Shift Lead - Food&Beverage
Job Details
Give Kids The World - Kissimmee, FL
Part Time
High School


Provide day-to-day and on-going leadership, direction, vision and support to ensure the Give Kids The World Standards of Quality, Safety, Show and Service Excellence are consistently maintained throughout all Village food and beverage operations, including the Towne Hall Food Court front-of-house experience and dish room operation; as well as assist with the planning and development of menu items.




  • Assist with the development and implementation of healthy and nutritious menu items for meals and snacks.
  • Order food and beverage supplies to meet guest and staff needs.
  • Ensure all COVID-19 policies and procedures are implemented for all food and beverage outlets.
  • Ensure staff and operations for Pizza Kitchen, Service Counter, Express Start Breakfast, Henri's Starlite Scoops and Noah’s Nook run efficiently and effectively. This includes: training & monitoring volunteers, product quality, equipment, deliveries & stocking, and serve guests in outlets.
  • Ensure operations run effectively and guests' needs are met for all deliveries, including Pizza, Breakfast Cart, Cookie Cart and Katie's Kitchen.
  • Stock food court serving lines with clean/sanitized dishes, utensils, etc. as needed.
  • Assist with the set-up and breakdown of dining areas as directed.
  • Assist with the receiving of food products.

Guest Service

  • Ensure the guest experience from arrival, greeting and check-in are delivered with Service Excellence.
  • Coordinate the fulfillment of special need requests.
  • Ensure all allergy requirements are maintained.
  • Ensure food quality, variety, preparation and presentation.

Volunteer Oversight

  • Oversee all food and beverage related specifics of the GKTW Volunteer experience.
  • Conduct volunteer training and assign specific jobs to volunteers.
  • Provide coaching and recognition to enable volunteers and encourage retainment.

All other duties as assigned



  • Regularly required to walk, stand, bend, stoop, reach, balance, use hands and arms for extended periods of time.
  • Able to work in inclement weather.
  • Able to lift up to 50+ pounds, unassisted.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule, to include rotating shifts, nights, weekends and/or extended hours of work.
Skills, Competencies, Education and Experience
  • Ability to plan and develop nutritional menu items that are appealing to a wide array of guests of different age ranges.
  • Committed to Quality, Safety, Show and Service Excellence for all Guests.
  • Able to facilitate working relationships by adjusting approaches to meet the needs of a diverse team.
  • Demonstrated effective leader with the ability to train, coach and motivate team members.
  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented.
  • Ability to multi task in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to communicate, understand, speak, read, write English to communicate with departments, guests, volunteers, and vendors.
  • Ability to operate a motorized vehicle, including battery-operated golf cart.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Must meet acceptable attendance and punctuality requirements, which are essential functions for the position.    
  • High School Diploma.
  • At least 3 years of food and beverage experience, including culinary.
  • At least 1 year of previous management experience.

Give Kids The World is a drug-free workplace.

Give Kids The World has a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy in place that applies to all employees and applicants for employment. By submitting a complete job application I understand I will abide by that policy.