The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.
The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.
The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:
Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.
Position Purpose Summary:
Assists, at the cook’s direction, the prepping and serving of all meals. Ensures the food preparation areas and dining room are clean and hygienic, all food stuffs are stored safely and all food handling techniques are followed.
Assists in preparing and serving meals as directed by the cook
Cleans the dining room, kitchen, prep area, storage room which includes the floor, tables, chairs, beverage area, mug and utensil storage area and floors
Complete inventory of received goods, sort and safely store all items as per standards
Rinse and process dishes, utensils, trays etc. through dishwasher, ensuring a continual adequate supply is available for use
Removal of garbage and cleaning of bins
Carry out any other duties as assigned within the job classification
Health and Safety:
Adheres to all health and safety policies and procedures in place; complies with all instructions from the employer concerning health and safety as per the Occupational Health and Safety Act and WSIB
Ensures all procedures, rules and guidelines for the safety and security of clients and staff are enforced and respected
Must wear non-skid CSA approved Safety Shoes
The job requires a frequent amount of standing, preparing foods, moderate amounts of lifting, cutting, chopping, carrying supplies and walking
Regularly required to lift and carry items up to 10 pounds unaided
Occasionally required, with help, to lift and move up to 50 pounds
Occasionally required, with the aid of proper equipment, to push/pull skids of food up to 200 pounds
Minimum of a high school diploma; successful completion of a recognized certificate in cooking and/or meal prep a strong asset
Knowledge and proven ability of basic cooking techniques
Less than 2 years recent experience working in an institutional kitchen setting preferably serving a marginalized/vulnerable population
Current certification in - City of Ottawa approved Safe Food Handlers
Good organization skills
Good communication skill
Non- skid CSA approved Safety Shoes are required
Successful candidate will be required to provide upon hiring:
A clear vulnerable sector screening
Participate in our online Armatus Abuse Training and Health and Safety training required upon hiring, as well as updated annually
HOURS: Part time – Saturday and Sunday 6:30a.m. – 3:00p.m.
On call – hours will vary
The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation. If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.
We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.
Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application
If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.
The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable Human Rights Legislation. If you require a disability related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements.
In accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.
Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.