Weekend - Assistant Cook, Part-Time (Camp Job)

Easterseals Washington - Vaughn, WA

Part-time | Temporary | Contract$13 an hour

Weekend Camp - Assistant Cook

Part-time (10-15 hours/per weekend), Friday-Sat


  • Assist in the preparation and serving of all meals as directed by the Head Cook.
  • Maintain neat and safe storage of food.
  • Supervise kitchen and dining hall staff in the absence of the Head Cook.
  • Work with the Head Cook to ensure that kitchen meets or exceeds the standards of the Health Department and all other accrediting bodies.
  • Provide input to menu.
  • Be responsible with the Kitchen Aide for the cleaning and care of the kitchen, dining hall, and equipment.
  • Attend scheduled staff meetings as directed by the Head Cook.


  • Experience working in food service.
  • Food handler's certificate as required by local and state regulations.
  • Quantity cooking and food management experience.
  • Willingness and ability to adjust to camp resources, conditions and programs.
  • Ability to meet physical requirements of position including lifting up to 50 lbs., bending, squatting, twisting, reaching overhead, walking on wet surfaces, long hours standing, and working in extreme temperatures.
  • At least 18 years of age.
  • Current First Aid and CPR.


  • The Assistant Cook is not required to live on-site. However, on-site housing is available. If the Assistant Cook elects to live on-site, the “closed camp” policy does apply (once camp is in session everyone remains on camp/no visitors without prior permission of Summer Camp Director).
  • This is a tobacco-free/drug-free environment.
  • Rustic working conditions with rugged terrain.
  • Shift work/long hours.
  • All staff are required to sign and adhere to a Code of Ethics and all written policies and procedures.

E*asterseals Camp Stand By Me* in Vaughn, WA provides an inclusive, barrier-free environment for children and adults with disabilities to experience all the joys of camp without limitations. Camp is about all of the things children and adults CAN do: swim, play, archery, eat s'mores, build lifelong friendships, and more.

Part-time: 10-15 hours/per weekend, Friday-Sat

Up to 6 weekends from September through December:

  • September 20-22
  • October 4-6
  • October 18-20
  • November 8-11
  • November 22-24
  • December 6-8

Dates for 2020 will be released in December.


Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract

Salary: $12.50 /hour


  • Food Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Cooking: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Vaughn, WA (Preferred)


  • Food Handler permit (Required)
  • First Aid Certification (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Preferred)

Contract Length:

  • 7 - 11 months

Full Time Opportunity:

  • No

Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms

Work Location:

  • One location

Employment Length:

  • Varies

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply
  • A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


  • Weekends required
  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift
  • Day shift

Company's website:

  • www.easterseals.com/washington

Company's Facebook page:

  • https://www.facebook.com/CampStandByMe/