The Cook is directly responsible to the Program Director and works professionally as a member of a team showing respect, support and consideration for team members while acting as an appropriate role model for youth in care and their families.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBLITIES
- To ensure that the kitchen area is kept cleaned when shift is finished, and every day.
- To purchase, organize and prepare all groceries, including meat, dairy, grains, and snacks.
- To replenish bulk supplies in cupboards, pantries, fridge and freezers, etc.
- To submit receipts of purchases, balance the petty cash and obtain a cheque for groceries purchases from the Accountant.
- To prepare the main meal (supper) for both residences.
- To deliver the meal in the specific residences or request someone to make the delivery, as close to the supper hour as possible.
- To return all trays, pots, containers for transporting food goods.
- To prepare the snack pantry for afternoon and evening snacks.
- To supply school lunches, as required.
- To prepare lunches upon request by a staff if residents are home due to illness, holiday, school breaks.
- To prepare lunches during summertime, as requested.
- To keep all current stock neat and tidy in the pantry, fridge and freezer.
- To allow left-overs to be served as a priority for supper on Friday, or over the week-end.
- To prepare extra meals for emergencies, as requested.
- To verify the contents of the fridge and freezer being properly stocked twice a week and for left-overs being used.
- To be flexible in the request of adjustment of a shift during a special event or occasion, for extra work and extra hours, as requested.
- Services may not be required when residences are vacant, i.e.: Christmas Season, camp seasons, etc.
- Experience and diploma in food services.
- 25-30 hours a week, daytime preferred.
- Must have own transportation (car).
Position available immediately. This is a temporary position to replace a sick leave with the possibility of extension.