Relief Cook

Pine River Institute is a unique treatment center for youth 13 to 19 years of age struggling with substance abuse and addictive behaviours. Our program encompasses four seamless phases that include Outdoor Leadership Experience, Live In, Transition, and Aftercare, which create opportunities for youth to engage in a focused transformation of therapy, education, recreation, life skills, alongside a parental/caregiver parallel process.

As an employer, PRI endeavours to create an environment where staff can reach their full potential through ongoing learning. Our workplace strives to embrace individual differences, to recognize, appreciate, and respond to uniqueness, to encourage every member of our team to bring their whole self to work.

Location: Campus, Mulmur, ON

Salary: $20.00/hour

The ideal candidate will possess a passion for healthy cooking, good time management skills, able to multitask and the ability to work well unsupervised. This position would appeal to someone who enjoys cooking fresh, simple meals for large groups of people (50-65 persons). This role works at our campus location near Shelburne.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare nutritious meals for students, staff, and visitors with an increased number overall due to 2022 expansion
  • Prepare, organize and transport meals for staff events, workshops and other PRI internal and community events
  • Support front-line staff in preparing, packing, and storing food items for team camp trips.
  • Assist with maintaining the quality of food served, nutrition and cleanliness according to food safety regulations
  • Assist in the integration of the kitchen as part of the overall educational experience available to the students, directly overseeing student work and learning objectives during Kitchen Credit course
  • Maintaining cleanliness standards in line with IPAC best practices

Qualifications, Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years experience in food service industry as a cook
  • Experience cooking for those with dietary restrictions an asset.
  • Experience in rotating bulk, frozen and fresh food
  • Previous experience cooking for 50+
  • Mature, reliable with a good sense of team
  • Ability to work with no supervision
  • Able to prioritize duties and work within time
  • Police check and Vulnerable Sector Clearance required at candidates expense.
  • Must have current certification in Ontario Food Handler’s
  • Computer experience an asset

Interested candidates should apply to Jess Bondy, HR Manager, at in writing or fax 519-925-2405, or mail to 606060 River Road, Mulmur ON L9V 0S9.

We offer competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of an exciting and innovative program.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), Pine River Institute strives to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free. If you require an accommodation, please advise in advance of attending the interview.