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Camp Cook

Foster Family Coalition of the NWT, Camp Connections
April 12, 2021
Job Type
  • 24-26/hr


Under the direct supervision of the Camp Manager, Camp Cook is responsible for all meals, snacks and the Kitchen at Camp Connections.

Position runs June 21- August 17, 2021

All Applicants must already be in the NWT or be in the NWT at-least 2 weeks prior to June 21, 2021

Job Type: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $24.00-$26.00 per hour


Duties of the Camp Cook include but are not limited to:


  • Participate in staff training
  • Prepare a healthy, diverse food menu 
  • Prepare and Place food orders

During Camp

  • Ensure orders are delivered/picked up in timely manner
  • Manage kitchen inventory and report any items that are needed
  • Ensure meals are prepared on time
  • washing and cleaning of all cooking utensils and equipment, preparing wash bins for the campers to wash their dishes. 
  • Keep water tank filled, and ensure there is purified water for campers at all times
  • Monitor propane supply
  • Ensure camp kitchen is kept orderly, sanitized and as safe as possible
  • Ensure no campers are allowed in the kitchen
  • Ensure garbage and compost is put into secure bins every evening
  • Taking end of session garbage out to the Yellowknife Waste Treatment Center.

Post Camp

  • Clean and sterilize kitchen and all equipment 
  • Preparing an accurate and organized inventory of the kitchen and dry-good supplies.
  • Participate in end of season de-brief and evaluation


  • Food Safety certification/ Food Handler certification
  • Post-Secondary Culinary Training an Asset
  • Experience cooking in an off-grid environment and asset
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Valid Drivers Licence, Class 4 preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of Northern cultures
  • Experience working with children with special needs
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
  • Interest and ability in cooking nutritious meals in a rustic camp environment
  • Clear Criminal Record

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