Camp Kitchen Staff Camp Ihduhapi

Company: YMCA of the North

Job Type: Seasonal

Job Description

1.  Job Summary:

The Camp Kitchen Staff prepares and serves healthy and nutritious meals to camp participants and groups.  The incumbent maintains appropriate health standards and adequate levels of food supplies. The incumbent sets tables, clear tables, washes dishes and performs other cleaning as directed.

 2.  Essential Functions:

  • Assists in preparing and serving healthy and nutritious meals to camp participants and groups.
  • Utilizes leftover food in meal preparations as appropriate and safe to minimize waste.
  • Documents and reports when inventory quantities are low in stockroom, freezer and cooler. 
  • Maintains clean and safe kitchen work areas, stockroom, freezer, refrigerator, dining room, dish room and loading dock in accordance with State of Minnesota health regulations. 
  • Practices personal hygiene and cleanliness in handling food.

 3.  Relationships:

This position reports to the Camp Food Service Manager who reports to the Camp Program or Executive Director. This position may take work direction from the Cook. The incumbent interacts regularly with kitchen workers, campers, participants, volunteers, and staff.

4.  Qualifications:


  • Prior experience working in food preparation
  • Knowledge of kitchen operating procedures and food handling and storage
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills


  • Education or training in nutrition.

5.  Work Conditions:

  • Requires lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Requires ability to safely operate all necessary kitchen equipment and cleaning supplies. (The incumbent utilizes equipment which can be potentially dangerous to include knives, ovens, meat slicers, mixers, broilers, and cleaning chemicals.)
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time

 6.  Additional Notes:

This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive.  The incumbent is responsible for taking direction from the Camp Program or Executive Director or their representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for camp and Association success.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Pledge 

The Y of the North is committed to the work and everyday practices of eliminating disparities and eradicating of unjust systems to become a multicultural, anti-racist and anti-oppressive organization. YMCA of the North team members and volunteers must exemplify the association’s mission, vision and values of caring, equity, honesty, respect and responsibility. 


The YMCA of the North continues to develop plans and strategies to ensure team members and volunteers reflect the demographics of the communities we serve. We will continually conduct institutional racism and oppression review of our policies, procedures and practices in recruitment and selection; compensation and benefits; professional development and training; promotions; transfers; layoffs; terminations; and the ongoing development of a multicultural, anti-racist and anti-oppressive work environment and culture that promotes equity and respect for the human dignity of all. We value and respect this diversity and choose to be inclusive through our acceptance of all.

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Posted on: January 30, 2023
Job Type: Seasonal
Application Closing Date:
June 20, 2024
Region(s): US