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Job Number:  45244
Cook - Casual - Abbotsford & Vancouver
Job Posted: Wednesday, 6 June 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 22 June 2018
(3 days ago)
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Fraser Valley Type: Casual
Location: Vancouver & Abbotsford Salary: 22.05

 

Cooks – Casual Positions

both Hospice locations in Vancouver and Abbotsford.

 

For over two decades, Canuck Place Children’s Hospice (CPCH) has made a significant difference in the lives of children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. Be part of a talented and innovative team that takes pride in supporting and providing the highest quality pediatric palliative care.

 

As part of the Food Services team, the Cooks plan, prepare and cook a variety of food items (according to FoodSafe standards); assign tasks and provide direction to kitchen volunteers; assist in planning recreational activities (baking, etc.) to include children and their families; and maintain a clean, stocked kitchen and supply area. The Cooks work closely with other staff, as well as families and volunteers.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

 

Completion of Grade 12 or equivalent, plus qualification as a cook from a recognized cooking school, supplemented by a minimum of one year related experience in food preparation and cooking. Consideration will be given to an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Related experience in a health care facility is preferred.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Knowledge of commonly used kitchen equipment, its use and maintenance.
  • Knowledge of cooking procedures and food safe techniques.
  • Effective verbal and written English communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact with individual at all levels.
  • Ability to plan and organize work.
  • Ability to work with children and families in sensitive situations.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a team.
  • Ability to establish and maintain appropriate professional and personal boundaries.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and prepare a variety of nutritious food items that appeal to all ages.
  • FoodSafe Level 1 certificate is required.
  • WHMIS certification is required.

 

Flexibility is necessary, as this position may require occasional weekend and evening work and travel within the Lower Mainland.

 

Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to by June 22, 2018. Please specify “Casual Cook” in the subject line of your email and indicate how you first heard about the position.

 

For more information about Canuck Place Children’s Hospice, go to our website: canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/

 

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates who have been short-listed will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Qualified applicants are invited to email their resume and cover letter in MS Word or Adobe PDF format to by June 22, 2018. Please specify “Casual Cook” in the subject line of your email and indicate how you first heard about the position.
Contact Details:
Anne Schretlen
Canuck Place Children's Hospice
1690 Matthews Ave
Vancouver, BC, V6J 2T2

Tel: 6047303302
E-mail:
www:   www.canuckplace.org/about-us/careers/


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