Job Posting 76215

Community Cook
Santropol Roulant
Montreal Metro area
111 Roy East
closed 4 days ago (Thu, 21 Oct)
part time  •  $16.63 - 17.20 per hour


Get ready to immerse yourself in a mindset of gratitude and care, and to embrace uncertainty, nuance and imperfection. We’re a small organization with tons of activity, creativity and big ideas, and we’re focused on connecting people, authentic relating and living our values as best we can. The Roulant treats people as gifts and takes a holistic and welcoming approach to our community of members. Our work culture is process-driven and all about embracing change. You can expect a polyvalent and open approach to all our work. It can be challenging at times, but we’re fortunate to have a workplace filled with a lot of love and care, and to be surrounded by a network of supporters that champion this effervescent and rich community project. Imagine organizing bike caravans of volunteers to the farm in the west Island, delivering bouquets to our community members through the rain, or delivering hot nutritious food all year long. The Roulant is always moving, there’s never a dull moment, and we can’t do it without you!  



The person hired will coordinate volunteers in a kitchen environment, namely food preparation for our meals on wheels program in addition to other food preparation and preservation activities within the community kitchen program. Tasks focus on volunteer coordination and engagement, cooking and preparing food, and maintaining health and safety guidelines in the kitchen environment. The incumbent is tasked specifically with generally overseeing the menu of the day, tailoring meals based on client food restrictions, ensuring that the meal is ready in time for dispatch, and ensuring the kitchen is ready for the following service day. Works in collaboration with other community cooks and under the general supervision of the kitchen programs manager.



Some education (1-2 years) or course work in culinary arts, commercial or industrial kitchens or other food services OR a combination of experience, education and training equivalent 

Knowledge of cooking, food preservation, volunteer coordination and facilitation

Ability to express ideas clearly in oral communications, bilingually in both French and English.

Ability to follow instructions and meet deadlines

Artistic and creative ability an asset



  1. Coordinates a team of kitchen volunteers for our regular meals on wheels service;
  2. Orients volunteers to our practices to ensure quality and timely meal delivery;
  3. Prepares customized and creative meals on the fly for clients with food restrictions;
  4. Processing and preserving food for regular service use as part of our food cycle program;
  5. Upholds guidelines to keep the workspace hygienic, food safe and ergonomically safe;
  6. Assists with other kitchen programs in areas like workshops, preservation, and events.



The wage for this part-time permanent role (21-28 hours per week) is $16.63 - $17.20 per hour according to candidate experience in accordance with our remuneration policy. All jobs at Santropol Roulant, whether seasonal, permanent, part or full-time, offer staff complementary benefits in addition to annual inflation-based increases. In addition to regular vacation time, paid time off for personal reasons, a collective health insurance plan, personal equipment allowances for some staff, and quarterly cash transfers to support leisure and investments. We also have leftovers in the community fridge sometimes and all the dessert you can eat (sometimes even brownies or cheesecake).



Santropol Roulant is committed to going beyond non-discrimination in our hiring processes: we want to create a welcoming environment that allows all people to show up as themselves and contribute their best without harassment, microaggressions and exclusion. We strive to create a workplace where members from marginalized groups can contribute their talent and skills to our work. Join us in connecting people of difference, from all generations, using the power of community care, youth engagement and wholesome food.



Submit your letter or interest and resume today! Application deadline is October 21, 2021, with a start date for the first week of November, however we'll be accepting applications until this posting is removed. Please apply by following this link to the online application form :

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