The Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) is currently accepting resumes for the position of Homeward Bound Kitchen Manager.
The Homeward Bound Kitchen Manager will report to the Daycare Supervisor.
Regular full-time hours. Monday – Friday 8:30am – 4:30pm, 35 hours per week. Some flexibility to meet program needs.
This position is a regular full-time employment opportunity and is eligible for group retirement, extended benefits, and paid time off.
JOB DUTIES INCLUDE BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO:
Independently plan, coordinate, and participate in the preparation, cooking, and serving of food to children 12 years and younger on a scheduled timeline established by the Daycare Supervisor
Create meal plans with consideration to all food allergies, nutritional information, and health unit recommendations
Regular meals prepared include but is not limited to: Breakfast, Morning Snack, Lunch, and Afternoon Snack. Some flexibility may occur based on organizational needs.
Ensure daycare staff are kept informed of the meal plans and any changes to them
Maintain the cleanliness and functionality of the kitchen in accordance with all health regulations. This position is responsible for cleaning dishes created in the process of making the meals as well as cleaning the dishes used by the daycare children.
Complete grocery shopping in a timely manner, submitting all necessary documents for the purchases in accordance with existing policy and practices
Collaborate with DNFC program staff for large event meal preparation
Prepare monthly board reports
Prepare reports on conference workshops and meetings attended to share with staff, community, and/or other childcare agencies
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
· Grade 12 High School Diploma or equivalent, preference given to Post Secondary Diploma or Certificate in Culinary Skills, Culinary Management, or similar programs
Minimum two (2) years related culinary experience, including menu and nutrition planning
Minimum two (2) years’ experience preparing food while accommodating allergies and dietary restrictions
Must have the ability to work in a busy environment with frequent interruptions
Must be flexible in daily organization
Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, and as a team when the need arises
Excellent working knowledge of the nutritional needs of young children varying in age from birth to 12 years, using the Canada’s Food Guide for Children
Working knowledge of the CCEYA and local Health Unit regulations, as well as the ability to follow a nutritionist’s recommendations and instructions
Safe Food Handling completion or ability to obtain
Must have First Aid with infant CPR and WHMIS/GHS or ability to obtain
Drivers abstract and access to a reliable vehicle for grocery shopping required and be willing to travel on occasion for business or training
Criminal Reference Check, Vulnerable Sector, is a requirement of the employment offer.
Up to date immunization record with a 2-Step TB test or ability to obtain
Possess a working knowledge of local Health Unit regulations surrounding catering (transporting, temperatures, etc.)
Ability to provide catering in addition to cooking for childcare center
Experience working within a budget, grocery shopping/ordering (with allergens in mind) and organizing receipts with attention to detail
Good oral and written communication skills
Awareness & appreciation of Indigenous culture and foods
Ability to speak Ojibwe or Oji-Cree is an asset
Work Conditions & Remuneration
Working primarily alone in a kitchen
$23.00-$24.00 per hour
SEND RESUME, COVER LETTER, AND 3 EMPLOYMENT REFERENCES WITH PERMISSION TO CONTACT TO:
Hiring Committee; Dryden Native Friendship Centre
74 Queen Street, Dryden ON P8N 1A4
Fax: (807) 223-6275 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled
DNFC is an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome and encourages all person to apply. Anyone needing accommodations at any time during the hiring process please just let us know and we will make every reasonable effort to accommodate you.
***** Only those deemed qualified will be contacted for an interview *****