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YMCA of Greater Seattle Cook in Eastsound, Washington


Our Commitment to Equity

The Y actively promotes a culture free from bias and injustice. We are dedicated to removing institutional and systemic barriers that result in oppression and racism. We will be accountable to marginalized communities for creating equitable and sustainable environments where social justice is woven into every facet of our programs, and by caring for our communities in a culturally versatile and respectful manner.

Job Summary

Assists the Food Service Director in all camp food services.


  1. Demonstrates knowledge about food safety and follows all food and safety regulations.

  2. Prepares and serves food to guest and staff.

  3. Transports food and supplies as needed.

  4. Ensures proper rotation of food and supplies.

  5. Maintains temperature logs.

  6. Maintains high standards of cleanliness.

  7. Maintains security of kitchen.

  8. Reports the need for any equipment repair to the Food Service Director.

  9. Relates to county health officials, food suppliers, guests and staff in a positive and productive manner.

  10. May supervise food service personnel as directed during Food Service Director's absence.

  11. Attends kitchen staff meetings.

  12. Other duties as assigned.


  1. Current state approved first aid certification.

  2. Current state approved CPR certification.

  3. Current Washington Food Handlers Card.

  4. Current and Valid Drivers License in good standing.

  5. Demonstrates knowledge about food safety.

  6. Two years experience in restaurant or institutional cooking.

  7. Other applicable education, training, and experience, which provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills necessary to perform effectively in the position will be considered.

  8. Basic kitchen knowledge.

  9. Prefer knowledge of, and previous experience with, diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical activity, sexual orientation, etc.). Ability to speak any language in addition to English may be helpful.

You'll be a great fit for the Seattle Y if you:

  • Thrive on working in a collaborative environment

  • Are very adaptable

  • Have high ownership and strong work ethic

  • Are a great problem solver who can think on your feet

  • Truly enjoy being of service to people

  • Like being part of a team that cares about one another as people and enjoy working together

  • Want to know that the work you do contributes to building a better, stronger community for all

At the Seattle Y, we are an inclusive organization of people with a shared commitment to nurture the potential of youth, promote healthy living, and foster social responsibility.

Become a leader on our team at the YMCA of Greater Seattle where we promote a continuous learning environment with career opportunities and enjoy the benefit of a YMCA membership.

“YGS is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and equitable work environment. Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran , or any other status protected by local, state , or federal law.

We are a drug & alcohol-free workplace; all job offers are contingent on the results of a background check and (on applicable jobs) drug screening, including screening for marijuana. We participate in the Federal E-Verify system.

If you need assistance of any kind with the application process, reach out to or the HR department at 206.382.5082.”


Building a community where all people, especially the young, are encouraged to develop their fullest potential in spirit, mind, and body.


  • Respect

  • Responsibility

  • Honesty

  • Caring

  • Passion for Excellence

Job Locations US-WA-Eastsound

Posted Date 4 weeks ago (3/15/2021 12:09 PM)

ID 2021-11161

Type Seasonal

# of Openings 2

Location YMCA Camp Orkila

Category Resident Camp

Address 484 Camp Orkila Rd

Minimum compensation USD $15.00/Hr.