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Kitchen Manager/Cook

Kitchen Manager/Cook

Company: Camp Mini Yo We
Contact Person: Lana
1878 Muskoka Road 10 West
Port Sydney, Ontario , P0B 1L0

Position Description

Organization Profile

Camp Mini-Yo-We is one of Ontario’s largest Christian Camps.

Located just outside of Huntsville, in Port Sydney on Mary Lake.  


Summary of Responsibilities

Camp Mini-Yo-We is seeking a person to join our seasonal staff team in the role of Kitchen Manager/Cook.  This opportunity involves providing food service support for all aspects of the ministry.  The Kitchen Manager is an integral part of the Food Service Team. This includes: Cooking; food ordering; administration; operations of all kitchens; working with volunteers and other duties assigned by the Food Service Manager. 


Key Responsibilities

Reporting to the Food Service Manager, responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:


Prepares the necessary food items in accordance with meal plans and in a timely and efficient fashion to ensure that there is no interruption to guest service.
Adheres to standardized recipes and specifications in order to maintain consistency and ensure all standards are met.
Keeps work areas clean and organized including fridge’s/freezers, countertops and stove tops
Ensures that opening and closing procedures are carried out to standard
Will operate all kitchen equipment and conduct themselves with safety in mind at all times
Ensures that all food products are handled, stored, prepared and served safely in accordance with government Food Safety guidelines.
Report any and all deficiencies in kitchen equipment functionality and quality of food products to Food Service Manager in a timely fashion.
Complete other job related duties 
Responsible for the day to day operations of the kitchens when Food Service Manager is not in.
Prepares lists of food products required for ordering.
Communicating with staff, parents and campers directly to properly understand their needs 
This job involves working with and along side volunteers, both young people and adults.  
Assist with opening and closing seasonal kitchens 
Assist with overseeing Summer Volunteer Cooks


Physical Aspects of Position (include but are not limited to):

Constant standing and walking throughout shift
Frequent lifting and carrying up to 50 lbs
Occasional kneeling, pushing, pulling, lifting


Knowledge, Education and Experience

Food Handler’s Certificate is required
Clear Vulnerable Sector Verification Report
Be comfortable cooking in a commercial kitchen
Highly responsible and reliable
Ability to work well under pressure in a fast paced environment
Ability to work cohesively as part of a team
Strong organizational abilities, know how to prioritize and maintain focus.
Ability to focus attention on guest needs, remaining calm and courteous at all times.
Leadership abilities, a team player and people skills are needed with problem solving abilities
Basic computer skills with knowledge/training in Word, Outlook, Excel, helpful.
Driver’s license 


Honorarium, Accommodations and Meals are provided.


Preferred starting date: May 2018  end date: September 2, 2018  dates are flexible.


For more information please contact: Food Service Manager


Posted: March 2, 2018 | Expires: May 31, 2018
Posted Under: Camps
Career ID: [ 5010 ]