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Programs’ Cook – Part-time (16-20 hours per week-may lead to full time)

Sooke Family Resource Society is hiring a Part-time Programs’ Cook. The primary role of the Programs’ Cook is to plan, shop and prepare meals for SFRS programs.

The job takes place in the Sooke area. 

 Key Requirements:

 Organizes, plans menus, and prepare meals for weekly lunches for up to 40 people. The lunches may include cooking of traditional foods and requires creativity and flexibility.

  1. Coordinates with other groups to plan weekly lunches, as required. (school, youth group, Chief and Council)
  2. Purchases and/or orders food for meals within approved budget limits.
  3. Organizes storage of purchased and donated food and maintains inventory of food and related items.
  4. Assist in the general duties of the kitchen, including cleaning of the working area, dish washing, sorting and storing of food.
  5. Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  6. Provides services to all clients in a culturally appropriate manner.
  7. Provides transportation services to the First Nations, as directed by the Manager

Key Education Requirements:

  • Diploma or certificate through a recognized cooking program and one-year related experience as a cook in a commercial or institutional setting or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Teachings and experience in traditional Indigenous/Aboriginal practices and wisdom, an asset.
  • Excellent cooking skills
  • Excellent oral communication skills
  • Class 5 drivers’ license and use of a reliable vehicle
  • Class 4 drivers’ license or willing to learn, an asset.
  • Current valid Food Safe certificate.
  • Current First Aid certificate.
  • Clear criminal records check.

SFRS offers a competitive wage (CSSEA scale) and a generous benefit package.

This posting will remain open until the position is filled.  No phone calls please.

Please submit a cover letter and resume: Attention Shannon Brower, Adult and Family Services Manager

Mail:     100-6672 Wadams Way, Sooke, BC  V9Z 0H3


Fax:     250-642-7663

 Mission statement: We provide people, of all ages and abilities on southern Vancouver Island, with services and resources that encourage them to enhance skills, address challenges and create a path forward.