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Job ID #1193

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Muskoka Woods

LocationRosseau, Ontario (Canada)
SubmittedAugust 13, 2023
TitleSous Chef
ResponsibilitiesOur Vision and Mission:
Muskoka Woods is a Christian youth development organization that welcomes everyone to an experience for a lifetime. Located on the shores of beautiful Lake Rosseau, we specialize in summer camp, school trips, group retreats and leadership development for all ages. We exist to inspire youth to shape their world.

Our Core Values:
The heart of Muskoka Woods is to create a safe place for kids to learn new things, make new friends, grow in confidence and in their faith. Our team is committed to our Core Values of Lead, Accept, Protect, Invite, Challenge, and Celebrate. We believe that everyone can be a leader and that a leader looks at their world, says “it doesn’t have to be this way”, and they do something about it.

The Role: Sous Chef
Reporting to our Head Chef, the Sous Chef is part of a team that provides fresh flavourful food and excellent food service to staff and guests through:

Overseeing day-to-day cooking operation by assessing inventory, preparing daily production list, verifying recipes and quantities and cooking meals as assigned.
Providing leadership, training, daily direction and performance review to full time cooks and seasonal food prep personnel when the Head Chef is not present
Complying with all Health and Safety standards, proper food-handling techniques and Muskoka Woods standards;
Maintaining a safe, orderly and sanitized kitchen

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What You Bring
Strong leadership, team-building and people skills
Excellent attention to detail, well-developed organizational, and time management skills
Strong work ethic with an ability to work independently and in a team environment
Enjoys working with young people
Ability to work within the larger team of Muskoka Woods
Personal values that match Muskoka Woods’ Core Values and Corporate Culture
College/University degree/Red Seal Chef or equivalent in experience
4 to 7 years of cooking/kitchen experience.
2 to 3 years of proven leadership experience of young people and adults.
Ability to lift and move up to 50lbs
Able to stand, walk and work for 6 to 8 hours
Possess physical and mental strength and endurance to maintain constant supervision of staff
Ability to communicate, both written and verbal, with guests and staff.

Why work with us:
Muskoka Woods offers purposeful work and an opportunity to contribute, and grow in, your skills and abilities as you serve our guests and work alongside, lead and mentor our young seasonal staff. We define our work and community culture by valuing: Intentional Growth, Customer Engagement, Inspired Teamwork, Tenacious Follow Through, Make it Better and Fun!

We provide:
Competitive Pay
Extended Health, Dental and Wellness Benefits
Paid Vacation and Personal Days
Access to facilities and activities for you and your family
Free meals while on shift
Leadership development and mentorship
Team building and development days
Accommodation on property may be available depending on season and need.

Join a team and community of full-time staff who care and want the best for young people through excellent facilities, programs, services and people.

Please send your resume, cover letter, and any questions you may have to

Muskoka Woods is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees are treated with respect and dignity, and are provided with equal opportunity for success. Muskoka Woods encourages all qualified candidates to apply. If you require accommodation to participate in the hiring process, please inform us by calling 705-732-4373 or by email at All inquiries will be handled with strict confidence.
PaySalary plus benefits. Some accomodation may be available
TimelineFull time permanent position
Other Information
AcceptingChristian and Non-Christian Applicants
This business isA Christian business
Contact Information
ContactLeslie Brushett
Contact Address4585 Highway 141
Rosseau, Ontario

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