Summer Kitchen Helper

The Salvation Army B.C. Ridge Meadows
June 22, 2020
Maple Ridge, Canada
Job Type
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Closing date
June 26, 2020



  • Flexibility in hours is expected, work includes days and weekends
  • Based on 30-40 hours per week for a total of 280 hours over 8 weeks starting July 6, 2020


Position Purpose summary:

The Kitchen Helper assists the Cook in preparing and delivering meals.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Willingness to work within the mission, vision & values of The Salvation Army and Ridge Meadows Ministries
  • Use a client-centered approach by consistently demonstrating compassion, respect and empathy
  • Assist the cook in the preparation of specific food items and with the serving of food
  • Clean the kitchen and kitchen equipment as assigned
  • Help load and or unload delivery items
  • May help in washing dishes, saucepans, pots and utensils used in the operation of the kitchen
  • Follows work practices to ensure the efficient delivery of food services
  • Follows policy on the use of donated foods
  • Perform other related duties as assigned



  • Between 16-30 years of age at start of employment as per Canada Summer Jobs Program eligibility requirements
  • Current valid BC driver’s license and clean driving record an asset
  • Food Safe 1 basic required
  • No specific academic education required, must be able to read and write


  • Preference given to those who have prior kitchen/restaurant helper experience
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment

Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Effective communication skills
  • Adaptability to change and frequent interruptions
  • Ability to lift more than 20 kgs (50 pounds)
  • Agreeable to a flexible, non-routine schedule
  • CPR, First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Training an asset
  • Successful obtainment of clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program

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.

This posting is open to external and internal candidates alike. If you are an internal applicant, please advise your Department Head of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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