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Job Number:  48006
Job Posted: Friday, 14 September 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 28 September 2018
(47 days ago)
The Salvation Army St. Catharines Booth Centre
Region: Southern Ontario Type: Part time
Location: St. Catharines Salary: $14.69 per hour


Prepare meals as required.

Make use of and decide on best use of resources, including donations to minimize waste.

Ensure that Dept. of Health and Fire regulations are adhered to in the kitchen and food storage areas.

Maintain cleanliness of all equipment, drawers, and cupboards and clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces and utensils.

Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.

Adapt work practices within specific parameters to ensure the efficient delivery of food services.

Ensure adherence to the posted menu plans, special dietary concerns of those eating in the establishment

Document and record menus etc. in compliance with licensing requirements

Follow guidelines for the safety and security of food and equipment and monitor practices to ensure adherence

Monitor and maintain kitchen equipment, report any equipment issues to supervisor

Maintain sanitation, hygiene, health and safety standards and safe handling of foods while performing duties

Adhere to fire and health and safety standards pertaining to the kitchen and other areas of the facility

Perform other related duties as required.



Completed Secondary School plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months

Cook’s papers, one (1) year course

Minimum of one (1) year of prior related experience, with at least (1) year of institutional cooking experience.

Safe Food Handler’s Certification is required.

Ability to work in a team environment and/or independently

Self-motivated and disciplined

First Aid & CPR Certification is a definite asset.

Good knowledge of nutrition and safe food handling

Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to follow detailed instructions

Possess a positive attitude and work well with other team members

Able to communicate clearly both orally and in writing

Ability to reach, bend, stoop, and frequently lift more than 20 pounds, work in a standing position for long periods

Provide an original copy of Background Check screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion.  The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.

May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry

Support for and an understanding of mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada

NOTE:  Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered


This is a permanent part time position based on 38 hours biweekly.  Schedule may vary according to requirements of responsibilities.  Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The normal work schedule is on a rotational basis.  


Week 1 – Monday, Tuesday, and Friday - 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and includes a ½ hour unpaid meal break for weekend shifts. 


Week 2 – Wednesday and Thursday - 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.


Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume


We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.


The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.


Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
The Salvation Army St. Catharines Booth Centre
Laura Humphreys, Residential Services Manager
St. Catharines Booth Centre
184 Church Street, St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 3E7


E-mail: Laura_H
Attention: Laura Humphreys, Residential Services Manager
Please no phone calls.
Contact Details:
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