Cook, Camp Evergreen, Sundre, AB

Cook, Camp Evergreen, Sundre, AB (Posted 01/23/23)



Camp Evergreen is a place for all to connect, explore, and grow. We exist to see lives transformed by the power of Jesus.


Camp Evergreen is a year-round camp invested in creating amazing spiritual, educational, and recreational outdoor experiences. We value outreach, community, leadership, stewardship, and partnership in all we do.
Every role at Camp Evergreen plays a part in seeing our mission and vision play out. Whether it is summer camp registrations, running programs, moving gravel around the site, scheduling guest groups, or preparing delicious food for our guests. Every position at camp is integral to seeing the Mission and Vision of Camp Evergreen come to life. We do this not by our strength but by the strength and guidance of God.

Good food is a big part of serving our guests at Camp Evergreen. The Line/Prep Cook is responsible for supporting the Director of Food Services and the Sous Chef in food prep, line or grill cooking, baking, and/or cleaning. As a member of our core Kitchen staff team, this position involves working with volunteers and younger staff and cooking special diets. Through their role in supporting the ministry and organization of Camp Evergreen, the Line/Prep Cook will also commit to serving campers and guests with an exceptional standard of care.
Team: Guest Services
Key Relationships: Director of Food Services, Sous Chef
Team: Individual must demonstrate the ability to be a good team player.
Leadership: Individual must have experience working on a team.
Christian Walk: We encourage all to have a personal relationship with God. However, it is not required in this position. All we ask is that this person must not oppose the Christian faith or teach in opposition to it.
Experience (1-3+ years) in Line/Prep Cooking. Current Food Safe Certification can be provided if not held.
Organizational and administrative skills are an asset.
Primary Responsibilities
Team Member
Everyone at Camp Evergreen shares in the responsibility to ensure we are accomplishing our mission and vision. Although there are many different roles on our team, we are first a team! This means every position needs to possess a willingness to step outside of our specific roles to help us, as a team, accomplish our mission.
Food Preparation
Responsible for preparing healthy and good-quality meals. This position will work with the Director of Food Services and the Sous Chef to efficiently prepare food and special diets for Camp Evergreen’s Guest Groups and staff.
Excellent quality and quantity in the presentation of meals.
Practicing Food Safe handling techniques and protocols.
Maintain a clean and professional work environment
Ensure that the Lodge Kitchen is clean according to health standards. This includes the walk-in cooler and freezer, pantries, dining room, coffee centres, ovens, main workspace, dish pit, Kitchen shed, the concrete pad surrounding the walk-in freezer, kitchen cabin, and all other kitchen equipment and will involve regular cleaning schedules and duties.
Set up and stocking of both the kitchen and the Dining Room.
Kitchen laundry and office area.
Responsible for maintaining dishwashing equipment and overseeing (at times, doing) dishwashing.
Key Relationships
The Key Relationships for this position are the Director of Food Services and Sous Chef. Communication between these positions is very important.
Annual Reviews will be done with the Director of Food Services.
Wage: This wage is subject to provincial and federal taxes.
Hours per Week:
Days off - The Director of Food Services will work with you to assign days off according to our Guest Group schedule. You will be expected to work at least two Sundays a month.
You are responsible for managing your daily breaks and monthly days off.
For every five days worked, you will receive two days off. Ie, You would receive eight days off in September 2022 plus a day for the Statutory Holiday.
Statutory Holidays - We observe 10 Statutory Holidays per year. You may not get a specific day off (ie, Victoria Day/Canada Day), but you are paid Stat. Pay to compensate for this.
Vacation: Two weeks of unpaid Vacation for your first year of employment. Vacation days must be requested and approved by the Executive Director.
Housing: Housing is not provided.
Benefits: Benefits are available for employees that work 22hrs/week or more through Canada Life which will come into effect three months after you begin work. You have the option to pay into a pension fund, and Long Term Disability/Life Insurance is required to be paid into (approx. $50/mo).
The camp provides health and Dental benefits.
The employee pays for spouses/dependents.