Job Posting 67579

Kids Kottage Foundation
Edmonton area
closed 31 days ago (Wed, 30 Jun)
on-call / relief / casual




Kids Kottage Foundation   

Casual Cook


Position Detail: Casual

Closing Date:   Open until suitable candidate is found

Are you passionate about seeing a community where no child is at risk?  Bring that passion to Kids Kottage Foundation!

Role: Cook

We are looking for hard-working team members, who embrace compassion, believe in inclusivity, innovation, demonstrate courage, respect and accountability, and believe in the power of prevention services.


Every year, 1,200 children stay at Kids Kottage. Kids Kottage Foundation aims to make a difference, not only today, for children and their support systems, but also for tomorrow, by promoting social change in our current complex world.


This vision is bold.

  • Crisis intervention, early intervention and prevention for the most vulnerable members of our community; infants and children
  • Ensuring Kids Kottage is as safe, welcoming and supportive as it possibly can be
  • Improving supports and an enhanced quality of life for children and their family systems




Kids Kottage Foundation is recruiting for a casual Cook to oversee the kitchen of the Kottage and ensuring the nutritious meals are provided to every infant and child staying with Kids Kottage. Achieve meaningful and empowering work by becoming part of Kids Kottage team where empathy, accountability, respect, excellence and safety are at the heart of everything we do. As a Cook within the crisis nursery, you will directly impact children’s care by providing nutritious, healthy, high quality meal service. You will be integrated as part of a dynamic team of that includes community support, child care and a leadership team. You will have a unique opportunity to become a part of a multidisciplinary care and support for our community’s most vulnerable, infants and children.



Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Adheres to Alberta Health Services health and safety regulations
  • Prepares, serves and cleans up after all meals and snacks for children
  • Ensures that children receive their meals and snacks with considerations to any food allergies, diet restrictions or cultural needs
  • Reordering stock and food supplies
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of kitchen, dining room and food storage areas
  • Assists with other position related tasks as directed




  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a cook in a group facility or commercial food, healthcare setting or restaurant
  • Food sanitation and hygiene certificate or equivalent
  • WMHIS training
  • Workplace health and safety training
  • Current First Aid-Level C certification
  • Provides and maintains current clear CYIM and Police Criminal Record Checks
  • Basic knowledge/experience with computer applications
  • Able to read and follow standardized recipes
  • Physically capable to lift food, supplies and equipment up to 46 pounds and must be able to push/pull meal carts




  • Possess the ability to work with direction and independently
  • Excellent time management and planning skills
  • A “roll up your sleeves” mentality
  • Driven towards excellence
  • Builds strong rapport with all team members, including those from diverse cultures



  • Casuals shifts will include, early mornings, days, weekends, holidays, on call
  • Oversee kitchen and dining rooms



An excellent compensation and benefits package awaits the successful candidate.



Edmonton, Alberta



For the opportunity to join our client, the Kids Kottage Foundation, in the role of the Casual Cook, please email your resume to *Please only apply if you currently reside in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (or surrounding areas).





  * We thank all applicants for your submissions; however, only candidates being considered for this role will be contacted. 



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