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YMCA of Greater Boston Sandy Island Family Camp, Baker in Tuftonboro, New Hampshire

Job Description

Sandy Island Family Camp, New Hampshire:Established over 100 years ago on 66 wooded acres surrounded by the crystal clear waters of Lake Winnipesaukee, Sandy Island provides families of all sizes, multiple generations, couples, and singles with an ideal summer vacation. There is no cooking, shopping, or planning - every detail is covered for you. From the moment you leave your car behind and board the boat to Sandy Island, you know your vacation is going to be something special.

Sandy Island Staff

Sandy Island Family Camp is searching for an energetic, fun, creative, organized team-oriented, dedicated individual to help demonstrate a customer service focused- “guest first” approach to Camp. This leader will work closely with and under the direction of the Sandy Island Head Chef to deliver exceptional programs, foodservice, and/or hospitality. This is a unique opportunity to create and implement innovative experiences for Sandy Island.


Qualities needed for position:

  • Excellent human relation skills to develop positive, effective working relationships

  • Culinary School experience preferred

  • Strong ability to multi-task, is detail oriented, and effectively delegate responsibilities.

  • Excellent communication, organizational and problem solving skills

  • Knowledge of child development and staff supervision skills

  • Team based community living and working skills

Required Certifications/Willingness to receive training:

  • Child Abuse Prevention

  • Respect in the Workplace

  • CPR & First Aid- Lifeguards & program Staff only

  • Commercial Boat License- If applicable

  • Lifeguarding- for Waterfront Staff only

General Responsibility - Being

part of our dynamic, fun, family team will be an experience of your lifetime.

The majority of our staff return year after year because they love this “job.”

As a baker you will prepare a morning, and evening baked good. You will also

plan for the afternoon “treat” that may or may not be baked and assist in

plating all baked goods for being served. Baked goods can be made from mixes and “doctored” with your own personal flair or made from scratch, your choice. This is a great position for a

creative (new or seasoned) person who loves to bake. We are big on team work at our Camp and any help you can pitch in, when available is always greatly appreciated and encouraged, lots of staff and staff children love helping our baker! Our camp serves @ 200 campers and 100 staff & staff children eachday. The baker traditionally rises early and is done work in the late afternoon…but you design your own schedule, we are flexible as long as the baked goods are

fresh and delicious!

Specific Responsibilities

  • Participate in pre-camp training for all staff

  • Help create & execute menus based on specialty diets

  • Train staff and campers in management of food service as it pertains to them

  • Sweep and mop kitchen

  • Take out trash from kitchen and dish room to dumpster

  • Wash, peel, and cut vegetables as needed

  • Wash pots & pans as needed

  • Fill and clean juice, milk, and water machines in dining halls

  • Help upload supply truck and put supplies away

  • Clean spillage in kitchen or dish room

  • Make sure dish room and floors are kept clean

  • Straighten counters and clean after each meal

  • Help in any area of kitchen or dining room as requested by Food Service Manager

  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties assigned as required

Essential Functions -

  • Ability to communicate and relate to camper needs

  • Visual and auditory ability to identify and respond to environmental and other hazards related to camp activities