Full Time Cook

June 7, 2024
London, ON
Job Type
Competition #
Ministry Unit/Dept:
London Village
Salary Range:
$19.00 - $23.50 per hour
1340 Dundas Street E
Posting Expires:
June 20, 2024
Applications Accepted By:
Shari Carter: Sharon.Carter@salvationarmy.ca


The Salvation Army London Village has 68+ years as a valuable partner and recognized leader in providing excellence in care, while respecting individual needs.  The London Village offers support to families through Child Care Centre, Respite Programs and Adult Day Programs.  Our programs sit of 30 acres of beautiful green space and offers a gym, pool, pavilion and a pIayground for everyone to enjoy.  If you want to make a difference in the lives of people, The Salvation Army London Village has a position for you.

At our Childcare Centre your children’s learning, development, health and well-being are important to us.  Through play and inquiry, children practice ways of learning and interacting with the world around them.  Play promotes problem solving, communication, collaborations, creativity, imagination, and initiative.

Imagine a career where you can be part of amazing team that positively impacts the future of children. The Child Care Centre is currently hiring a Permanent FT, Cook position.  We desire people who want more than a job, we are looking for exceptional, engaged, excited and dedicated people, if this is you, we invite you to apply to join our team.

The Cook prepares and serves nutritious meals and snacks in accordance with applicable food service and safety regulations.




  • Prepare an ongoing list of food supplies needed according to menus; prepare food orders as needed, for purchasing.
  • Receive, check and store food supplies when delivered.
  • Plan, prepare and distribute, nutritious meals, snacks according to the prepared menu plans and in accordance with applicable food service and Canada’s Food Guide.
  • Ensure any deviations to the menu is recorded.
  • Make use of and decides on the best use of resources to minimize waste.
  • Arrange and prepare for any special dietary needs of children.

Perform other position related duties as required.

Working Conditions:

  • This is a permanent full-time position based 35 hours per week.
  • Flexibility in scheduling is required to meet program requirements; schedule includes days and will include a ½ hour paid meal break.
  • The Program Director will set the hours of work and work schedule.
  • Ability to lift/move up to 50 lbs.
  • Frequently: repetitive tasks, heavy lifting, twisting, bending, crouching, reaching, pushing and pulling.
  • Long periods of standing, walking; carrying; sitting; twisting; climbing and stooping; kneeling or crouching.

Normal hours of work:  work schedule will be set by your Program Director as per Centre hours of operation, Monday to Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and include a 1/2 hour paid meal break where applicable. Flexible to meet program needs.




  • Completed Secondary School, plus specialized courses of up to six (6) months.
  • Cook’s papers (1-year course).
  • Current First Aid & CPR Certification, Level C.
  • Current Safe Food Handling Certification.
  • Required to have a health assessment and immunization.
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered.


  • Minimum of two (2) years of prior work experience, with at least one year of institutional cooking experience is required.


  • May require screening through The Salvation Army Abuse Registry.
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening.
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities.



Please quote #6-2024 in the subject line



The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

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

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.


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