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  • Full Time
  • Job Posted on Board: 7 days ago
  • Mar 3, 2020
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island
Food / Hospitality / Customer Service
Job Post Date:

Prep Cook
Food Services
YMCA-YWCA Outdoor Centre / Camp Thunderbird (Sooke, BC)

Vacancies: 3
Position: Casual (seasonal)
Placement: April 2020
Wage Rate: $14.60 to $21.00 per hour (commensurate with experience)
Hours: Up to 40 hours per week. Specific work week schedule will fluctuate from week to week, and will include work on weekdays and weekends. Schedule is set with 7-14 days’ notice, and may include early morning start times (6am) and finishing in the late evening (10pm). Overtime may be possible. Due to the nature of the position, schedule flexibility is required, preference will be given to those applicants who have a flexible schedule.

Nature and Scope:
The Prep Cook provides support required for the operation of one of BC’s busiest YMCA-YWCA residential camps. Reporting to the 1st Cook, the Prep Cook will support the food preparation and clean up processes for our food services department during the Summer Camp and Outdoor Education seasons. This person will provide excellent customer service to all clients and families, school-based programs, and rental groups.

YMCA-YWCA Camp Thunderbird is located in the Sooke area. Due to the seasonal peaks in our operation, the work schedule will flex to accommodate the needs of our clients. This is classified as a casual/seasonal position to the end of August/September (depending on registration levels). This position is entitled to an individual YMCA-YWCA membership.

• Food preparation according to FoodSafe standards and to the quality standards of YMCA Canada’s Camping Quality Recommended Practices

• Accommodate a variety of dietary needs and allergies

• Adhere to all Health and Safety policies and procedures, including following all safety standards

• Support inventory, supplies ordering and menu planning processes

• Cleaning of food prep and dining areas

• Some dishwashing

• Work effectively and as an active member of the staff team, assisting with other duties and responsibilities as required


• High School Diploma (Grade 12 completion)

• FoodSafe Level 1

• Previous relevant work experience

• Experience in children’s recreational programs is preferred

• Clean Police/RCMP Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening required

• Current Standard First Aid and CPR C required


• Commitment to Organization Vision and Values

• Commitment to Health and Safety

• Communication

• Teamwork

• Service Orientation

• Self-Management

• Diversity

• Problem Solving


To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island

Please Note:
1. Application Deadline: This posting will close when suitable candidates have been found.

2. Please indicate in your cover letter how you heard about this position.

3. Internal applicants are expected to inform their supervisor prior to application.

4. Applications will be short-listed for interviews as they are received.

5. We thank all applicants, but only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

The YMCA-YWCA of Vancouver Island is an equal opportunity employer.

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