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Assistant Camp Cook

Qmunity Camp NWT
June 6, 2021
Job Type
  • $2000


The Qmunity Camp Assistant Cook (AC) is responsible for helping the Camp Cook to provide three meals and three snacks per day while the camp is in session. The AC will need to inventory food, help prepare the kitchen for cooking, and follow the directions of the Camp Cook on preparatory work, cooking and cleaning.

CONTRACT: August 21st to 30th, 2021

*Applications close June 23rd



  • Help the camp cook create a meal plan for the duration of camp
  • Help the camp cook create an inventory and shopping list based on meal plan
  • Procure food and supplies needed for Camp
  • Transport and assist with load-in of food and supplies
  • Prepare and clean the kitchen and pantry for food service
  • Participate in staff training and orientation

 During Camp

  • Be open to engaging with youth while they are in the cookhouse
  • Be communicative and supportive with staff, volunteers, facilitators and youth
  • Ensure breakfasts, lunches, dinners and snacks are ready for appropriate meal times
  • Do food prep work and follow delegate tasks from the camp cook
  • Serve each meal and snack to the youth and staff


  • Assist with the tear-down of camp
  • Preparing an accurate and organized inventory of supplies
  • Participate in end of season debrief and evaluation


The Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife is an organization governed by mostly youth, and therefore are prioritizing hiring people who our organization recognizes as youth (people under 30). Preference will also be  given to applicants who self-identify as Black, First Nations, Inuit, Metis, and/or another racialized community.

  • Food safety course is required (if you do not have it, we will make sure you are certified)
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Experience with meal planning and preparation is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
  • Summer camp experience is an asset
  • Enjoys engaging with youth from pre-teens to late-teens
  • Experience working with BIPOC communities is an asset
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle on site is an asset
  • Criminal Record Check + Vulnerable Sector Screening
  • Personal, lived understanding of 2SLGBTQIA+ identity is preferred but not required

Company Info

Qmunity Camp NWT is a sleep-away arts camp dedicated to supporting 2SLGBTQIA+ youth across the NWT.

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