Job Posting

Assistant Cook

General Info:

Work Term: June 25th – August 19th 2022
Salary: $2399.88 + room & board

Description: Camp Misquah is looking for a dedicated and responsible Assistant Cook for our summer camp. The Assistant Cook is expected to maintain open lines of communication and work in a cooperative manner with other camp staff in fulfilling roles and duties. Their key responsibilities include working in the camp kitchen and preparing meals for all campers and staff. They will need to pay special attention to health and safety, dietary restrictions, and the clean preparation of meals. Reports Directly to the Head Cook.


  • Must be able to provide a Criminal Record Check
  • Standard First Aid + CPR are assets
  • Will receive basic ASL, basic NVCI & consent training. Will be trained on camp procedures.


  • Responsible for the safety, health, and well-being of campers
  • Adhere to all Covid-19 related policies and procedures
  • Prepare all camp food alongside the Head Cook
  • Unpacking and storing of food and supplies
  • Achieve and maintain kitchen area and equipment cleanliness at all times
  • Prepare food for a variety of dietary restrictions including but not limited to: vegetarian, vegan, lactose free, gluten free and potential combinations of those
  • Attend pre-camp training (in-city and on site) and attend daily meetings while at camp (optional)
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Strong work ethic – able to consistently apply Misquah’s core values (respect, inclusiveness, safety and caring) to their day-to-day responsibilities
  • Experience working in a summer camp environment, or in a kitchen
  • Graduation or current attendee of culinary school is an asset
  • Completion of a Food Handling certification is an asset
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities or in a summer camp environment is an asset
  • Strong communication and teamwork abilities and ability to problem solve effectively
  • Outgoing personality and willing to actively participate in camp




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