Our organization, the Russian American Community Services Association, is dedicated to improving the lives of seniors and adults with disabilities in San Francisco. Our mission is to provide food and social services to this community, with a focus on serving Eastern European Americans. To accomplish this, we offer a range of programs, including the Congregate Meals program, Home Delivered Meals program, Home Delivered Grocery program, and St. Olga Housing program. These programs are all united under the umbrella of the Community Services Program. Together, these programs work to provide vital support and assistance to seniors and adults with disabilities in our community.
All administrative, management and operational responsibilities are vested in the Executive Director. ED handles RACS business plan and DAS programs contracts, bookkeeping and maintenance, hires and supplies orders, to name a few. She supervises work execution to ensure that all is in the compliance and runs smoothly and efficiently.
A Chef of the highest level, with a specialization in Eastern European cuisine. Manages 6 kitchen staff, composes the menus, monitors the high quality and taste of the food.
Manager with extensive knowledge in psychology, organization of events and work with key clients. In constant dialogue with sponsors and philanthropists.
Handles all Home Delivered Meals, Clients’ Annual At-Home Assessments for qualification for the program, including Initial DAS cleared intake assessment of new clients and existing enrolled clients; Provides translation and distribution of Nutrition Education and other educational materials to Congregate and HDM clients; Responsible for Menu cycle and Monthly menu, approval and production in collaboration with our contracted Registered Dietitian and our Chef.
Manages meal deliveries to RACS homebound clients from scheduling and issuing daily delivery route lists to recording and reporting meals served for RACS, and as required by the Department of Disability and Aging Services. Coordinates and supervises delivery drivers contact person for HDM all delivery questions and concerns.
Prepares a schedule of activities and personally conducts all activities during Congregate Meal service hours. Tracks the schedule of all visitors to the dining room and helps each of them with issues related to the menu and the receipt of nutrition services. Coordinates daily Congregate meal service process, from the reservations and greeting our clients in the dining room, to supervising meal service and reporting meals served to the DAS.
Manages interaction with the San Francisco Marin Food Bank and monitors the fulfillment of orders. Conducts personal checks of clients of the Home Delivered Groceries program. Collects data and keeps a table of routes and program clients.