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Camp Cooks

Foster Family Coalitions of the NWT
May 16, 2022
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
Job Type
Base Salary
Salary Unit
Camp Connections


Camp Cook - 2 Positions 

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

Dates - 

  • Training: June 6 - June 24 (Monday-Friday 9:00am-5:00pm) 
  • Camp Session: June 27 - August 16 (7 days on, 4 days off)

Compensation: $900.00/week


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

Pre Camp - 

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

During Camp - Kitchen Specific 

  • Ensure orders are delivered/picked up in a timely manner
  • Manage kitchen inventory 
  • Ensure means are prepared on time 
  • Keep water tank filled, and ensure there is purified water for campers at all times 
  • Monitor propane supply 
  • Ensure camp kitchen is kept orderly and as safe as possible 
  • Ensure garbage is put into secure bins every evening 
  • Ensure garbage and composting is take into town during and at end of seasons 

Post Camp 

  • Participate in camp take down, includes loading all cam materials and transporting back to town for storage 
  • Clean and sterilize kitchen equipment in preparation for winter 
  • Responsible for unhooking propane from stoves and refrigerators 


Qualifications - 

  • Current First Aid and CPR certification 
  • Knowledge and understanding of Northern cultures, preference given to Aboriginal candidates 
  • Experience working with children with special needs 
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others 
  • By physically fit 
  • Interest and ability in cooking nutritious meals in a rustic camp environment 
  • Clear criminal record 

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