septembre 22, 2022
Job Type
Ministry Unit/Dept:
Richmond House Emergency Shelter
Salary Range:
As per the collective agreement
12040 Horseshoe Way, Richmond, BC V7A 4V5
Posting Expires:
October 9, 2022
Applications Accepted By:
Attention: Dan Leung. E-mail: Please mention the 'Job Title' in the subject line of your email.


The Cook prepares and serves nutritious meals as outlined on menus in accordance with applicable food service and safety regulations.

DAYS & TIME:               

  • Applicants must be available for a variety of shifts, including day, evening, overnight, weekend and statutory holidays



  • Works with Food Services Coordinator and follows the meal plan and recipes laid out for food preparation
  • Prepares meals; may prepare for special dietary needs of the residents
  • Adapts work practices within specific parameters to ensure the efficient delivery of food services
  • Makes good use of and decides on the best use of resources, including donations to minimize waste
  • Follows guidelines for the safety and security of food and equipment and monitors practices to ensure adherence
  • May supervise students, volunteers, and/or guests
  • Performs other duties as assigned


*NOTE: For some jobs, you may be required to provide validated educational documentation.


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months or relevant certifications.
  • Food Safe Certification up to date


  • One to three years of prior related experience, with at least one year of institutional cooking experience.


  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Record Check under the Criminal Records Review Program
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through The Salvation Army Child Abuse Registry
  • Possess a valid First Aid/CPR and WHMIS certificate or obtain prior to the end of the probationary period.
  • Ability to lift more than 20 lbs.

Successful candidates, prior to hiring, may be required to provide:

  • Background check consent.
  • A clear vulnerable sector screening.
  • A clean drivers abstract.
  • Completion of our online Armatus Abuse Training and required Health and Safety training.

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all employees in Canada.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial/territorial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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