Relief Cook

Banyan Community Services - Fenwick, ON (30+ days ago)

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Banyan Community Services is a community based non-profit organization with over forty years' experience providing a wide range of innovative programs and services to help disadvantaged or at risk members of our community learn new skills, attitudes, and behaviours to help them build a better future.

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply to the following position:

We are seeking an enthusiastic, engaging and positive Relief Cook to become part of our Peninsula Youth Centre kitchen team, located in Fenwick. The purpose of this position is to prepare and serve nutritionally balanced and appropriate meals for the youth and staff, including special needs diets. In addition, the Relief Cook will provide assigned housekeeping duties in relations to kitchen areas and storage room. The salary range for this position is $15.90 to $17.89/hour.

Successful candidates must:

  • Formal training as a Chef or sufficient and acceptable experience with volume cooking, preferably in an institutional setting or large restaurant;

· Have availability for on call hours of work which regularly fall within normal business hours (24x7 operations); evening, weekend, rotational shifts and holiday hours may be required based on operational needs

· Provide and maintain an acceptable Criminal/Vulnerable Sector Record and Health Assessment

· A valid Class G driver's licence, with a proven acceptable driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle (our facility is not accessible by public transportation)


  • Ability to maintain high standards of cleanliness in kitchen and dining areas;
  • Ability to prepare menu based on knowledge of dietary standards;
  • Ability to relate to and supervise youths who are assigned to work and learn food service skills;
  • Ability to use kitchen equipment; knives, deep fryer, ovens, stoves, steamers, hot plates, and cleaning equipment; brooms, mops, etc.;

Please visit our website to view a comprehensive job description for this role.

Banyan is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Banyan is strongly committed to fostering diversity within our community. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff.

We are committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our Human Resources department or hiring manager of the accommodation measures if required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Human Resources

Banyan Community Services

688 Queensdale Avenue East, Suit 2B

Hamilton, ON L8V 1M1

(905) 549-9011 (fax)

Reference ID: PYCCook

Job Type: Casual

Salary: $15.90 to $17.89 /hour

Work remotely:

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