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This job expired on May 23, 2017

Camp Vegetarian Specialty Cook Circus Smirkus

  • Date Posted March 24, 2017
  • Location Greensboro, VT
  • Category Culinary / Nonprofit
  • Job type Summer Job
Company description

Circus Smirkus is the premier youth circus organization in the US. Since 1987 we have promoted the skills, culture and traditions of the traveling circus, inspiring youth to engage in life-changing adventures in the circus arts. We are a 501c3 nonprofit educational organization, serving thousands of young people each year through 3 programs: Our Bigtop Tour, Smirkus Camp, and our in-school residencies.

Our camp is located in rural Greensboro VT, a progressive agricultural region.  Through this position, we hope to better serve the needs of our vegetarian campers & staff while supporting local agriculture.

Camp Staff who don't live nearby sleep in the staff wing of our dormitory. Our campus of 34 acres sits on an open hilltop bordered by forest, fields and pastureland.  There is a general store, library and crystal-clear Lake Caspian within easy walking distance. We have a diverse staff who love kids, work hard, and take care of one another.  If this sounds like a good fit for you, please get in touch.

Job description
Circus Smirkus Camp serves 3 meals per day for ~125. The Specialty Cook is responsible for providing nutritious, tasty, filling, and economical meals for campers and staff with dietary restrictions including vegetarian, vegan, gluten free, and lactose intolerant. This person will join a kitchen staff of 6, will create menus and recipes for vegetarians and others, and will prepare the majority of these meals. Circus is an athletic pursuit, and we are committed to feeding our campers the healthiest food possible. An additional goal for us this year is to develop local sources for as many of our fresh ingredients as possible to provide excellent food quality while supporting our neighbors in the agricultural community. We'd like to expand our kitchen garden too.
Compensation this position is : salaried, less than 50k Application instructions
This job expired on May 23, 2017
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