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Creative Cook for Camp Kitchen Camp Betsey Cox, Inc.

  • Date Posted April 28, 2021
  • Location Pittsford, VT
  • Category Culinary / Education
  • 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 leadership program for returning girls ages 15-17. We are small by intention-for 2021, about 70 campers, 20 Leadership participants, and 40 staff. Our program offers 2,3,4,5,6, 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 the kitchen team at a residential girl’s summer camp:

  • 8 camper weeks- June 27-August 21
  • 1 Staff Orientation week June 20-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.
  •  Meals incorporate locally sourced food, accommodation of a variety of dietary choices including: gluten free, lactose intolerant, vegetarian, vegan, and include camp program themes upon occasion.
  • 2021 Community is about 140 people and includes about 35 vegetarians, and about a dozen special dietary choices.

Responsibilities in detail:

  • Work with Head Cook to set menus and to share in the preparation of three meals per day as a kitchen team, schedule to be set by the team and the Head Cook.
  • Assist with the ordering/procurement of ingredients for the menus
  • Assist kitchen staff with all tasks needed 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


  • Salaried position for the 9 week season-$5000
  • On site housing and all meals and time off rotation.
  • Willing to design internship requirements for position
  • 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
  • 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
Camp Betsey Cox, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our hiring strategies bring on people from around the US and the world who, together, and as much as possible, create a working team that reflects the makeup of our country. They are excellent role models for our campers. Our community commits to nurturing and growing strong, smart, independent people who make a positive difference in the world.  We hold that equality, justice, civility, compassion, and respect are imperatives in how we live and work together. Compensation this position is : hourly, $7.25/hr to $15/hr Application instructions
This job expired on June 13, 2021
DeadlineMay 31, 2021

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