Cook – Kamloops

The Salvation Army Kamloops
May 10, 2019
Kamloops, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
May 31, 2019


The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Core Values

The Salvation Army Canada and Bermuda has four core values:

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.


  • 17 hours a week or more depending on the direction of the DCS and possible emergency and disaster assistance
  • Attending monthly team meetings is required


  • Performs circle checks of trucks every use and maintains truck logs and submits logs in the red driver binder under the correct month
  • Loads and unloads food from the kitchen / warehouse, destinations, and other storage facilities while maintaining FOODSAFE levels, including temperature  testing at site for serving
  • Temperature of fridge to be checked daily when in use
  • The ability to lift more than 25 lbs
  • Stock all needed supplies, place orders for food and supply on shopping white board for the DCS to order
  • On a weekly basis, deeper clean of CRU (outside and inside), fuel up using Element Card, water filled, grey water emptied when needed, check propane levels
  • Put all garbage & recycling in the appropriate areas and break down the boxes you use
  • On a monthly basis, sweep out bay, check the hours used on Generator to assess if an oil change is needed
  • At the beginning of each month the incumbent must complete a CRU Inspection Report and put back in driver binder to keep the records updated
  • Assess needs for maintenance and report any issues to your DCS
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Have food and supplies ready at the designated location by 5:15 pm every Tuesday and Thursday night (this may include meeting a driver at Mission Flats prior to this time). Supplies should include:
  • Soup
  • Sandwiches for up to 100 people
  • Coffee-water Cambro
  • Juice/water Cambro
  • Food insert
  • Cutting Board and knife
  • Butter knives
  • Serving utensils
  • Desserts
  • Bleach water
  • As available: sleeping bags, warm clothes, supplies to give out
  • Assist with food service
  • Leadership of volunteer team
  • Light clean after food service
  • Return food supplies to the church to be cleaned
  • Ensure gas tank is never less than half filled
  • Plan / discuss meal ideas with the DCS every mid-month for the next month
  • Organize food required to cook meals, prepare and cook healthy balanced meals
  • Supervise volunteers with the direction of the DCS and Volunteer Coordinator
  • Communicate to DCS 7 days prior if an order is required for the meals
  • Support the program by sharing the love of Jesus Christ
  • Collect stats on the Stat Form and submit to Administration Coordinator to record in the database at the end of each month.


  • The successful job applicant will have completed High School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.
  • NOTE: An alternative level of education and experience may be acceptable.
  • Special licenses, Diplomas, Certifications or requirements:
  • At least 2 years of cooking experience for 100 plus people
  • Non-Violent Crises Intervention
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Proof of a clean driving abstract from ICBC
  • Valid Driver’s Licence Class 5 or higher

If there is a competition number associated with this posting, please include within the subject line of your email, fax or regular mail correspondence.

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 accordance with The Salvation Army policy and legislated requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials and completion of a background check.

Internal Applicants: Please advise Department Heads of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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