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Cook at Camp Betsey Cox Camp Betsey Cox

  • Date Posted March 12, 2020
  • Location Pittsford, VT
  • Category Culinary
  • Job type Summer Job
Company description Camp Betsey Cox is a girl's residential summer camp in the heart of Vermont's Green Mountains. We offer a traditional summer camp experience for girls ages 9-14, and a three year leadership program for returning girls ages 15-17. We are small by intention- about 85 campers, 40 Leadership participants, and 50 staff. Our program offers 2,3,5, 6, and 8 week sessions and our staff joins us for 9 weeks.
Our mission states: Camp Betsey Cox develops strong, capable, imaginative girls who will make a positive difference in their world with self-confidence, independent decision-making capabilities, and with a passion for the outdoors. Job description

Integral member of a four-person kitchen team at a residential girl’s summer camp:

  • 8 camper weeks- June 28-August 22
  • 1 Staff Orientation week June 22-June 26
  • Team member in a summer camp kitchen dedicated to providing creative menus and preparing good, healthy food three meals a day in collaboration with Head Cook in charge of overall kitchen.
  • Meals incorporate locally sourced food, accommodation of a variety dietary choices including: gluten free, lactose intolerant, vegetarian, vegan, and include camp program themes upon occasion.
  • Community is about 175 people and includes about 45 vegetarians, and about a dozen special dietary choices.

Responsibilities in detail:

  • Work with Head Cook to set menus and prepare three meals per day as a kitchen team.
  • Assist with the ordering/procurement of ingredients for the menus
  • Assist kitchen staff with all tasks need to run a smooth kitchen.
  • Meet all health and safety standards according to state and camp standards
  • communicate daily with the directors formally or informally as circumstances require
  • Interact with campers and their parents as necessary (opening days)
Participate as a member of the full camp staff as necessary and with the full camp community as possible and desired

Qualifications:
  • Completion of high school or the equivalent, or further studies.
  • Interest in lifelong learning
  • Interest in working in a multigenerational, residential community
  • Experience in kitchens
  • Servesafe certified not required but beneficial

Benefits: 
  • Salaried position for the season
  • On site housing and all meals and time off rotation.
  • Limited seasonal health insurance during the season
  • Camp program for any sons or daughters age 9-14
  • Full access to camp activities and facilities during the season
Compensation this position is : contract Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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