Job Posting 84113

Pacific Community Resources Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closes in 3 days (Thu, 30 Jun)
part time  •  24.27/hour – $25.30/hour, plus benefit package (100% employer-paid)

Position Summary:

The Broadway Youth Resource Centre (BYRC), located in Vancouver, BC is currently looking for an Auxiliary Cook to support the kitchen program.  We are seeking someone who has strong food service experience and is familiar with and interested in working with youth ages 13-24. In addition, this position may include one to two (1- 2) hours of vegetable garden maintenance weekly.   

Primary Duties: 

1) Provide a healthy, nutritious meal for youth:

  • Work independently to create a hot meal for between 30-60 youth, 2 days/week
  • Regularly allocate Greater Vancouver Food Bank donations to create weekly “Fresh Kits” to supply to youth.
  • Plan menus and manage kitchen inventory to the standards of the Food Security Supervisor

2) Support the BYRC team in day-to-day operations of the food program:

  • Work alongside youth workers to distribute food with a youth-centered approach
  • Support the training of youth and volunteers in basic kitchen skills
  • Assist Youth in maintaining Community Garden program – tend to keep the lot free of weeds and plant new product for upcoming seasons

3) Maintain the health and safety of the kitchen:

  • Perform a variety of cleaning duties throughout the shift
  • Support the food-safe environment of the food programs

Academic and Job Experience Required:

  • Professional Cook Level One- or Two-Years’ experience in a commercial kitchen
  • Combined one-year experience working with vulnerable populations

 Basic Requirements:

  • Criminal Record Check, including the vulnerable sector
  • Proof of being fully Vaccinated for Covid 19
  • Standard first-aid certificate and CPR
  • Food Safe Level 1

Desired Requirements:

  • Knowledge of local cultural foods from Coast Salish territories
  • Knowledge of gardening procedures
  • Experience with incorporating diverse cultural foods into menus

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