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Wendat Community Programs

Applicants must be living or relocating to Ontario, Canada.

Wendat Community Programs is seeking a Part-time Cook for The Lorna Tomlinson Residence for Seniors in Penetanguishene.

Supervised by: Program Supervisor, Wendat Seniors’ Residence

Task assignment by Full time Cook.

High school graduation required plus 1 year or less Diploma post high school in a related field. 3-5 years experience with commercial/institutional cooking. Must have Food handling certificate and knowledge of sanitation practices. Able to exercise moderate judgment within guidelines where some gaps in knowledge or information may exist. Contact with clients/residents as well as co workers occurs routinely and requires ordinary, common courtesy and respect. Little or no contact with external community partners. Minimal written work is required. Must be able to concentrate on task at hand for a few hours without a break, and get meals prepared on time. Occasional slow times due to resident absence, special holidays, prepared ahead meals etc. Able to cope with moderate levels of physical exertion (lifting or carrying large bundles (groceries/dish racks), cleaning appliances, washing floors). Able to follow explicit instructions (menu plan for each day). This job consists of routine, defined tasks within one role and one location. No responsibility for supervision of others or involvement with organizational management.

Able to use initiative to prioritize work between cooking and cleaning while still able to take breaks. May be required to orient peers to job duties and use of equipment.

Hours of Work:
Part-time cooks will work on a casual on-call basis. Days and hours will vary.

i) Agency Responsibilities
This position will have very limited access to confidential information about program finances or personal information about clients or employees. Ensures at all times, the confidentiality of this information.
Conducts all matters in a punctual and responsible manner, demonstrating ordinary courtesy and respect.
Exhibits trustworthy behaviour.
Maintains accurate and up-to-date records when required.
Participates in staff meetings, training opportunities and/or agency committees as appropriate.

ii) Specific Responsibilities
Prepare and serve appetizing meals, on time, according to the program menu and schedule. Prepares some meals to be frozen or kept for later use. Listen to client concerns and suggestions regarding the meals and pass along comments to the full-time cook.
Accept assignments from the Cook as well as the Program Supervisor with respect to food preparation, cleaning, dish-washing, dining room set-up and other duties that may be required.
Ensures kitchen areas and all equipment/dishes are left clean and secure with all food stored according to standards.
Takes out garbage daily from kitchen areas.
Re-fills food supplies in servery as required.
Records shortage of supplies/food so they may be re-ordered.
Records names of persons served at each meal.
May be required to orient co-worker to the same job or train a co-worker on the use of kitchen equipment.
Other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor, Cook or other senior staff.

Job Type: Part-time, casual

Casual dress
Company events
On-site parking
8 hour shift

Application question(s):
Are you currently living in Ontario Canada? if no, do you plan to relocate to Ontario, Canada?

Work Location: In person

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