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Job Number:  38609
Sous Chef - Kids in the Hall Program
Job Posted: Monday, 2 October 2017
Closing Date: Friday, 27 October 2017
(48 days ago)
Region: Edmonton area Type: Full time
Location: Edmonton Salary: (not entered)

e4c is a not-for-profit organization that works across Edmonton, helping people get what they need to tackle life’s challenges. At e4c, we are working to limit, alleviate and ultimately eliminate poverty in Edmonton. Everyone has a story . . . and we believe in a future where poverty isn’t part of it.


As the Sous Chef, your primary responsibility is to provide site-management for the Kids in the Hall Program, with a significant focus on catering and operations. Working collaboratively in a co-management role with the Café Manager, the Sous Chef is responsible for meeting Café and catering outcomes and delivering an exceptional customer experience that encompasses a social focus.


Hours: Full-time: Monday to Friday: 40 hours; weekend work may be required.     


Why Join Our Team       

  • Build relationships and connect people to the work we do.
  • Engage with individuals in meaningful opportunities, which positively impact those we serve.
  • Be a part of a supportive team, dedicated to professional and personal growth.

In Your Role You Will

  • Supervise and train all front of the house staff, catering personnel and youth participants in the Employee Readiness Program.
  • Build rapport with the youth, demonstrate compassion and empathy for high-risk youth
  • Conduct and complete supervisions, evaluations, goal development for front of the house staff and catering personnel.
  • Plans and creates menu items that align with current market trends in conjunction with the chef.
  • Demonstrates and instructs front of the house staff in the proper use of café utensils and equipment.
  • Ensure compliance of public health protocols and food safety standards with regards to food handling, storage and meals prepared by youth and kitchen staff.
  • Oversee catering and delivery production and ensuring proper transportation, handling and storage of goods and materials.
  • Adhere to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety standards, Hotel, Food and Beverage Policies, Labor Health Regulation and agency policies and procedures.

Education and Certifications


  • Journeyman Cook/Baker Certified
  • Certifications: Pro-serve (or ability to obtain certification prior to start date), Food Handling, WHMIS, First Aid (CPR-AED)
  • Clear Police Check with Vulnerable Sector.
  • Clear Intervention Record Check.


  • Journeyman Red Seal Certification
  • Diploma/Certification in a Culinary Discipline
  • Certifications: Aboriginal Awareness, De-escalation, Suicide Intervention, Harm Reduction, Trauma Informed Practices 


  • Minimum 5 years’ as an Sous Chef with catering experience.
  • Minimum 3 years’ baking experience.
  • Previous leadership in culinary field required.
  • Previous experience within fast casual dining environment is an asset.
  • Proven track record of cost control including food, equipment, labor and wastage to meet financial goals


  • Communication - Communicate respectfully with others from diverse backgrounds and from all levels while accommodating differences and upholding organizational values, policies and procedures.
  • Relationship Building - Strong interpersonal skills, including: non-judgmental, empathic, and flexible approach.
  • Teamwork - Work collaboratively together with others to achieve group goals and objectives; has positive working relationships with colleagues and partners.
  • Creating and Leading Change - proactive and preventative; seeks ways to improve processes and efficiencies for enhanced service and community relations. Responds to new and innovative ideas in an effort to effectively problem solve for resolution.
  • Service Orientation - Takes personal accountability to deliver the best service by demonstrating best practice behaviors following organizational policy and procedures, CARF standards, OH & S, and Government of Alberta Licensing protocols.



Thank you to all those apply. Only those short-listed will be contacted for an interview.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please forward Cover Letter and Resume to:
Contact Details:
Website: www.e4calberta.org

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