Job Posting

Camp Cook, Pathfinder

Employer: Camp Pathfinder

Position: Camp Cook

Vacancies: 2

Terms of Employment: Full-time / Seasonal

Location: Algonquin Park, Huntsville, Ontario

Employment Address: Source Lake, Algonquin Park, Algonquin Park, Ontario P1H 2H1

Hours of Work: 40 hours/week

24-week duration (1 week unpaid in August for camp closure) from May 1 – October 15, 2023, based on 40-hour week – 5 days on, 2 days off

Language: English


• Eligible for room and board

• Eligible for medical coverage

• Performance bonus per contract completion / overall camp financial performance

Salary: $26.25 – $27.50 CAD per hour ($1050.00 – $1,100 CAD per week) depending on experience

Contact: Please send resumes to and include “Camp Cook” in the email subject line.

Duties & Qualifications

Camp Cooks

The Pathfinder Camp Cooks report to the Camp Chef and provide daily meal and baking service. Up to two positions may be available.


• Assisting the Camp Chef in daily meal production.

• Managing the kitchen staff and the meal service in the absence of the Camp Chef.

• Responsible for daily baking production.

• Assisting the Camp Chef in managing the day-to-day kitchen operation.

• Maintaining excellent health and hygiene practices and adhere to the camp’s kitchen work and safety policies.

• Ensuring that special diet meals are prepared for campers, staff, and visitors with special needs.

• Ensuring the camp minimizes food waste, and complies with County, Pathfinder and Algonquin Park practices for food and waste handling and cleanliness.



• Secondary School completion required.

• Minimum 2 years’ experience in comparable setting required.

• Prior experience preferred in a children’s summer camp kitchen/food service.

• Culinary education qualifications or certification required.

• Cooking/baking skills for large groups.

• Excellent teamwork skills.

• Cuisine specialties: Canadian, Italian, Mexican, Vegetarian, special diets, etc.

• Number of positions: 1 – 2. One position may commence earlier due to camp opening date and small group food service in advance of the main season.

• Seasonal/Full Time/Residential.

• Day/Evening/Night, Weekday/Weekend.

• A cover letter, resume, references, personal interview, and criminal background check is required for the successful candidate(s).



April 15, 2023


(585) 249-0716