• Camp Food Assistant

    Posted Date 5 days ago(5 days ago)
    Job ID
    Camp Duncan
    32405 North Highway 12
    # Positions
    Day Camp/Camp
    Hours per Week
    Variable Schedule
    Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday, 5 hours per day
  • Responsibilities & Requirements

    Job Summary:


    Under the direct supervision of the camp food service manager or cook, assist with general food preparation and cleanliness of the kitchen.


    Scope of Responsibilities:

    • Prepare food for cooking and/or presentation as instructed
    • Re-fill condiments
    • Put customer needs first
    • Assist cooks in serving food to the customers as needed 
    • Assist with dish washing duties as needed (see dishwashing job description for details)
    • mop floor as assigned
    • Stock and rotate inventory
    • Follow and maintain health department standards for foodservice
    • Maintain temperature logs on all refrigerators/freezers
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation of kitchen
    • Other duties as assigned
    • Supports the commitment of the YMCA to child abuse prevention by:
      • Report any items that may provide a health or safety hazard to staff, members or guests to your supervisor.
      • Follow all policies and procedures related to keeping children safe in our facilities and programs, including those related to the monitoring and supervision of children.
      • Report any suspicious behavior and violation of policy and procedures to your supervisor.
      • Complete all child abuse prevention training as required.


    • Must be 18 years or older
    • Must have prior work experience in food service industry equal to that of a dishwasher position 
    • Must have ability to follow oral & written instructions
    • Willingness to be trained in operating kitchen equipment
    • Willingness to be trained and follow food service sanitation practices
    • Be able to have and maintain positive relationships with all customers from point of contact
    • Must be able to stand on feet for extended period of time; walk stairs; lift up to 50lbs

    Be Part of Our Mission


    The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. Our network of 20 membership centers, five camps, early learning,  school-aged and other programs at 100+ sites in the city and suburbs provides everyone with a safe place to learn, play and grow. In this role, you'll be an integral part of ensuring the YMCA continues to be a leader in making our city a world-class place to live and raise a family. So you're not just impacting a bottom line, you're impacting people and communities all over Chicagoland.


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