Job Posting

Prep Cook/Dishwasher

Are you looking to spend the summer outside? Camp Winston summer team opportunities give young professionals valuable skill-building experience, practical training and a network of colleagues and friends that cannot be easily captured in traditional placement opportunities. Our amazing team is focused on fun, active and meaningful support of children and teens with complex neurobiology. You will join a group of 70 staff as we embark on a bright and diverse adventure to help 140 children. We are dedicated to the growth and maturity of our staff and are committed to the mental health and well-being of all who join Camp Winston.  


Job Description: 

As a dishwasher, you will be the backbone of the kitchen team and as a prep cook, you will be responsible for helping the Chef and Sous Chef with food preparation. Maintaining a safe and sanitary kitchen environment while learning valuable skills in a relaxed environment. 


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting Chefs and Line Cooks with food preparation
  • Assisting with dining hall set up prior to each meal period 
  • Rinsing and spraying dishes prior to feeding into the dishwasher.
  • Cleaning dishes and cookware after each meal period 
  • Helping to maintain a clean and organized kitchen
  • May be required to lift up to 50lbs
  • Standing almost 100% of the time during your shifts
  • Assisting with putting away orders and breaking down boxes

Camp Winston reserves the right to re-assign the duties of an employee at any time to ensure the safety of our campers, teens and staff. Job may include “other duties as assigned.”

Provided Training Opportunities:

  • Orientation of the organization
  • Some on the job training 


      Qualifications and Experience Considered an Asset:

  • A basic understanding and knowledge of cleanliness 
  • A keen sense of responsibility 
  • Some prior kitchen experience is an asset but not required
  • Willingness to learn


Location, Hours, Work Environment & Compensation:

  • Camp Winston (1147 Riverlane Pvt. Kilworthy, ON) from June – August 2023
  • Contract Hourly Wage: $15.50 – $17 based on experience
  • Summer contracts available as required 
  • Start and End Dates June 1st, 2023 – Aug 31, 2023
  • Staff Lounge, Wifi and Computer Access, Staff Parties and Activities to celebrate the team
  • Access to computer and phones


What We Offer & Our Culture:

  • Leadership focused on the team’s success rather than individual accolades
  • We pride ourselves on providing unparalleled training and hands on experience to support individuals with multiple and complex neurodiverse diagnosis
  • We operate the Camp Winston Foundation and its programs with Fun, Stability, Accountability, Reliability and Compassion as guiding principles
  • We always lead by example, act in a respectful and effective manner with all people, in a manner that recognizes, affirms and values of Camp Winston
  • We uphold a high standard of professionalism as outlined in the Code of Conduct
  • We pick up the phone, we encourage relationships and understand that much more can be accomplished through conversation and listening  
  • We embrace and encourage diversity in our team to people of all cultures, classes, races, ethnic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, faiths and religions in a manner that recognizes, affirms and values the worth of individuals, families and communities
  • We maintain a safe and healthy work environment by following standards and procedures; complying with legal codes and regulations
  • We continually seek growth, optimization and improvement to offer the very best care possible to our campers
  • Based on our population and their vulnerabilities and behaviours, we have a zero-tolerance policy in the code of conduct with regards to recreational drug and alcohol usage on site
  • Confidentiality and discretion when supporting colleagues, campers and teens


About Camp Winston:

Located on Sparrow Lake in the Muskoka region of Ontario, Camp Winston is a unique retreat for

children with complex neurobiological disorders who need highly specialized support. At Camp

Winston, children have the opportunity to escape their ordinary and often challenging daily lives,

connect with others in a way they’ve never experienced, and build life-long skills with the help and

support of the dedicated and passionate Camp Winston staff. In most cases, for the first time in

their lives, Camp Winston campers feel welcomed, connected, and secure enough to participate

without fear of rejection or alienation. Camp Winston’s primary goal is to set these special children

up for success. Learn more about Camp Winston at


To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to




Camp Winston Foundation

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(416) 487-6229