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Kitchen Staff - Cook

Department Kinark Outdoor Centre Date Posted 7/11/2019

Position Type Temporary Full Time Reference No. 2019-2761

LocationMinden, Ontario, Canada

Kinark Child and Family Services is a leading child and youth service organization in Ontario which provides a wide range of evidence-based services that include individual, family and group counselling for children and youth with complex needs and their families.  Kinark’s three program streams include: Community-Based Child and Youth Mental Health, Autism and Forensic Mental Health/Youth Justice.


Want to help children and youth with complex needs?

Come join our team!

Kinark: Helping children and youth with complex needs achieve better life outcomes.


We currently have an opportunity for:

Kitchen Staff – Cook

Temporary, FT – 30-40hours/week (June to October 2019)

Kinark Outdoor Centre

Hourly Pay: $14/hr

Availability on weekends is a must



Job Summary:

The Kinark Outdoor Centre is located west of Carnarvon on Queens Line, just off of Hwy 118.

The Kitchen Staff will report to the Food Service Coordinator, and is responsible to provide healthy meals to clients, clean and maintain kitchen and equipment.


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Cooking/serving food for visitors to site.  Includes preparing special needs diets for allergies and food restrictions
  • Cleaning and maintain kitchen and equipment as needed
  • Cleaning dishes and tables after each meal



  • Minimum 16 years of age;
  • Ability to work with a team and take initiative is essential
  • Previous experience working in a food service setting preferred
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (including a Vulnerable Sector Screening) and Pre-Employment Medical.
  • Candidates Bilingual in English and French will be given special consideration.


Interested applicants should submit their résumés via:

Kinark Child and Family Services values inclusivity and diversity in the workplace.  We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.  We are committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’).   If you require accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at  or (905) 474-9595.

While we thank all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Any information obtained during the course of recruitment will be used for employment recruitment purposes only, and not for any other purpose.

If you are looking for an exciting opportunity and to build a career in an innovative and dynamic organization, submit your resume by clicking on Apply Now below.
We thank all applicants for their interest. However, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Kinark Child and Family Services is an equal opportunity employer.