I. Summary The mission of Hidden Valley 4-H Camp is to provide youth with a fun, residential camp experience under the guidance of positive role models that emphasize community building, positive social interactions, environmental awareness and skill building. The Kitchen Manager is responsible for the planning and implementing of camp meals, oversight of kitchen staff and educating campers on cooking skills and healthy meal choices. The Kitchen Manager is not required to live on the camp property, although they may be required to stay during the summer as needed.
II. Duration The summer camp season includes one pre camp training week beginning June 24, one week of camp staff training and 5 weeks of residential camp that run from Sunday morning to Friday evening each week. Specific dates camp is open are July 7 -August 9 2019. Additional weekend food assistance during the Weekend Stayover of July 19-21. The Kitchen Manager will remain on camp until August 11, 2019 to assist and staff in the cleaning and closing of the camp facility, particularly the kitchen.
III. Specific Responsibilities
Oversee and organize the opening of the Kitchen with Assistant Kitchen Manager and Food Service Worker
Make all food purchases in consultation with Camp Manager
Keep records of all food purchases at the beginning and during camp season, including quantities used and food returned or sold to dealers
Check incoming food against food invoices
Plan menus and control food budget, figuring meal costs and per person per day costs
Strictly enforce sanitary standards based on New York State Department of Health Codes
Oversee kitchen staff by creating schedules and specific responsibilities
Create an inventory of all kitchen equipment before the season and upon the completion of the season.
Set up efficient meal time procedures
Assist in filling requisition requests for special meals and weekend meals
Support and embrace diversity in all interactions with campers, other staff members, volunteers and parents. Implement programs that engage diverse backgrounds, interests and learning styles.
Other duties may be assigned as required
21 years of age or older
Experience with food management
Ability to cook for large groups
Food handler's certificate, as required by local and state law
Ability to communicate effectively with Camp Manager, work as part of the team at Hidden Valley 4-H Camp, and with both campers and camp families
Incorporates Team Work and Flexibility into their daily work style
POSITION DETAILS: This is an exempt classified, camp position.
HOW TO APPLY: To be considered for this position, you must submit a complete online application, including the following materials: cover letter, resume and three (3) references in PDF or Microsoft Word format. Contact Kathy @ firstname.lastname@example.org with any submission questions.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Once the application is submitted you will not be able to change your submission or add attachments.
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