Job Posting 85817

Kitchen Supervisor
Downtown Eastside Women's Centre
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
closed yesterday (Thu, 11 Aug)
full time - temporary / contract  •  $29-$33/ hr based on experience

About DEWC
The Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre (DEWC) exists to support and empower women and children, living in extreme poverty in the Downtown Eastside of Vancouver, who are particularly vulnerable to violence, exploitation, injustice and injury. Through low barrier Drop-In Centers and Emergency Shelters, DEWC provides basic need services, programs, and specialized supports to over 700 women and children daily to help them survive the conditions that surround them. See website ( for details on our mission and mandate as well as programs and services.

The Opportunity
The Kitchen Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the Kitchen program through effectively planning, coordinating, scheduling, supervising, and directing the Kitchen program employees. She will ensure that food services meet the funding contract requirements as well as the philosophy, mission and mandate of the Downtown Eastside Women's Centre. The Kitchen Supervisor, under the direction of the Kitchen Manager, is responsible for a range of human resources matters including acting in the absence of the Program Manager handling emergent and routine issues. She will work collaboratively with DEWC staff, and volunteers to ensure the smooth operation of the program.

About You
 You have a minimum of 2 years related experience in a supervisory position, preferable
within a unionized environment
 You will promote and articulate the mission, mandate, philosophy, and values of DEWC
 You are knowledgeable of the issues impacting women in the dtes, including gender-based violence, mental health, homelessness, and addictions with an understanding of traumainformed care responses
 You have the ability to both work and support staff, within a busy, chaotic, crises driven environment where there are multiple demands and prioritize
 You have efficient organizational and administrative skills including record keeping, scheduling, and problem-solving abilities
 You have or will obtain a First Aid Certification, Food Safe, and NVCI


Benefits of Joining the DEWC Team

  • Healthcare: Extended health & dental coverage including vision, prescription medications, alternative therapies, EAP, life insurance, and longterm disability
  • Paid time off: 3 weeks paid vacation in the 1st year, 4 weeks after 1 year; 12 paid statutory holidays; 12 paid sick days annually; and access to time off to handle family or personal situations
  • For your Retirement: Enrolled in the Municipal Pension Plan with a matching contribution from DEWC
  • Other perks: Compressed work schedule; employee loan program; regular staff development days; and DEWC employees are considered first for any open positions

 Temporary, full-time, 9 day fortnight schedule
 Excluded position: hourly rate $29 - $33 depending on experience
 Application Closing Date: Until Position is Filled Start Date: ASAP


Submit cover letter and resume to: Kitchen Supervisor Hiring via email
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Indigenous women and women of colour are strongly encouraged to apply / Additional languages spoken
an asset.

**While we thank all applicants for their interests, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted**

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