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Food Service Director / Cook


Hours and schedule vary seasonally.  In the fall and winter it is generally just weekends.  June through Aug can be as much 18 meals per week, but generally the load is shared.   Someone who is local and can commute is preferred, but seasonal housing at camp is possible for the right situation.


  • Flexible hours and minimum supervision required after initial training

  • $20-25 / hour depending on experience

  • Work for an organization/ministry making a positive Christian impact.

  • Seasonal Housing may be available as needed.

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  • At least 20 years of age.

  • Has a heart for the Lord and a desire to see people know and grow in Him.

  • Is in agreement with Big Canyon’s philosophy and policies.

  • Is willing to learn, loves people of all ages and has a consistent devotional life.

  • Willing to put personal rights aside for the good of the camper and guest.

  • Is flexible and able to work with other staff, campers, and guests.

  • Has experience in preparing meals for 100 people

  • Has basic understanding of computer skills for web based ordering.

  • If accepting this job as a salaried position, must be willing to commit to a full year.

  • Ordering food for guest groups and summer camp meals

  • Pick up of food orders during the winter months (camp vehicle or gas reimbursement provided).

  • Keeping track of food costs based on a target average cost of $3.00 per plate

  • Responsible for the menu planning with age appropriate meals

  • Schedule kitchen support staff as needed.

  • Uphold state health code regulations

  • Quality control of cleanliness and training with staff and helpers in the kitchen

  • Assist in creating and improving food service procedures and policies

  • Assigning tasks to the kitchen workers.

  • Prepare food and teaching the kitchen staff proper cooking procedure

  • Ensure that food is ready when scheduled

  • Make sure that food is of good quality and presentation to the guests. 

  • Be proactive in developing new menus  

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