|JOB TITLE:||Winter Emergency Response Weekend Cook|
|REPORTS TO:||Drop-in Manager & Food Services Coordinator|
|HOURS:||Working weekends from November 1-April 30|
The Weekend Cook will be responsible for all aspects of meal preparation, clean-up, and general health and safety requirements of the kitchen on the weekends from November 1-April 30.
Mandatory training will be provided prior to the Winter Emergency program start date of November 1, 2017. Please be prepared to attend this training from Oct 16-19 & 27, if you are the successful candidate.
KEY AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Provide lunch on the weekends for community members.
- Take full responsibility for the set up and effective operation of the kitchen on the weekends.
- Maintain a high standard of consumer service.
- Assist in managing volunteers in the kitchen, including identifying and monitoring their training needs and taking an active role in their development.
- Be aware and adhere to licensing, health and safety guidelines and applicable federal or provincial legislations.
- Work with the Drop-In staff and the Development Manager for special events and volunteer group food requirements.
- Monitor and report all maintenance issues.
- Ensure storage areas are clean and organized, including dry storage, coolers and freezers.
- Ensure the work of the kitchen and volunteers is in line with the mandate, mission and spirit of Boyle Street.
- Other duties as required.
Skills, Abilities and Attitudes:
- Great attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task.
- Ability to deliver high quality and customer sensitive services.
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Have a high level of motivation and enthusiasm.
- Be able to influence and motivate others.
- Demonstrates commitment and innovation to their work.
- Able to plan and make decisions in a timely, organized and appropriate manner.
- Able to work effectively as a team as well as independently
- Flexible and adaptable to change.
- Able to identify and maximize relevant opportunities.
- A highly developed sense of humor.
- Able to work in a stressful environment and deal with difficult, sometimes abusive, clients.Experience and Knowledge:
- Minimum 3 years’ of food service experience.
- Excellent knowledge and understanding of poverty related issues, trends and services, particularly in Edmonton, is essential.
- Knowledge and experience of Indigenous culture is desirable. Requirements:
- Food Safety Certification
- Standard First Aid
- Criminal Record Check/Child and Youth Intervention Check
- Boyle Street Community Services values diversity and welcomes applications from First Nation, Inuit, Métis, New Canadian, racialized, differently abled and LGBTTQIA communities.
Please email your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com
Please include WER Weekend Cook in the Subject Line of the email
Closing Date: Until Suitable Candidate is Found