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Job ID #901

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The Grove Christian Camp & Retreat Center

LocationCanby, Oregon (USA)
UpdatedFebruary 28, 2019
TitleCamp Chef
ResponsibilitiesWorking Conditions:

Prepare and cook meals efficiently for groups ranging from 25 to 400 participants at one time, at designated times, meeting food preparation timelines.

Wash and clean all surfaces used in the preparation and serving of meals.

Regularly clean surfaces and equipment in the kitchen, dish room, coolers and, pantries as designated by the manager.

Work under the direction of management, work as a team with other kitchen staff to maintain inventory control, and order food.

Work as a team with other kitchen staff to plan a nutritious menu for the week's guest groups which incorporate provided information about allergens and food preferences.

Maintain Oregon Health Code and American Camp Association standards in handling, cooking and storing of food.

Fulfill assigned duties in an emergency situation.

Requires regular and punctual attendance.

Must be able to work independently and manage time with minimal guidance.

Work environment includes hot surfaces and ovens, open flames, sharp knives, toxic or caustic chemicals, and all-season outdoor weather conditions.

Must have visual, perceptual, cognitive and judgment ability to: recognize and respond verbally to health and safety concerns and to deal appropriately with any improper behavior.

Physical Demands:

5% Sitting, 75% Standing, 20% of Lifting/Carrying/Pushing/Pulling Pounds 5 - 80 lbs.
Bake desserts and snacks.

Follow sustainable food practices, as outlined by the manager.

Other duties as assigned.



Demonstrated knowledge of kitchen tools and equipment safety

Ability to repurpose leftover food into new dishes.

Ability to follow recipes and improvise when necessary.

Ability to make meals from scratch

Strong customer service skills.

Ability to follow basic instructions.

Professional communication skills, both written and oral.

Excellent organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.

Excellent attention to detail with a high degree of accuracy.

Understanding of confidentiality and protocol.


Food Presentation Skills

Experience packing food in coolers and dry bins for offsite camping.

Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.

Education & Work Experience:


Working knowledge of nutritious and well balanced meals.

Working knowledge of dairy free, gluten free and vegetarian cooking recipes and techniques.

Experience cooking in a commercial kitchen.

High School diploma or equivalent combination of experience and education.


Minimum 1 year of cooking for camps, schools, or other large group settings.

Demonstrated experience as a baker of cookies, breads, muffins and cakes from scratch.

Degree/diploma/certificate from a culinary school

Bilingual - Spanish/English.
Experience working with volunteers.
TimelineThis position is non-exempt, paid hourly. Special project part-time, scheduled for up to 30 hrs/wk.
Other Information
AcceptingChristian and Non-Christian Applicants
This business isChristian owned, managed & has mostly Christian staff
Other DetailsThe Grove is a non-profit camp and retreat center situated on 54 acres of land covered in rich forest and grassy fields along the beautiful Molalla River in Canby, Oregon. Our facilities operate year-round and are staffed by full-time professionals which help in the operations of our facilities to ensure that our guests have an amazing experience. It gives the opportunity to serve God by serving others and inspires us to create and experience lasting memorable memories for our guests and each other.
Contact Information
ContactMichelle Goeppner
Contact AddressThe Grove Christian Camp & Retreat Center
7501 S. Knights Bridge Rd.
Canby, OR 97013

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