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Position: Food Services Manager
Organization: YMCA Camp Kitchikewana
Location: Camp Kitchikewana, near Orillia, Ontario

PLACEMENT: Early June – Late August
SALARY: $560-580/week


Provides leadership, direction, supervision, and support to the kitchen staff team at YMCA Camp Kitchikewana.


  • 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.
  • Supervision: Responsible for the development of staff schedules, and the implementation of staff training, staff supervision, staff evaluations, and staff support.
  • Food Preparation: Responsible for menu planning, leading the daily preparation of food, supervising and assisting with post-service clean up, and ensuring completion of clean-up and daily sanitation procedures.
  • Health and Safety: Responsible for establishing and enforcing kitchen staff uniform policy.
  • Responsible for establishing and enforcing guidelines for use of the kitchen in adherence to Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, OCA standards, and YMCA of Simcoe/Muskoka’s Policy and Procedures.
  • Administration: Responsible for food ordering, food storage, and all administrative tasks associated with the Food Service department (including budget tracking, incident reports and appropriate record keeping).
  • Risk Management: Will work with Head Cook and Camp Management to establish best practices that ensure that industry standards are maintained to best minimize risks associated with Food Preparation and Storage.
  • Year-end Report – Will complete a year-end report outlining the summer and suggestions for upcoming summers
  • Coordinate/support camp volunteers in required tasks


  • Food Handling Safety Certification
  • Standard First Aid/Basic Rescuer CPR
  • WHMIS Training (camp will provide)
  • 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


  • Background in Camp Food Services
  • Red Seal

To Apply:

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

Julia Fulton
Director, YMCA Camp Kitchikewana

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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.


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 5,000 day campers in addition to 1,500 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.”


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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Mar 4 2021    ID: 58902