The Cook prepares and serves a nutritious meal in accordance with applicable food service and safety regulations. This is a casual/temporary position from February-May, 2023 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Prep / Cook meals for our Seniors Lunch / Ladies Night Out Programs (typically held on Fridays) • Track food inventory • Place food supply orders with Supervisor • May be required to pick up food supplies • Assist in the set-up of guest tables, serving tables, chaffing dishes and serving utensils • Keep kitchen work surfaces clean and sanitized, and adhere to proper standards of hygiene and safe handling of foods while preparing and serving of meals
Education/Certifications: • High School Diploma or Equivalent • Food Handlers Certificate • Standard First Aid and/or WMHIS an asset but not required. Experience: • 2-3 Year prior related cooking experience Note: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills/Capabilities: • The performance of the job requires frequent attention to the preparation of food, reading recipes, adhering to safety procedures and regulations, and occasionally ordering supplies. • Job requires frequent amount of standing and walking. • Ability to work independently • Good organizational and time management skills, ability to follow detailed instructions • Lifting of up to 50 pounds may be required. • Providing direction and checking on staff/volunteers
Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide: • Background check consent • A clear Criminal Record Check • A clean drivers abstract an asset as some driving may be possible.
DAYS and HOURS of work: Casual / As Needed Basis – 0-12 hours per week depending on programs operating.
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