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Food Services Manager

Camp Homewood
Heriot Bay, British Columbia (on-site)
17 days ago


The Food Service Manager functions as Camp Homewood’s Head Cook.  They direct the overall operation of Food Services including: customer service; personnel management; menu planning; purchasing, receiving and storing food; food preparation and presentation; cleaning, sanitation, and record keeping.   The FS Manager will work cooperatively with all members of Homewood’s staff team to bring glory to God through their work, attitudes and activities. 

The FS Manager is responsible for building a team that strives for excellence in the preparation and presentation of appealing, well balanced and nutritional meals for groups of 30 – 280 people.  Food is to be served on schedule and at its peak.  Working to deadlines is critically important! 

This individual is part of a team committed to building the Kingdom of God.  Camp Homewood’s ministry is relational.  Staff must be able to convey a sense of Christ-like hospitality and concern for guests and staff.  Staff must be able to work with and minister to the volunteer high school and college age young people who serve at camp.  Responsibilities are to be carried out in a way that will honour Jesus Christ and comply with the Pacific Coast Children’s Mission’s Statement of Faith and Mission Statement.

This position is physically demanding and the hours are long.  Applicants must be able to lift 50 pounds and work on their feet for an 8-hour shift.  The intensity and focus of this position varies seasonally, and is not a typical ‘9:00 – 5:00’ job.  This position will be expected to lead shifts.  Weekend work is normal.

The Food Services department serves approximately 40,000 meals during the summer camping season and approximately 40,000 meals during the ‘off-season’.


Qualifications (Education & Experience):

  1. A Diploma in Food Service Management (or other relevant training from a recognized institute) is mandatory. A Red Seal as a Professional Cook is preferred.
  2. Food Safe I and II certification.
  3. Prior camp and management experience is an asset.
  4. A team player with a proven record as a leader committed to helping others succeed.
  5. Excellent math and oral and written communication skills.
  6. A valid class 5 driver’s license and clean drivers abstract.
  7. Must maintain Food Safe I and II certification plus Standard First Aid (Level I). Training will be provided if the candidate does not already have First Aid.
  8. Successful candidate must provide a clean Criminal Record Check upon appointment and periodically throughout their employment.
  9. A mature Christian who loves and enjoys people committed to living a life of holiness.
  10. Must comply with the PCCM Statement of Faith, Mission Statement, & Code of Conduct.
  11. A demonstrated passion for evangelism and discipleship of youth.

A. Food Services: Scope of Responsibilities

  1. The Food Service Manager is to exemplify and encourage a culture of excellence and gracious hospitality. S/he will encourage staff to ‘Think Like A Guest.’
  2. Menu planning is critically important. The FS Manager must be aware of trends in food service so that menu choices are fresh & current (Wow factor). This extends to Sailing and Woodsman and special events (Dessert Fundraisers, Carol Sing, Open House, etc.).
  3. Lead in the preparation and presentation of delicious, nutritious, and appealing meals, desserts, and snacks for campers, guests, and staff.
  4. Provide appealing menu items to accommodate special diets / allergies.
  5. Promote good stewardship practices that seek to properly save and reuse leftovers, minimize waste, and encourage recycling.
  6. Ensure that the kitchen, dining room, and coffee bar are in a state of readiness for all groups. This includes Dining Room layout (tables, buffets, etc.).
  7. Ensure Public Health regulations and Food Safe guidelines are followed to safeguard the health of guests and volunteers. This includes maintaining a high level of cleanliness and sanitation in the kitchen, fridges, freezers, pantries and storage areas, dining room, and recycling area prior to, during, and after use.
  8. Receive and store food and supplies. Rotate inventory: first in. first out!
  9. Oversee cleaning and storage of FS aprons, rags, and linens following use.
  10. Ensure that safety for all workers (including yourself) is priority one. Ensure kitchen staff are trained to safely operate all equipment and are familiar with emergency procedures. Enforce best practices, identify hazards, and take corrective measures.

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Job Information

  • Job ID: 63872263
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Heriot Bay, British Columbia
  • Company Name For Job: Camp Homewood
  • Position Title: Food Services Manager
  • Industry: Camping Ministries
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Min Education: None
  • Required Travel: None

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