Assistant Food Service Manager

YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth (CQE) is a seasonal summer camp and outdoor center located in Georgian Bay Islands National Park on Beausoleil Island just outside of Honey Harbour, Ontario. Since 1953, CQE has offered a variety of programs for children and youth ages 6-17, including traditional one and two week overnight camps, extended canoe out trips, leadership programs, and outdoor education programs for school groups. The programs offered have a strong emphasis on waterfront activities, canoe tripping, and environmental education. YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth operates during the spring and fall seasons as an Outdoor Center, offering a variety of programs for schools and groups as well as a selection of training events and retreats for camp staff, adults and private groups. Annually, CQE hosts approximately 2000 participants throughout the outdoor education and summer camp programs

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Application Deadline: March 25th, 2022
Wages: $400-$500/week, based on level of relevant experience working in a kitchen or camp environment
Duties & Qualifications:
YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth (CQE) is a seasonal summer camp and outdoor center located in Georgian Bay Islands National Park on Beausoleil Island just outside of Honey Harbour, Ontario. Since 1953, CQE has offered a variety of programs for children and youth ages 6-17, including traditional one and two week overnight camps, extended canoe out trips, leadership programs, and outdoor education programs for school groups. The programs offered have a strong emphasis on waterfront activities, canoe tripping, and environmental education. YMCA Camp Queen Elizabeth operates during the spring and fall seasons as an Outdoor Center, offering a variety of programs for schools and groups as well as a selection of training events and retreats for camp staff, adults and private groups. Annually, CQE hosts approximately 2000 participants throughout the outdoor education and summer camp programs.

The Assistant Food Service Manager or Assistant Cook works as part of the Food Services team. Their primary focus is on working directly with the delivery of food service to campers and staff at CQE. They provide help and support to the Food Service and operations of camp through baking, food preparation, food storage, staff coaching, and kitchen cleaning. This staff member will take on the responsibilities of the Food Service Manager during their absence; this may include food ordering, menu planning, inventory control, and supervising kitchen staff

Benefits:
• A complimentary YMCA membership which encourages you to embrace the Y’s philosophy of
health and well-being

Responsibilities:
• Adheres to daily, weekly and seasonal kitchen timelines (food prep, delivery and clean up)
• Works in a team to ensures meals and snacks are on time and prepared in a safe kitchen
environment. Helps ensures that all meals and snacks are healthy, varied and decision
• Assists the food service manager in managing food inventory and purchasing
• Manages the health and safety in the kitchen and proactively manages risks. Ensures that food is prepared and handled in a safe in healthy manner that meets and exceeds Public Health
guidelines
• Works this the kitchen team to prepare meals that meet standard dietary needs and creates a
menu that is client friendly
• Acts as designate in the absence of the food service manager and provides coaching and
leadership to the kitchen team
• Role models the YMCA core values and act as a leader amongst the broader staff team
• Work collaboratively with other areas of camp and is involved in ensuring a smooth coordination of camp programs

This position is a seasonal contract from May 22nd-September 2nd, 2022. The successful candidate is required to live on site at Camp Queen Elizabeth in traditional cabin accommodations. Time off will be scheduled each session with staff receiving the equivalent of one day off per week.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Experience working with children, youth, and adults in a camp or outdoor education environment or experience working in a kitchen environment
• Valid CPR C/Standard First Aid
• Current clear Criminal Reference Check with Vulnerable Sector Screening as per current YMCA
human resource policy
• Safe Food Handler Certificate
• Preferred Applicants: A positive person with Food Services and/or camp experience.

Competencies:
• Values
• Community
• Inclusion
• Relationships
• Influence
• Developing Others
• Innovation
• Quality Results
• Self Development
• Change Capacity
• Emotional Maturity
• Project Management
• Communication
• Decision Making

YMCA of Southwestern Ontario employees and volunteers are required to be vaccinated against COVID19 in order to help prevent and limit the spread. As per this policy, they must do one of the following:
• Provide proof of each COVID-19 vaccination dose by showing their Ontario Ministry of Health
issued document.
• Provide documented evidence of a Human Rights or medical exemption. Supervisors will refer
all exemption requests to Human Resources for support

1. Submit resume, application form and cover letter by email to: Jacqueline Taylor, Camp Director,
Camp Queen Elizabeth jacqueline.taylor@swo.ymca.ca at (519)-453-8858 x 1100. Please include
the Job Title in the subject line. The application form can be found at: https://www.ymcaswo.ca/cqe-work-here

2. Deadline for application is March 25, 2022

We thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be
contacted.

The YMCA of Southwestern Ontario is committed to providing a barrier-free environment for all
stakeholders including our members/participants, employees, job applicants, suppliers, and any
visitors who may enter our premises, access our information, or use our services. As an organization, we respect and uphold the requirements set forth under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (2005), and its associated standards and regulations.



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