NEAT is looking for an experienced and independent cook to make dinner for Meals on Wheels. This position requires a highly organized and self motivated person with knowledge of food safe principles and experience making nutritious meals for a variety of dietary considerations.

The Cook – Meals on Wheels is a part time position based in Fort St John, BC and will report to the Food Security Coordinator. The Cook – Meals on Wheels will support community food programming by:

  • Undertake basic cooking duties & prepare simple dishes, such as salads and entrees
  • Prepare cooking ingredients: wash and chop vegetables, cut meat, & perform other meal prep
  • Perform routine kitchen tasks.
  • Label and stock all ingredients on shelves so they are organized and easily accessible.
  • Maintain a clean kitchen: wash dishes, sanitize surfaces, and take out trash/recycling
  • Ensure that all food and other items are stored properly.
  • Comply with nutrition and sanitation guidelines.

This position may require a varied workweek schedule to accommodate special events and other activities.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Food Safe Certificate preferred
  • Knowledge of & experience with health and safety rules in a kitchen
  • Knowledge of & experience with basic cooking techniques
  • Organizational skills
  • Patience
  • Manual dexterity
  • Communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure

REQUIRED TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

NEAT ‘s NOURISH program runs a local food rescue supporting the Salvation Army and Meals on Wheels. This position will support both of these programs on a part time basis. Candidates must be:

  • Legally entitled to work according to the relevant provincial / territorial legislation & regulations 
  • Provide a criminal reference check
  • Food Safe certificate preferred but not required

Term of Position

  • This is a temporary part-time position. Hours of the position will vary according to the activities being undertaken, averaging 21-28 hours per week
  • Compensation begins at: $15/hr

Duration

This position starts with a qualified candidate.

Please email resume to nourish@neat.ca


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