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Head Cook for Summer Camp - Girl Scouts

Company: Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana
Location: Syracuse
Posted on: May 17, 2023

Job Description:

The Head Cook is responsible for managing the kitchen to provide quality food service for the duration of the camp experience. The nature of this position requires the individual to provide indirect service to girls. -The Head Cook is appointed for a one camp season term that is renewable upon completion of evaluation process. - -Our camp is located in northeast Indiana. Camp Ella J. Logan was founded on Lake Dewart in Syracuse, Indiana in 1928. Camp serves about 60 girls per week (and a barn full of horses), and days are filled with trails and traditions that empower campers through intentional activity design and cooperative leadership. Join us for a summer of growth, memories, and a few silly songs.This is seasonal summer employment (June 1 - August 3, 2023) which includes room and board. Must be 18 years old by June 1st.RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan menus and order food. -
  • Manage food budget and invoices to stay within budget.
  • Ensure timely arrival of food supplies.
  • Prepare and pack out food for units for cookouts. Oversee menus.
  • Prepare and serve meals with assistance from kitchen staff and volunteer helpers.
  • Supervise kitchen staff.
  • Monitor and maintain freezer and refrigeration temperature levels.
  • Complete appropriate end-of-season reports and procedures.
  • Maintain kitchen, food storage and dining area to meet American Camp Association (ACA) standards and state health laws.
  • Remain informed about and comply with the most current policies, procedures, and guidelines of GSNI-M, Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA), state camp laws, and ACA standards as applicable. QUALIFICATIONS AND CORE COMPETENCIES:
    • GIRL Focus: Empower girls to lead activities, learn by doing, and cooperate with others on current issues that involve their interests and needs, while having fun.
    • Personal Integrity: Demonstrate dependability, honesty, and credibility.
    • Adaptability: Adjust, modify own behavior, and remain flexible and tolerant in response to changing situations and environments.
    • Oral Communication: Expresses ideas and facts clearly, concisely, and accurately.
    • Fostering Diversity: Understand, respect, and embrace differences.
    • Computer Skills: Access to e-mail and the internet, plus knowledge of social media (preferred) Additional Requirements: -
      • Experience working in a kitchen and ability to plan menus and cook for large numbers of people.
      • Knowledge of principles of nutrition and menu planning.
      • Ability to work with food service equipment and maintain a safe and orderly kitchen.
      • Knowledge of and experience in food service: ordering, inventory, budgeting, food preparation, family-style and buffet serving, cleaning and institutional kitchen equipment.
      • Must hold current certification/licensure for operating a kitchen in the camp's jurisdiction.
      • Proof of certification of SERV Safe or Food Safe Certification by the Health Department.
      • Ability to work cooperatively with others and supervise kitchen staff.
      • Must become a registered member of GSUSA.
      • Complete required coursework as assigned and provided by GSUSA and GSNI-M: GSUSA online Orientation and Specific Camp OrientationAll applicants for employment at GSNI-M are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencing employment. Applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment will be required to produce proof of vaccination status prior to their first day of employment. -
        Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity

Keywords: Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana, South Bend , Head Cook for Summer Camp - Girl Scouts, Hospitality & Tourism , Syracuse, Indiana

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