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Job Details

Job Number:  58121
Job Posted: Friday, 4 October 2019
Closing Date: Friday, 18 October 2019
(6 days ago)
Pacific Community Resources
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Contract - Part time
Location: Vancouver Salary: $20.22/hour – $22.95/hour
Broadway Youth Resource Centre - Vancouver (Job #8355 – 1902)

Term Part-Time - ending March 31, 2020 (6 months)

PCRS is a long-standing, award-winning not-for-profit that serves the most vulnerable people in the Province of B.C. We believe that helping the most marginalized individuals and families will raise the health and well-being of the communities we serve. Our vision is to see everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities, and our mission is to inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration. We value advocacy, diversity and inclusion, empowerment, service excellence, stewardship, and well-being. We have been recognized for placing a high value on work-life balance. Our Employee Family Assistance Program has a full preventative health program including nutrition awareness, stress reduction, and tools to assist our staff with maintaining a work-life balance. We take care of our people who take care of the people we serve.


Position Summary:

The Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC), located in Vancouver, BC is currently looking for a part-time permanent Cook to support the kitchen program.  We are seeking someone who has strong food service experience and is familiar with and interested in working with youth ages 13-24. In addition, this position will include one to two (1- 2) hours of vegetable garden maintenance weekly.


Primary Duties:

1) Provide a healthy, nutritious meal for youth:

  • Work independently to create a hot meal for between 30-60 youth, 2 days/week
  • Regularly allocate Greater Vancouver Food Bank donations to create weekly “Fresh Kits” to supply to youth.
  • Plan menus and manage kitchen inventory to the standards of the Food Security Supervisor

2) Support the BYRC team in day-to-day operations of the food program:

  • Work alongside youth workers to distribute food with a youth-centred approach
  • Support the training of youth and volunteers in basic kitchen skills
  • Assist Youth in maintaining Community Garden program – tend to keep the lot free of weeds and plant new product for upcoming seasons

3) Maintain the health and safety of the kitchen:

  • Perform a variety of cleaning duties throughout the shift
  • Support the food-safe environment of the food programs

 Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • Professional Cook Level One or Two Years in a kitchen leadership position
  • Combined one-year experience working with vulnerable populations

Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal record check including the vulnerable sector
  • Food Safe Level 1
  • Standard first aid and CPR certificates
  • Must be willing to receive or submit proof of receiving the annual flu vaccine

Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge of local cultural foods from Coast Salish territories
  • Knowledge of gardening procedures
  • Experience with incorporating diverse cultural foods into menus

 Salary Range:     $20.22/hour – $22.95/hour

Closing Date:      October 18, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

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“PCRS fosters an environment that ensures a sense of belonging, dignity, and respect. We welcome applications from persons with diverse backgrounds and all abilities.”

How to Apply
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Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
Please quote “Job #8355-1902” on your cover letter
and in the subject line of emails.
Resumes without Job # and cover letters will not be accepted.
Only those qualified for an interview will be contacted.
Contact Details
Send Cover Letter and Resume to:
www:   pcrs.ca/our-jobs/cook-2/

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