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Job Number:  47001
Cook PT #0303
Job Posted: Friday, 10 August 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 16 August 2018
(65 days ago)
Lookout Housing and Health Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Part time
Location: Surrey Salary: $18.18

NOTICE:                                                                                                                         JOB POSTING #0303

POSITION:      COOK                                                                                          1 Part Time – Guildford Shelter

SALARY:          $18.18 (as per the Collective Agreement)


  • Sunday through Monday
  • Shift times are 11:00-19:00 hrs
  • Shifts are 7.5 hours in length
  • Days of rest shall be consecutive. Schedule may change with two weeks’ notice
  • Probationary/qualifying period will be 488 hours with mid and end point reviews.


The Cook reports to the Site Manager and works in accordance with the mission and philosophy of Lookout Housing and Health Society including following Lookout’s Code of Ethics. The Cook prepares, cooks and serves daily meals and is responsible for ensuring availability of food and beverage for guests.  Maintains a high standard of cleanliness in eating and prep areas.

JOB DUTIES: (in brief)

  • Prepare, cook, serve daily meals, snacks and beverages
  • Ensure availability of food for guests after hours
  • Maintain high standard of cleanliness of kitchen, dining, storage areas and equipment
  • Work with and oversee kitchen volunteers
  • Follow set menu and itemize supplies required
  • Will organize and complete required work in a safe, clean and friendly environment.
  • Some shopping may occur.


  • Minimum Grade 12 education and Cooking Diploma, plus two (2) years of recent related experience or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Must have current OFA 1 First Aid Certificate and Food Safe Certificate from the Department of Health
  • Experience with institutions or large organizations including experience with cost analysis and effectiveness
  • Experience in menu planning and developing order supply lists
  • Crisis Intervention Skills Training an asset
  • Ability to work independently or in a team setting and to manage and organize daily workload
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Must understand and maintain clientele/worker boundaries
  • Ability to work with disadvantaged and challenging adults in a diverse environment
  • Quick learner and self-motivated
  • Strong physical and mental ability to perform work tasks
  • Must be able to operate job related equipment
  • A minimum of two (2) years sobriety if you have had concerns related to alcohol and/or drug use.
  • Criminal Record Clearance – vulnerable sector

TO APPLY:         Submit cover letter and resume with Job Posting # in the subject line to:

Applications will be accepted until 17:00 hours, August 16, 2018


“All employees, including laid off and displaced employees, are entitled to apply on the vacancy and be considered pursuant to the provisions of Article 12.9.” Internal applicants must notify manager of intent to apply. External applicants will be reviewed after Internal.



How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Submit cover letter and resume. Quote posting #0303
Contact Details:
Lookout Housing and Health Society
544 Columbia Street
New Westminster BC, V3L 1B1

www:   lookoutsociety.ca/careers/

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