Cook - Covenant House Vancouver


Job Function

The cook prepares meals for youth and staff and maintains orderliness in the food service areas.


Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare food from a raw to cooked state in a safe, hygienic manner while maintaining nutritional content and palatability
  • Prepare meals and snacks daily for youth in all programs
  • Office catering as requested
  • Maintain a safe and clean food preparation area
  • Clean kitchen on a daily basis (stove, milk machine, etc.)
  • Clean kitchen equipment in accordance with weekly schedule
  • Clean and organize freezers, fridges and storage rooms weekly
  • Receive and check orders from suppliers
  • Receive and record donations
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A provincial or other vocational or professional certificate/degree is preferred
  • Minimum of 1 year experience
  • Food Safe certificate
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable interacting with street youth

Other Information:

  • Shift: Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
  • Full benefits including sick and personal time

If this sounds like something you’d be interested in and would like to be a part of a family like organisation with excellent growth opportunities, please send us your resume. We also offer a great benefit package, competitive salary and the opportunity to attend a variety of training courses all paid for by Covenant House.


Position Start Date

As soon as possible


Application Due Date

Posting will remain open until filled