Camp Kitchen Cooks and Support Staff – YMCA Camp Horsethief Reservoir

Location: Cascade, Idaho
Camp Kitchen Cooks and Support Staff – YMCA Camp Horsethief Reservoir
At the Y, we believe children discover themselves through interactions with others and having the freedom to explore. YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir immerses children in a community where making friends is natural, exploring new interests is encouraged, and discovering inner strength is guaranteed. YMCA Camp teaches self-reliance, instills a love for nature and the outdoors, and builds character and leadership—all amidst the fun of camp fires, canoeing, archery, friends, zip-lining, paddleboarding, mentorships, ropes course, and so much more. YMCA Camp at Horsethief Reservoir is positively the best way to change a child’s life.

Camp Kitchen Staff is responsible for proactively keeping all food service areas clean, safe and well maintained, and providing healthy, nutritious meals while positively interacting with campers, guests and other staff.  Food Service staff is responsible for regular food inventory, prep, cooking, serving, dishwashing, laundry, mopping, kitchen maintenance, and basic janitorial duties.
Starting Wage Range:
$9.76 - $12.20, plus room and board (Assistant Cook)
$8.49 - $10.62, plus room and board (Kitchen Support Staff)
Proposed Start Date:
Spring Season Starts: April 2019
Summer Season Starts: June 2019
Fall Season Starts: October 2019
Key Qualifications:
Must have current CPR and First Aid Certification or ability to obtain certification within 45 days of hire.  Food Handler certification or equivalent from Health Department approved training course preferred.  Must have ability to understand and follow proper food handling, storage, and preparation laws/regulations. Must have ability to learn and understand food allergies and dietary needs.
Physical Requirements:
Job requires ability to walk, stand, sit, bend, lean, and kneel.  Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs. Must have visual and auditory ability to respond to critical situations and physical ability to act swiftly in an emergency. Must have ability to speak concisely and effectively to communicate needs.
Schedule Requirements:
Seasonal full-time and part-time positions available. Must have flexible schedule during camp operation. Must have ability to attend all regular staff meetings and trainings.
Working at the Y:
At the Y, our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. It’s who we are, who we aspire to be and how we show up every day. We are cause-driven. We don’t just show up, we show up with purpose. We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we are on a relentless quest to make our community stronger beginning with you.

Join us and help transform lives.

Application Process:
All interested staff must submit a resume and a letter of interest stating your skills and knowledge that would qualify you for this position. 
External Candidates must complete an online application.  If you have any questions regarding the position, please visit our website at or contact
Alli Miles
Human Resources Recruiting Director
1177 W. State St., Boise, ID 83702
(P) 208 344 5501 ext 209
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