Employment Opportunities

Cook

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Working for the Salvation Army has many benefits


For more than 130 years, The Salvation Army has had the privilege of serving vulnerable people in communities across Canada. Last year, we helped over 1.8 million people. The Salvation Army not only provides the necessities of life such as food, clothing and shelter, but our programs address needs such as language barriers, loneliness, unemployment and family challenges. Our services continually adapt to meet emerging needs.

Cook

  • Apply
    Interested Applicants must respond in writing to:
  • Ryan Law, Children/Youth Director FAX: 519-472-2548 or EMAIL: ryan_law@can.salvationarmy.org or by MAIL: London Citadel Attention: Ryan Law, Children/Youth Director, 555 Springbank Drive, London, ON N6J 1H3

We thank and acknowledge all applicants and will pro-actively contact those selected for interviews.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Prepare and cook nutritious meals; may prepare for special dietary needs as outlined in menus in accordance with applicable food service and safety regulations.
Make use of and decides on best use of resources to minimize waste.
Clean food preparation areas, cooking surfaces, and utensils.
Estimate food requirements, costs, monitor ad order/pick-up food supplies.
Maintain inventory and records of food, supplies and equipment.
Maintain sanitation, health, and safety standards in work areas.
Plan menus for lunches and snacks utilizing Canada’s food guide.
Work with predetermined budget.
Required to track meal and spending statistics.
Perform other position related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Completed Secondary School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months
Cook’s papers (1 year course)
Two (2) years of prior related experience, with at least one year of institutional cooking experience.
Safe Food Handler’s Certification
Ability to lift/move more than 20 pounds
Strong oral and written communication skills
Self-motivated and disciplined
Experience/Working knowledge in word processing; spread sheet use
Provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion, is required. The screening is secured either through the national Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
Screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

This is a temporary, part time position based on 20 hours per week. The working conditions are such that in order to meet the operational needs of the camp some flexibility is required as it relates to hours of work.

Start Date: July 3rd, 2017 End Date: August 11th, 2017

Schedule may vary according to requirements of responsibilities. The supervisor will set the hours of work and work schedule. The normal hours of work are Monday to Friday – 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Please no phone calls.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world. Each position contributes to the mission of The Salvation Army.