Veggie Chop Shop Kitchen Assistant (part-time)

the logos for Tikkun Ha-Ir and the THI Veggie Chop Shop. The Tikkun Ha-Ir logo is a red, black, and white mosaic of a cityscape with a menorah in the foreground and the sun above; pieces of the mosaic are being put into place in the upper right corner. Next to the image is the name "Tikkun Ha-Ir" in English and Hebrew characters, then "Repairing Milwaukee" below. The Veggie Chop Shop logo shows a watercolor circle with produce below the text reading "THI Veggie Chop Shop." The circle is outlined in green. Below the logo is green text that reads "Glean, Cook, Feed."

Category: Meal Service Workers

Position Title: Kitchen Hand / Prep Worker

Compensation: $15/hour 

Timeframe: 8-10 hours a week on mostly Tuesdays, Mid-July through mid-October

Position Description: Veggie Chop Shop, run by the nonprofit Tikkun Ha-Ir of Milwaukee, is a community meal program that utilizes gleaned and donated produce to create healthy meals for those living in shelters or visiting free meal sites. During the Veggie Chop Shop season, approximately 500 meals are distributed on a weekly basis to up to 10 area meal sites.

We are looking for kitchen support for the weekly operations of the program, including washing and cutting vegetables, doing dishes, and cleaning the kitchen. Occasionally will help with recipes and with moving/lifting produce. 


  • Experience working in a kitchen environment preferred
  • Can lift up to 30 lbs
  • Comfortable working on their feet
  • Capable of using a knife to prepare food efficiently
  • Comfortable working alongside volunteers of various backgrounds

Timeframe: June 14 – Sept 20, 2022

Tikkun Ha-Ir of Milwaukee is a Jewish social action and social justice organization whose mission is to build a more just community by uniting Jews of all backgrounds in study, action and civic engagement. Food justice work is a central part of what we do, and includes volunteers in all parts.

To apply: send resume and cover letter to

Diversity is a core value of our organization. We are an equal opportunity employer committed to economic, social, and racial justice. We do not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected classes. All are welcome to apply, including those of historically disenfranchised groups.

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