Job Posting 70894

The Salvation Army Belkin House
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 3 days (Tue, 11 May)
full time


POSITION: COOK  (Regular, Full-time)

FACILITY : Belkin House   Vancouver


Job No. 1500


The Cook prepares and serves nutritious good tasting meals in an efficient and effective manner in accordance with food safety practices.



  • Clean and organize storerooms and coolers during shift, including putting deliveries away
  • Plan and prepare meals in accordance with published service schedules.
  • Completely clean all work areas and equipment both during shift and before leaving
  • Follow written and oral portioning guidelines
  • Provide direction to volunteers helping in the kitchen
  • Ensure surplus food is properly cooled and stored at the end of the meal service and ensure food wastage is reduced
  • Report in writing occurrences or problems with customers or others so that action can be taken and ensure supervisor is aware of customer feedback relating to meals and service
  • Maintain discipline and order in the kitchen and in the dining room area. This is to be done firmly but respectfully and with assistance when needed
  • Record meal amounts and volunteer’s tickets for the shift worked
  • Complete shift duties from posted shift lists and verbal instructions
  • Ensure that catering needs are met according to the posted lists and any verbal instructions
  • Fill out food safety forms required for the shift worked
  • Follow policy and procedures as outlined in manual and for each shift
  • Report all faulty kitchen equipment as quickly as possible
  • Provide sufficient preparation for the next day’s meal service, including pulling any needed items from the freezer.
  • We operate 7 DAYS A WEEK serving a full breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  The Morning Cook does breakfast and lunch; the Evening Cook does dinner. 



  • Cooking course certificate from a recognized accredited institution
  • Food Safe Level 1
  • Three years’ experience working in a responsible team position with indirect supervision, cooking and food purchasing, receiving and food safe practice
  • Adequate training in a restaurant type environment
  • Current first aid/ CPR level 1 certificate



  • Successful obtainment of clearance through The Salvation Army Child Abuse Registry
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Record Check under the Criminal Records Review Act


SALARY                     :           Per Collective Agreement


TERMS                       :           Regular, Full-time (37.5 hours/week)


DAYS & TIME            :           Thursday to Saturday (1:00pm – 8:30pm)

                                                Sunday to Monday (6:00am – 1:30pm)




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