Head Cook

Ontario Pioneer Camp

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Job Title
Head Cook
Camp Name
Ontario Pioneer Camp
35,000 - 44,000
About the Position

Position Title:  Head Cook

Status/Type:  Regular Full-Time (RFT)

Deadline:  Start date flexible

Location:  Port Sydney, ON

Salary & Benefits: Annual salary range: $35,694 – $44,820. Extended Health and Dental, Life, ADD and LTD, RRSP and, upon eligibility, matching RPP

Vacation: 15 days per annum

Pioneer Camp Ontario, located in Muskoka, is seeking to fill a permanent full-time Head Cook position.  InterVarsity’s mission is to cultivate welcoming and witnessing communities that nurture growing faith in Jesus through the crucial years.”

In alignment with this purpose, the Head Cook will provide a quality food service experience for our campers, guests and staff.  The Head Cook is responsible for all aspects of running a kitchen, including meal planning and preparation, kitchen cleanliness, inventory, ordering and supervision of kitchen volunteers.  This role requires flexibility in work hours.  Early mornings, evenings and weekends are required.

The ideal applicant for this position will possess the following qualifications:

  • Personal relationship with Jesus Christ and a desire to grow as a follower of Christ
  • 2 years related experience in a commercial or camp kitchen in a leadership role
  • Ability to manage inventory and product
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail; creative and artistic talent
  • Strong work ethic, customer service focused
  • Ability to remain calm in hectic circumstances
  • Current Food Handlers Certification
  • Completion of or enrollment in a culinary program
  • WHIMS and Health and Safety training
  • Physical demands include lifting and carrying 50lb sacks, moving and lifting heavy pots and pans and standing for long periods of time
  • Fun-loving and flexible attitude.

Application Process: Interested applicants are invited to email a résumé and cover letter to Laurie Robb, Manager of Administration,

Employment is conditional upon a clear police reference check. The successful candidate must be able to submit to InterVarsity’s Statement of Agreement documents (Statement of Faith, Vision and Aims and Community Covenant). Please note this position is open to people who are eligible to reside and work in Canada. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodation is available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected to move forward in the recruitment process will be contacted.  No agencies please.


How to Apply
Interested applicants are invited to email a résumé and cover letter to Laurie Robb, Manager of Administration,