Foster Family Coalition of the NWT
May 15, 2020
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
Northwest Territories


Under the direct supervision of the Camp Manager, Camp Cook is responsible for all meals and snacks at Camp Connections.

Contract Term June 12 - August 28, 2020

Please submit a resume and cover letter to


Duties of the Camp Cook include but are not limited to: Pre-Camp

  • Participate in staff training
  • Prepare a healthy, diverse food menu
  • Prepare and Place food orders


During Camp – Kitchen Specific

  • Ensure orders are delivered/picked up in timely manner
  • Manage kitchen inventory
  • Ensure meals are prepared on time
  • Keep water tank filled, and ensure there is purified water for campers at all times
  • Monitor propane supply
  • Ensure camp kitchen is kept orderly and as safe as possible
  • Ensure garbage is put into secure bins every evening
  • Ensure garbage and composting is taken into town during and at end of sessions


Post Camp

  • Participate in camp takedown, includes loading all camp materials and transporting back to town for storage
  • Clean and sterilize kitchen and all equipment in preparation for winter
  • Responsible for unhooking propane from stoves and refrigerators



  • Current First Aid and CPR certification
  • Knowledge and understanding of Northern cultures, preference is given to Aboriginal candidates
  • Experience working with children with special needs
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to motivate and work with others
  • Be physically fit
  • Interest and ability in cooking nutritious meals in a rustic camp environment
  • Clear Criminal Record

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