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Assistant Head Cook

About Our Camp

Silver Lake is a traditional, overnight summer camp, situated on a 225 acre site overlooking a private lake, just outside Kincardine, ON. For more than 50 years, Silver Lake has been providing fun, caring and inspiring experiences for campers and staff alike. We offer programming for children ages 6-18, and host 60-70 campers per session. Our Mission at Silver Lake Camp is to share the joy of knowing Jesus Christ, making Christ central to all aspects of our programs, whether worship or play; seeking to set an example that embodies the value of personal faith in Christ, the importance of community, and commitment to God’s world.

Our staff team is the most important building block of each summer. As such, we seek staff who have a desire to facilitate meaningful and empowering experiences for children and youth; are enthusiastic, excited to try new things, and enjoy working outdoors; and are ready to grow their leadership capacity, all while sharing the love of Christ. If this sounds like you, then we encourage you to consider becoming a part of our team!

About the Position: Assistant Head Cook

Position Overview: The Assistant Head Cook works closely with the Head Cook to lead the Kitchen team in preparing all meals & snacks at camp, in compliance with federal, provincial, and local food safety legislation. They must help to maintain a clean and organized kitchen, including doing dishes, regular cleaning and sanitizing, and ensuring safe and organized food storage. They are also responsible for assisting the Head Cook in providing emotional and spiritual support and leadership for the Kitchen team. When not performing their Kitchen duties, they assist with camp programming and activities.

Dates of Employment: June 16, 2023 – August 28, 2023

Position requirements:

  • Minimum 18 years of age (by Dec. 31 of the year of employment).  
  • Experience in and enjoy working with children.
  • Ability to work in and lead a team.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
  • A positive and flexible attitude.
  • Safe Food Handling Certification is an asset (training to be provided otherwise).
  • Kitchen experience is strongly desired.
  • A valid G-class driver’s license is desirable.
  • Previous camp experience is an asset.

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Silver Lake United Church Camp

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