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Job Number:  41770
Head Cook
Job Posted: Thursday, 8 February 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 14 April 2018
(41 days ago)
BC Easter Seals
Region: Thompson & Okanagan Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Lake Country Salary: (not entered)

Head Cook


16% of the Canadian population has a disability. In British Columbia and the Yukon, approximately 750,000 adults and 26,000 children have a disability that limits their independence and quality of life.


Help make a difference in the lives of children and young adults with disabilities at Easter Seals BC/Yukon. Since 1952, Easter Seals BC/Yukon has offered programs and services to children with disabilities and their families. Building on decades of experience, Easter Seals BC/Yukon is a trusted charity and established leader in the support of the disabled community. In BC and the Yukon, children and families are supported and inspired through programs and services delivered at Easter Seals Camp Winfield, Easter Seals Camp Shawnigan, Easter Seals Camp Squamish, and Easter Seals House in Vancouver.



The Head Cook has a leadership role supervising the food services team and managing the kitchen. We are looking for someone with strong problem solving skills, a positive attitude, and a sense of pride in creating delicious meals to lead our kitchen team and contribute to the energetic atmosphere of camp. Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Preparing food for camping program, offseason rentals, and site staff
  • Ensuring all special diets and food allergies are well attended to
  • Hiring, training, supervision, and scheduling of food services staff
  • Management of all kitchen operations (i.e. inventory, ordering, budget compliance, ensuring proper food storage and sanitation standards are met)



  • Experience in food preparation for large groups (100+ people) and team supervision
  • Completion of a safe food-handling course and WHMIS certification
  • Strong self-starter, team player, problem solver, leader and multi-tasker
  • Adaptable, quick on your feet, and strong communication skills
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Clear criminal record check, including vulnerable sector search



  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • On-site accommodation is negotiable
  • Gain valuable experience in team management and large group food service
  • Join an enthusiastic team who share a passion for helping others



This is a full time contract position from mid-May to early September. Schedule is dictated by camping program and rental dates, including some evenings and weekends. This position is available at Camp Winfield, located at 1790 Davidson Road, Lake Country, BC.



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Contact Details:
BC Easter Seals
3981 Oak Street
Vancouver, BC, V6H4H5

Tel: (604) 873-1865
www:   www.eastersealsbcy.ca/

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