Food Service / Kitchen Assistant

Company : Name Linked YMCA Camp Pinewood
Job Locations US-MI-Twin Lake
Location : Address
4230 Obenauf Road
Day Camp/Camp
Multiple shifts available! Hours can vary from 20+ to 32+ hours per week. More info provided in interview.

Food Service / Kitchen Assistant


YMCA Camp Pinewood located in Twin Lake, Michigan is hiring kitchen/cook/food service positions for Summer and/or Fall 2022.


This position assists with food service for staff and campers and supports safety and cleanliness of the kitchen. The Food Service team works to manage all aspects of food preparation including cooking and serving food and dishwashing. Prior restaurant or food service experience a plus but not required.    


In this position you will:

  • Preparing food for cooking and/or presentation 
  • Assisting cooks in serving food 
  • Utilize a variety of cooking techniques: baking, sautéing, grilling, steaming, frying etc.
  • Use a variety of kitchen equipment (i.e. slicer, ovens, griddles, mixers, knives, etc.)
  • Dishwashing 
  • Stocking and rotating inventory
  • Following and maintain health department standards for foodservice
  • Maintaining temperature logs on all refrigerators/freezers
  • Maintaining cleanliness and sanitation of kitchen
  • Pitching in wherever needed to support a great experience for our campers and staff
  • Other duties as assigned


Experience / Requirements for the positions:

  • Must be 18 years or older and have a have high school diploma
  • Food Service or Cooking experience is a great plus, but NOT required
  • Must have ability to follow oral & written instructions
  • Willingness to be trained in operating kitchen equipment 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.

YMCA Vaccine Policy

We’re committed to the health and wellness of our employees, members, program participants, and those most vulnerable. If hired by the YMCA, you will be required to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination no later than two (2) days prior to your start date unless an exemption for a medical condition or sincerely-held religious beliefs is granted.

Be a part of our mission

The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, and fitness and healthy living. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our instructors and other team members to help us achieve our mission one child, one family, and one team member at a time.  


Child Abuse Prevention / Support the YMCA’s commitment 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.

Commitment to Inclusion:

Supports the YMCA’s commitment to inclusion of all members as required by Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Job responsibilities may include implementing program modifications for persons with cognitive, behavioral or physical disabilities, including but not limited to the injection of medical glucagon to members with Type 1 diabetes in emergency situations.





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