  • With supervision, prepares food items for catered events
  • Follows instructions to organize serving items and transport to needed area
  • Sets up serving areas as for catered events
  • Attends to the needs of all residents and guest during catered events , answers questions and provides any needed items
  • Keeps serving areas stocked with food items and maintains sanitation & appearance
  • Assists wait staff with all aspects of meal service


  • Sanitation and Safety
  1. Cleans all preparation & serving areas using proper bussing, cleaning and sanitizing procedures
  2. Immediately reports any safety concerns or hazards to supervisor

Customer Service, Staff & Client Relationships

  1. Knowledgably & courteously answers questions regarding service, food preparation & ingredients
  2. Represents Friendsview Retirement Community in a respectful and friendly manner at all times.
  3. Serves catered items according to department standards
  4. Removes dishes etc. from tables according to fine dining protocols
  5. Treats all customers, staff and management with professionalism, care and respect.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Supports staff and management in developing a sense of teamwork and cooperation with willingness to contribute as needed or assigned
  2. Able to perform all duties of Wait Staff I & II as needed.
  3. Adheres to Friendsview’s values, culture and commitment to quality food and service.
  4. Follow posted schedule and get approval from management for any changes to the schedule.
  1. Attend staff and safety meetings.
  2. Adheres to all Health Department and OSHA regulations.
  3. Adheres to the injury/accident, uniform and other department policies & standards
  4. Any other duties as assigned by supervisor

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS : Must be able to stand, walk and exert well paced mobility for period of up to four (4) hours in length. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs and use proper lifting skills. Sufficient manual-dexterity to manage dishes safely.


WORKING CONDITIONS: Work in a clean, well-lighted dining room and serving area of kitchen. Hazards typical to a food service kitchen (hot cooking surfaces, electrical equipment, wet floors, sharp objects and hazardous cleaning chemicals)


BSP EXPOSURE: Category II: Your tasks and normal routines involve no exposure to blood, body fluids or tissues. In the event of an unexpected blood, body fluid or tissue spill there will be an employee available who has been designated to take responsibility for clean-up and decontamination of potentially infectious body substances. You are not to come in contact with potentially infectious body substances.


  • Verbal & written English language skills necessary to work safely in fast-paced environment with close proximity to co-workers & equipment.
  • Ability to get along with co-workers and supervisors to foster a sense of teamwork and cooperation

Appreciation for older adults and ability to interact in friendly and respectful manner at all times with residents and guests



Apply Online 

Or Download Printed Application:

PLEASE PRINT CLEARLY. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be processed.

Return Printed Applications To:

Friendsview Human Resources
Attn: Colleen Aguilar
1301 Fulton Street
Newberg, Oregon 97132