Job Posting

Sous Chef

Do you love food? Do you enjoy food prep, cooking, baking, and working as part of a team to get delicious food on the table for hundreds of hungry folks? Then working in the kitchen at Camp Tamakwa is the perfect job for you!

Founded in 1936, Tamakwa is home to over 250 campers aged 7-16. Our intimate camp size allows for small camper to staff ratios where campers feel supported in every aspect of daily camp life. Tamakwa prides itself on traditional values, camp spirit, safety and skill development. Tamakwa’s rich traditions, family atmosphere, and unique site distinguishes itself, along with numerous watersports, landsports, creative arts, outdoor skills activities, as well as a premier canoe tripping program.

Led by Head Chef Phil Cowley, the kitchen staff at Tamakwa prepare and serve three meals and two snacks a day for campers and staff. The summer season runs from mid-june until the middle of August, with an opportunity for a few staff to arrive before camp and stay into the fall to prepare meals for the before and after camp groups.

Camp Tamakwa is hiring a Sous Chef for 2022!

This position includes a competitive salary, room and board and a fantastic summer at camp.  This position has the opportunity to continue after the summer season.

Please apply by visiting to complete our staff application.

Spend your summer in beautiful Algonquin Park and on the sunny shores of South Tea Lake!




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