Camp Cadicasu
About the Job
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Start Date
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Camp Location
Kananaskis, Alberta
Job Description

Position: Cook
Duration: Sunday, June 20 – Saturday, August 27 (10 weeks)
Compensation: $600 / week (plus room & board)


Camp Cadicasu is a traditional co-ed summer camp in Kananaskis Country, Alberta for children ages 7 – 16 years. Since 1930, we have been a haven for young people to experience the joys of summer and make new friends. Our mission is to increase confidence, inspire purpose-driven lives, and deepen spirituality for people of all different faiths. You will become a part of our camp family and be surrounded by people who appreciate nature. We provide in-depth training and focus on personal growth to achieve success.


Job Description

Your responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Assist the Head Cook to ensure the kitchen operates smoothly.
  • Participate in the preparation of all meals, snacks, and beverages.
  • Follow strict kitchen rules that maintain the highest level of safety possible.
  • Set out appropriate food, dishes, cutlery, and bins for mealtimes.
  • Prepare and serve desserts, beverages, and evening cocoa.
  • Be available to help in any capacity when not needed in the kitchen.
  • Provide a caring and supportive environment where campers feel safe and secure.
  • Keep the kitchen area in good working condition through responsible care and use.
  • Maintain a high level of energy and enthusiasm regardless of the weather / situation.
  • Model acceptable behaviour through a professional demeanour.


Required Qualifications

  • Positive Attitude
  • Criminal Reference Check (Vulnerable Sector Search) & Child Intervention Check
  • Alberta Food Safety Course



  • Previous work as a cook or chef and positive references.
  • Residential camp experience or community living.
  • Kitchen and food preparation background.
  • Post-secondary education in food services.
  • The ability to work independently while being a team player.
  • Problem-solving and critical thinking skills.
How to Apply
Please send a cover letter and resume (with email addresses for 2 work or school references) to