Cook – Casual – New Directions

octobre 13, 2021
Kitchener, ON
Job Type
Competition #
Ministry Unit/Dept:
New Directions
Salary Range:
$17.43 per hour, as per the Collective Agreement
657 King St. E. Kitchener, ON N2G 2M4
Posting Expires:
October 24, 2021
Applications Accepted By:
Applications Accepted via: Email: Attn: Mary-Ellen Jacobs, Admin Assistant, The Salvation Army New Directions Fax: 519-744-2081 Please no phone calls.


This is a casual relief position with no guaranteed hours.  Flexibility in scheduling is required.  The work schedule is determined in consultation with your supervisor and may vary according to requirements of responsibility.  Applicable shifts include a ½ hour unpaid meal break.  This is a continuous operation (24/7) facility.


This is a unionized facility.


Shifts: Various


Interested applicants must respond in writing with a cover letter and resume.

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


  • Must be able to follow Canada’s Food Guide to prepare meals in a community residential facility for adult male offenders released to the community
  • Maintain food services and follow an approved menu plan
  • Prepare food in accordance with food safety guidelines and Universal Precautions
  • Treat all clients with respect and dignity
  • Perform other position related duties as required


  • Must have completed grade 12
  • Safe Food Handling Certificate is required
  • One year of cooking experience in a commercial or institutional setting
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Have a valid, current certification in First Aid & CPR and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention
  • Required to provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening that is satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion. The screening is secured either through the National Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) or through a local police detachment.
  • Able to obtain Enhanced Reliability Screening through Correctional Services Canada
  • Support for and an understanding of the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada.
  • Requires screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.

NOTE: Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

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.

Internal Applicants, please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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