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Kitchen Assistant – Casual

Position Summary  

Kelowna Gospel Mission (KGM) is a faith-based non-profit organization committed to feeding the hungry, sheltering the homeless, and helping the hurting. KGM ministers to the whole person, spirit, soul, and body by sharing Jesus with a servant’s heart. Our services include outreach, case management, emergency shelters, dental clinic, thrift store, and supportive housing. To learn more, check out our website at www.kelownagospelmission.ca 

 

We are seeking a Casual Kitchen Assistant to join our rapidly growing team. The primary purpose of this position is to assist and take direction from the Kitchen Coordinator in food preparation service for Kelowna’s Gospel Mission. The ideal candidate is a passionate, organized, people person who thrives in a diverse environment and loves helping those in need. 

 

Schedule for this role is casual – able to pick up shifts any day. Kitchen hours are 6am to 6pm

 

Key Responsibilities  

  • Enforce proper sanitation and preparation practices and procedures 
  • Ensuring the training of volunteers in the preparation, cooking, and safe handling of food 
  • Support in food preparation for special events (i.e., Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, etc.) 
  • Assist in the preparation of food in sufficient quantities for serving multiple sites and sending out to other sites 
  • Model KGM values of Compassion, Integrity, Respect, Grace-led, & Transformation 
  • Maintain an excellent relationship with all residents, volunteers, and employees wherever possible while being observant of the Policy and Procedures of KGM 
  • Perform other related duties as required 

Position Requirements  

  • Completion of High School Diploma as a minimum 
  • Verbal and written communication, organizational skills and the ability to maintain accurate records 
  • In-depth knowledge of kitchen health and safety requirements 
  • Ability to work well with volunteers and provide direction 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite products 
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving abstract 
  • This position is dependent on a Criminal Records Check (Vulnerable Sector). 

 

This position offers the right candidate the opportunity to shape a better tomorrow through the love of Jesus. KGM offers a competitive salary. If you would like to assist in shaping a culture that exudes love to each and all seize this opportunity today and apply!  

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