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Summer Camp Job - Food Service Associate

Help to create an enjoyable experience for campers in the dining room and during meal times by providing a clean, well organized, and friendly atmosphere.

Help maintain proper sanitation in the Food Service area, including, but not limited to: dishes, pots and pans, floors, storage areas; garbage and garbage pit, hauling and dumping garbage cans.
Maintain a clean-as-you-go attitude to meet Timber-lee standards of cleanliness.
Work in cooperation with the custodial staff to ensure the cleanliness and proper presentation of the inside and outside dining spaces and the surrounding areas.
Maintain all beverage areas.
Assist with the preparation, transporting, serving, and clean-up of meals, snacks, and other food specialties coming from Food Service. This includes lifting, carrying, and handling the necessary pots, pans, and stock.
Take pride in the food preparation, showing concern for both campers and staff.
Meet campers’ needs: greet, assist, make announcements, complete meal clean-up procedures, sweep and mop floors, etc.
Complete all duties listed on the detailed Dining Room Hosting Responsibilities list as assigned.
Inventory items needed for guests’ needs and dining room business: beverages, napkins, cereal, coffee counter condiments, etc. (to be completed with the assistance of the Food Service Manager or a designee).
Know schedules of specific types of groups and their needs.
Assist in the organization and implementation of group seating assignments and meal schedules; be informed and knowledgeable of camper use in the Brandel dining room for meeting purposes.
Follow dress/attire policies and standards as established by Timber-lee and the Food Service Department.
Assist the Food Service Manager or shift lead in other related responsibilities.
Attend all meetings, both departmental and camp-wide.
Be involved in other camp activities as planned by the Recreation and Ministry Departments, as the schedule allows, mainly after dinner hours.
Assist in various responsibilities in order to facilitate Sunday camper drop- off and Saturday camper pick-up.
Fulfill temporary assignments to other duties, including Cabin Leader, as needed.


Supportive of Trinity’s mission and core values, commitment to a Christian lifestyle and demonstration of character in keeping with biblical models.
Strives to demonstrate through thought, attitude, actions and behaviors a life that reflects a personal faith in Jesus Christ and exhibits the fruits of the Spirit.
Exhibits a sincere love for the Lord and desires to see people come to know Him personally and grow in their faith.

In agreement of, and supports, Timber-lee's ministries, philosophy and policies.
Demonstrates excellent work ethic and excels at providing quality customer service.
Shows willingness to follow regulations and guidelines set down by Timber-lee and the Food Service Department.
Understands and exhibits behaviors and skills needed to function and be accountable in a team environment.

Can take charge of the dining room by greeting and organizing guests for meal lines and food consumption.
Has the ability to communicate with Food Service coworkers and other staff.
Is able to present a positive, friendly and helpful attitude to all campers and staff.
Has the ability to carry boxes weighing up to 50 pounds up and down 12 stairs.
Able to haul and dump garbage cans weighing up to 50 pounds into a bin 5 feet high.
Follow dress policies and standards as established by the Timber-lee and the Food Service Department.

Candidates must be at least 16 years of age at time of hire to be considered for this position.

Time:  Full-Time Seasonal
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Food Services



Updated: 10/17/2023 11:44:51 AM

Job Contact:
Abby Hannula
(262) 642-7345

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Why work at Timber-lee:

Located in East Troy, Camp Timber-lee is a year-round operational camp with over 600 acres. We serve schools, churches, retreat groups and individuals with a multitude of activities! Our mission is to create engaging communities where each young person encounters Christ through a dynamic camp experience. Come join the team committed to this purpose!

N8705 Scout Road
    East Troy, WI 53120-1773

(262) 642-7345

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