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Assistant Cook

Assist Food Services Director with food preparation, cooking, and cleaning duties. Step-up to act as Food Services Director and assume role of head cook in Director’s absence.

*This position can be modified to part-time, as well.*

-Assist with food preparation, cooking, and kitchen clean up, including dishwashing, when necessary.
-Assist Food Services Director with maintaining stock of food and kitchen supplies.
-Assist with putting away food orders, kitchen deep cleaning, and other kitchen related duties as needed.
-Cook meals independently at times.
-Lead other staff in prep, cooking and clean up.
-Plan meals on occasion and find, read, and adjust recipes.

Preferred Experience: Previous food service experience or noted interest in home cooking.

Required Skills:
-Must be willing to learn all aspects of food service at Camp Bighorn and be glad to serve others.
-Ability to read and write in English.
-Ability to do basic math including fractions.
-Ability to learn and follow food safety practices and obtain ServSafe certification.
-People skills: interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, and a friendly demeanor.

Physical Requirements: Able to work long (10-15 hour) shifts, stand or walk for long periods of time, work in hot environment around hot kitchen equipment, lift and carry at least 40 pounds for a distance of 50 feet, work safely with kitchen equipment including ovens, grills, mixers, meat slicers, and food processors.

Bighorn Staff Expectations:
- Engage in regular times of Scripture reading and prayer
- Regularly and actively attend staff connection meeting
- Invest in healthy relationships with staff, guests and participants
- Participate in staff trainings and staff retreats
- Assist other branches by helping with turnaround, dishes, kitchen help, retreat hosting, programming for retreats, cleaning, etc
- Assist in driving when possible
- Raise the amount decided on for your salary by seeking out churches, organizations, and individuals willing to partner with you in ministry
- Submit to the leadership of the Executive Director and the Branch Director team

Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Must Raise Full Support
Category:  Food Services



Updated: 3/10/2020 11:20:52 AM

Job Contact:
Bekah Cedarleaf

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Why work at Camp Bighorn:

At Camp Bighorn, our staff team is excited to lead, grow, and adventure alongside each other and our participants. Come join us as we seek to steward environments where people encounter the love and hope of Jesus Christ!

1850 MT Hwy 135
    Plains, MT 59859


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