YMCA Camp Pine Crest Kitchen Assistant

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Posted Date: April 04, 2022

Time CommitmentMinimum length: One week of full time work (40 hours). Maximum length: Two weeks (80 hours).
Minimum Age15 (or turning 15 in the current calendar year)
Location(s)YMCA Camp Pine Crest

Program Description

Located in the beautiful Muskokas, YMCA Camp Pine Crest has been operating premiere camping and canoe tripping for over 110 years. YMCA Camp Pine Crest operates as a summer camp in July and August and provides outdoor centre programs to a variety of school and special interest groups during the fall, winter and spring.

Major Duties

Major Duties May Include:

  • Assisting with general food prep.
  • Assisting with washing and putting away dishes.
  • Assisting with general upkeep of the dining hall.


  • Minimum age 15 years old or turning 15 in the current calendar year.
  • Volunteers age 18 and above will need to provide a Vulnerable Sector Screening from their local police service before their first day of volunteering and every three years on the anniversary of their first day of volunteering.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to work with others in a team setting.
  • Effective time management skills.
  • Responsible, reliable and committed to the role.
  • First Aid an asset.
  • Food Handling Certificate an asset.


  • Learn proper food handling procedures.
  • Gain experience working with diverse dietary restrictions.
  • Room and board at Pine Crest for the duration of your volunteer contract.
  • Gain experience in dealing with members of different cultural and racial backgrounds, including visible and non-visible dimensions of diversity.
  • Be a part of the YMCA and promote the YMCA Mission, Vision and Values.
    • How to apply

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