Summer Retreat 2018

Introducing a whole new list of positions in our work/study program for the new year.

Come join us in making it all happen and get a big discount on your camp registration fees, a whole $500 off!

Please note that our main kitchen is a TEACHING kitchen, which is an added perk - we love to teach!

And you will have plenty of time to enjoy classes, delicious food and so much more with all work/study positions being part time hours and most working only every-other day...

From kitchen aides, to office helpers, heavy lifters and more, it takes a big team to do it right. So if you are a great worker, please give us a hand.


Scroll down for more information and to apply for these work/study opportunities:

Chef
Kitchen Assistant

Dishwasher & Kitchen Cleaning
Cooking Class Assistant
Kids' Camp Assistant
Bathroom & Shower Caretaker
Heavy Lifter


Chef

We are looking for experienced Chefs with a passion for creating plant-based, seasonal foods. Our Executive Chef will be teaching as well as guiding his teams to create balanced nutritious, delicious dishes that are based on the principles of macrobiotics, 100% vegan and all meals will have gluten-free options.

This is a part-time position, every-other day, in exchange for a $500 camp registration discount.

Responsibilities

  • Set up and stock stations with all necessary supplies.
  • Answer, report and follow the Executive Chef’s instructions.
  • Prepare food for service (e.g. chopping vegetables or producing sauces).
  • Due to the team nature of this task, you should be able to work rapidly and independently once menu needs are communicated. In order to create a consistent food product, you should be able to select, clean, trim, and cut vegetables in uniform shapes and sizes. You should have knowledge and experience cooking grains, grain products, vegetables, and beans.
  • Cook menu items as directed by and in cooperation with the Executive Chef.
  • Clean up your station, knives, and cutting boards and take care of prepared food as directed.
  • Comply with nutrition guidelines, and sanitation regulations, and safety standards.
  • Maintain a positive and professional approach with co-workers and guests.

Requirements

  • Proven chef experience.
  • Accuracy and speed in executing assigned tasks.

As a reminder, you are responsible for your own safety. If you are unsure of your abilities, please let us know during the application process.

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Kitchen Assistant

We are looking for Kitchen Assistants to help with an array of jobs in the kitchen. This position would include washing vegetables, help serving meals, kitchen clean up and whatever assistance that the Executive Chef may need to get the job done.

This is a part-time position, every-other day, in exchange for a $500 camp registration discount.

Responsibilities

  • Follow the Executive Chef’s instructions.
  • Cooperate with all kitchen staff.
  • Vegetable washing and simple food prep.
  • Kitchen cleaning services.
  • Meal service duties.
  • Follow all relevant health department rules/regulations and all customer service guidelines.

Requirement

  • Service orientation and excellent organizational skills.
  • Active listening and effective communication competencies.
  • Good physical condition.
  • Kitchen experience and/or food safety training will be considered an asset.

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Dishwasher & Kitchen Cleaning Staff

We are looking for a skilled Dishwasher to run dishes and utensils through the equipment and put away all dishes, pots, and pans. The goal is to maintain a clean and safe environment for all guests.

This is a part-time position, every-other day, in exchange for a $500 camp registration discount.

Responsibilities

  • Cooperate with all serving and kitchen staff.
  • Operate a commercial dishwasher, we will train if needed.
  • Clean and sanitize dishes, utensils, and pots and pans as needed.
  • Return all cleaned dishware, pots and pans to proper location after cleaning.
  • Clean dishwasher area at the end of each meal.
  • Mop kitchen floor.
  • Follow all relevant health department rules/regulations.

Requirements

  • Active listening and effective communication competencies.
  • Good physical condition!
  • Prior experience operating a commercial dishwasher will be considered an asset.

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Cooking Class Assistant

We are looking for Cooking Class Assistants to help with an array of jobs in the kitchen to assist our teachers for cooking demonstrations. This includes adult, hands-on and Kids camp cooking classes.

This is a part-time position, every-other day, in exchange for a $500 camp registration discount.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in two cooking classes per day worked.
  • Responsible for class set up, production assistance and clean up.
  • Cooperate and communicate clearly with all kitchen staff and teachers.
  • Vegetable washing and simple food preparatuib.
  • Kitchen cleaning and organizing.
  • Follow all relevant health department rules/regulations and all customer service guidelines.
  • Experience preferred but willing to consider someone with great organizational skills and management abililites.

Requirement

  • Service orientation and excellent organizational skills.
  • Active listening and effective communication competencies.
  • Good physical condition.
  • Kitchen experience and/or food safety training will be considered an asset.

Click here to apply


Kids' Camp Assistant

We are looking for Assistants to aide the Kids’ Camp Coordinator in overseeing our dynamic Kids’ program. The goal is to provide a fun and healthy experience for all kids.

This is a part-time position, every-other day, in exchange for a $500 camp registration discount.

Responsibilities

  • Follow the instructions of the Kids’ Camp Coordinator.
  • Engage kids in the program so that no child is left unsupervised.
  • Ability to lead activities such as crafts and sports.
  • Be comfortable around water and at the beach with children.
  • Make certain that all kids participate in a safe way.
  • Clean and put away all games and equipment at the end of each day.
  • Follow all relevant health department rules/regulations and all customer service guidelines.

Requirements include:

  • Proven experience working with kids.
  • Active listening and effective communication competencies.
  • Problem solving and decision making skills.
  • High school diploma; teaching school or other related training will be considered an asset.

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Bathroom & Shower Caretaker

We are looking for a male & female to help us keep our bathrooms and showers fresh daily. The goal is to maintain a clean and safe environment for all guests.

This is a part-time position in exchange for a $500 camp registration discount.

Responsibilities

  • Cooperate with all other staff.
  • Assist in the cleaning of the two public bathrooms and showers.
  • Woman overseeing female facilities, man in charge of the male facilities.
  • Follow all relevant health department rules/regulations.

Requirements

  • Active listening and effective communication competencies.
  • Good physical condition!

Click here to apply


Heavy Lifter

We need strong bodies for lifting heavy boxes, unloading food and camping gear, moving, unpacking boxes, setting stuff up, help with beach gear, maybe help with tents set up, hang hammocks, possibly some simple cleaning - whatever we need you to do to help with setting up and breaking down camp and some work in between.

This is a part-time position in exchange for a $500 camp registration discount.

Responsibilities

  • Cooperate with all other staff.
  • Help with the set up and striking of camp.
  • Move tables and furniture when requested by Retreat Director for specific events.
  • Haul trash if needed to dumpsters.
  • Follow all relevant health department rules/regulations.

Requirements

  • Active listening and effective communication competencies.
  • Great physical condition, strong and a healthy back!

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