Kitchen Staff

Come work for the YMCA of the North, we have over 30 locations across MN and western WI. 
Camp Description
Since 1922, Camp Menogyn has provided transformative small-group wilderness experiences. Only accessible by water, Camp Menogyn is uniquely situated on the edge of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness on West Bearskin Lake. Specializing in canoeing, backpacking, and rock climbing trips, participants have the opportunity to develop leadership skills through the triumphs and challenges of wilderness travel.
Job Description

Job Summary:  

The Camp Kitchen Staff prepares and serves healthy and nutritious meals to camp participants and groups. The incumbent maintains appropriate health standards and adequate levels of food supplies as directed by Cook or Kitchen Manager. The incumbent prepares food as directed by Cook or Kitchen Manager and performs other cleaning as directed.

Additional Notes:

 This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive.  The incumbent is responsible for taking direction from the Executive Directors or their representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for success.  

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Pledge 

The Y of the North is committed to the work and everyday practices of eliminating disparities and eradicating of unjust systems to become a multicultural, anti-racist and anti-oppressive organization. YMCA of the North team members and volunteers must exemplify the association’s mission, vision and values of caring, equity, honesty, respect and responsibility.  

The YMCA of the North continues to develop plans and strategies to ensure team members and volunteers reflect the demographics of the communities we serve. We will continually conduct institutional racism and oppression review of our policies, procedures and practices in recruitment and selection; compensation and benefits; professional development and training; promotions; transfers; layoffs; terminations; and the ongoing development of a multicultural, anti-racist and anti-oppressive work environment and culture that promotes equity and respect for the human dignity of all. We value and respect this diversity and choose to be inclusive through our acceptance of all.



·       Minimum Age of 18 

·       Effective interpersonal communication skills? 


·       Prior experience working in food preparation

·       Prior knowledge of kitchen operating procedures and food handling and storage 

·       Education or training in nutrition

 Work Conditions: 

·       Ability to lift, carry and push food carts up to 50 pounds.

·       Requires ability to safely operate all necessary kitchen equipment and cleaning supplies. 

·       Ability to stand for long periods of time.

Essential Functions

·       Assists Cook or Kitchen Manager in preparing healthy and nutritious meals to camp participants and groups. 

·       Assists in serving healthy and nutritious meals to camp participants and groups.

·       Documents and reports when inventory quantities are low in stockroom, freezer and cooler. 

·       Maintains clean and safe kitchen work areas, stockroom, freezer, refrigerator, dining room, dish room and loading dock in accordance with State of Minnesota/ Wisconsin health regulations.  

·       Practices personal hygiene and cleanliness in handling food.