Job Posting 69528

Kitchen Helper
The Salvation Army Harbour Light
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed yesterday (Fri, 16 Apr)
casual / on-call  •  $17.5285 per Hour




  • The Kitchen Helper is responsible to assist Food Services Manager and Kitchen Supervisor with daily routine tasks to keep kitchen organized, clean and safe for food preparation.
  • Assist with sorting donation and liaise with the Loading Dock department
  • Regularly clean and organize food storage units including coolers and freezers
  • Ensure regular inventory of purchased and donated items is complete
  • Check compost, recycling and garbage bins around kitchen and replace if needed
  • Ensure the safety of clients through proper handling of food according food standards
  • Follow legislative procedures and The Salvation Army standards for clean and dirty dishes
  • Ensure appropriate disposal of food waste in accordance with regulations
  • Maintain a high level of cleanliness at all times within the kitchen and storage areas.
  • Assist with dishwashing duties when needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned




Qualifications and Education requirements:

*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


·         High School diploma

·         WHIMS, First Aid, Food Safe Level I would be considered an asset


  • Three months of prior related experience, including institutional kitchen experience or equivalent.

Required Skills/Knowledge:

·         Must be fluent in English, both orally and written

·         Is knowledgeable about food preparation and is familiar with kitchen equipment

Other Requirements

·         Willingness to adhere to the Mission Statement of Harbour Light and the values of The Salvation Army

·         Has the ability to stand for extended periods of time

HOURS: Varied

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean drivers abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.


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. 

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


Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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