Cook | YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
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Cook

LOCATION: YMCA Geneva Park
DEPARTMENT: Geneva Park Food Service
PLACEMENT: Full-Time

ABOUT THE YMCA OF SIMCOE/MUSKOKA:
The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka currently serves over 125,000 people in Simcoe County and the Districts of Muskoka and Parry Sound in Central Ontario. The YMCA is one of the largest charities within our service area, providing over $1.1 million annually of support and access to our programs and services.

With a staff complement of 1200+ full and part-time staff, combined with over 1,000 volunteers and donors, and an operating budget of $39 million, the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka serves over 30,000 annual members and participants through its eight membership centres in Barrie, Collingwood, Gravenhurst, Innisfil, Midland, Orillia, Parry Sound, and Wasaga Beach; 3,000 Child Care families across a number of communities; registers 4,000 day campers in addition to 800 overnight campers at YMCA Camp Kitchikewana on Beausoleil Island; over 15,000 people through leadership development, outdoor education and family programs at YMCA Geneva Park; and counsels over 20,000 people in several community development programs.

As our Mission Statement affirms, “My Y is dedicated to the growth of all persons in spirit, mind and body, and to their sense of belonging to each other and the global community.” Our Vision for the future is “My Y inspires people to reach their full potential.”

GENERAL FUNCTION:
Prepares and cooks large quantity menus.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to the mission and core values of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka and the YMCA in Canada.
• Demonstrate strong support and commitment to serving the membership, facility users and all program participants of the YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka.
• Checks memos and meal count sheets at all meal times and adjusts food quantities accordingly.
• Prepares attractive and health food, both for the meals of the day and for upcoming meals, so that they can be served smoothly and on time
• Ensures that food preparation areas, utensils and equipment are cleaned and made sanitary immediately after use.
• Fridge’s and freezers organized on a daily bases.
• Keeps other food services staff informed of any menu changes or special orders.
• Determines food preparation standards, including serving portions.
• Prepares special orders and services (e.g. Special diets, baked goods, BBQ’s).
• Adherence to all provincial and federal legislation relevant to job description.
• Undertakes other reasonable tasks in support of YMCA Geneva Park, which the General Manager may assign from time to time.

JOB KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS:
• Post-Secondary Education
• Certificate of Qualification in the trade of Cook or Equivalent
• Knowledge of large quantity cooking & baking
• Proven Customer Service Experience
• Experience in supervising, motivating and delegating
• First Aid and CPR Certification
• Must be able to work flexible hours based on client needs
• Clear Police Reference Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening
• Mandated training (including AODA, Workplace Violence & Harassment, Health & Safety Awareness, Child Protection, etc.) is required before or shortly after commencement of work

Qualified candidates who wish to be considered are invited to send a resume and cover letter to:

Andrew Goetz
Executive Chef
YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka
Email: andrew.goetz@sm.ymca.ca

Applications will remain open until position is filled.

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please be advised that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a Police Records Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening.

The YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka is committed to fair and accessible employment practices. Our goal is a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. Individuals needing employment accommodation in the hiring process or job postings in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources department.