Job Posting


Position: Camp Cook
Hiring for the upcoming season: 2 position

Pre-Camp Season:

    • Prepare the kitchen area for season
    • Complete an inventory of all kitchen supplies and equipment
    • Prepare a list of material required for the summer
    • Review the menu for each camp session suitable for the age and dietary needs of the campers
    • Become familiar with kitchen equipment and location of supplies
    • Read and become familiar with ‘Cooking 101’ manual
    • Attend and participate in pre-camp activities (tag day, set up weekend, orientation)

During Camp Season:

    • Responsible for safety in the kitchen and eating area
    • Required to adhere to OCA standards and Food Handler policies (must wear closed toe shoes, hat or head covering, and apron while cooking in the kitchen)
    • Inspect kitchen and dining and surrounding area daily
    • Maintaining kitchen hygiene
    • Maintain order in the food storage supply room and water treatment system
    • Submit daily report to the Camp Director
    • Encourage all campers to participate in planned activities
    • Prepare the pre-planned menu
    • Evaluate and supervise campers on clean up
    • Serving moderate quantity of food (seconds available) coordinate dining hall and assist
    • Food preparation and serving,
    • Keep daily log of all foods served, quantities, number of people served and waste to evaluate quantities prepared match what is required
    • Dispose of all waste, garbage and recycling in main cabin
    • Support duties of Director (as assigned by Director)

End of Season:

    • Submit end of season written report on kitchen activities
    • Submit end of season inventory of kitchen supplies and equipment
    • Make recommendations for future year menus
    • Attend and participate in end of season activities (clean up week – final week of summer)


    • Coordinate and participate in daily schedule of activities and chores
    • Assume responsibility for the safety of campers and report all injuries to the Camp Director
    • Participate in nightly campfire program
    • Know where campers are at all times during meals and clean up
    • Ensure main cabin, deck and dining hall are clean and tidy
    • Supervise the refilling of condiment supplies after each meal
    • Ensure food is prepared to meet daily programming schedule
    • Food preparation must begin in an appropriate amount of time before the meal is scheduled to be served
    • Report to the Director any counsellors who are absent or inactive during chores and mealtime
    • Work to ensure all campers are included, safe and comfortable
    • Attend counsellor and staff meeting nightly
    • Bring forth concerns to Camp Directors
    • Participate in all other camp activities

General Duties:

    • Follow camp rules and expectations
    • Serve as a positive role model for campers
    • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics:

    • Food Handlers Certificate
    • Experience working with children
    • Previous camping skills
    • Demonstrated leadership skills
    • Demonstrated cooking skills – performing skills
    • Demonstrated organizational skills
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
    • Team player
    • Basic First Aid


    • Participate in the regional tag day program
    • Participate in the pre camp work sessions
    • Participate in the camp orientation program
    • Participate in weekly camp sessions  (Monday-Friday)
    • Participate in camp closure









April 29, 2023


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