Job Posting

Camp Cook (Head Cook)

Camp Menesetung

Camp Menesetung – Who We Are: Overnight Camp, Day Camp, Leadership Training Centre

On the Shore of Lake Huron – 5 Minutes north of Goderich, Ontario.


Camp Menesetung (30 staff, 60-90 campers/week) is a non-profit charity that seeks to provide amazing growth opportunities to campers (ages 5-15) of all backgrounds at subsidized rates – Camp is for Everyone. Camp Menesetung is affiliated with the United Church of Canada and we welcome and celebrate staff and campers of all faith and non-faith backgrounds (be that atheist, agnostic, spiritual but not religious, or religious – and anything in between). Our mission is explicitly NOT to seek to convert our campers, but to foster an environment where all feel comfortable sharing community, opening their minds, thinking big thoughts, and enjoying support & friendship.

Camp Menesetung is committed to valuing the good work that our staff do, we are thrilled to report that we have achieved an 80% summer staff salary increase from 2017-2021. A word of caution and encouragement: this is a job that, if you are ready for it, has the potential to be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences of your life; this is a job that will change lives – yours and your campers. Choosing this job is a choice to challenge yourself to become a better person. Are you ready?

We have a gorgeous open-concept, equipped, industrial kitchen with a view of Lake Huron out our Dining Hall windows.

Required Qualifications:  Age: 18+, Safe Food Handling, clean vulnerable sector police record check, vaccinated for COVID-19, cooking experience required.


Salary: Dependent on experience and certifications, between ($600-$750/week + Room&Board)


Employment Dates: Spring, (May & June Occasional – Negotiable), Summer Sessions (Sunday-Friday) June 26th -August 19th, 2022


Responsibilities: The Cook is responsible for everything ‘Food’ at Camp, including: Menu planning, food ordering, training Kitchen-Assistants, food preparation, and serving. A day involves Breakfast, Lunch, Snack, Supper, Snack – with a range of 70-110 people/meal. Please see the Job Description on our website below for further details. We are also willing to consider a cooking pair or duo to take on the job!


To Apply

For more information, learn about our COVID-19 job adaptations, and to complete an online application, please visit our website!


If you have any questions please contact us!


Colleen Lowrie | Camp

Clayton Peters | Executive Director |



January 6, 2022

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