Job Posting 70488

Weekend Cook
COSTI Immigrant Services
Toronto Metro area
100 Lippincott Street, Toronto
closed 5 days ago (Thu, 6 May)
part time  •  $21.68 to $23.33 per hour




COSTI is a multicultural organization providing social services, settlement,
employment, and language training services. For more information about COSTI,
please visit our website at


This is a non-union position scheduled to work 14 hours per week.

(Saturday, Sunday and Stat Holidays)





  • Prepares and cooks large quantities of food for up to 120 people in accordance with the Canada Food Guide.
  • Conducts inventory control and advises the Kitchen Manager regarding need for supplies and donations.
  • Cleans and disinfects the kitchen and its equipment according to the Public Health Department standards.
  • Ensures that food preparation meets the standards of the Public Health Department.
  • Stores food and supplies.
  • Carry and store food and supplies (up to 50 pounds).
  • Prepares service records and communicate with Kitchen Manager.
  • Trains and supervises kitchen volunteers for program delivery.
  • Serves food to Centre residents.




  • Culinary Institute Certification or equivalent.
  • Food Handlers Certification is a must.
  • Must have a WHMIS certificate.
  • A minimum of twelve (12) months’ work experience providing large quantity food preparation/cooking up to 120 people per meal.
  • Able to cook Middle Easter cuisine and international food.
  • Able to carry and lift up to 50lbs.Experince working with refugees and diversity populations
  • Able to work stat holidays.
  • Knowledge of food habits and international nutritious cuisine.
  • Must have a WHMIS certificate.
  • Experience working with refugees and understanding of issues related to poor nutrition and food starvation would be an asset.
  • Excellent communication, organization and coordination skills.
  • Fluency in English is a must. Ability to speak one of the following languages is considered an asset: Dari, Farsi, Arabic, Spanish, Amharic, Tigrinya and French.
  • Must provide a valid Vulnerable Sector Screening (VSS) upon successful hire obtained within the last 6 months.

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