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

Position: Head Cook
Duration: Monday, June 6 – Saturday, August 27 (12 weeks)
Compensation: $680 / 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:

  • Organize and prepare (with assistance) all meals, snacks, and beverages.
  • Make accommodations for allergies and specific dietary needs.
  • Follow menu and offer suggested alternatives based on feedback and experience.
  • Maintain a clean kitchen and monitor food storage according to safety guidelines.
  • Adhere to Alberta Health and Safety rules and regulations at all times.
  • Document cooking temperatures and record ingredients used in meal preparation.
  • Keep the kitchen in good working condition through responsible care and use.
  • Monitor inventory and order ingredients / supplies with approval.
  • Offer support and constructive direction to all people working in the kitchen.
  • Enforce strict kitchen rules that achieve the highest level of safety possible.
  • 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 heather@cadicasu.com.