Casual Relief Cook, Richmond – Alderbridge

POSITION TITLE: Cook
PROGRAM: Richmond – Alderbridge. All casuals are expected to work at multiple locations
UNION: BCGEU
SALARY:  $21.25-$23.46/hour to start
TYPE: Casual Relief

Pursuant to the Provincial Health Officer’s Order, the incumbent of this position is required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. We will only consider applicants who are fully vaccinated, or who have received an exemption from the Provincial Health Office. Proof of either must be provided in advance of any offer of employment being made.

To apply please include your resume, with a cover letter describing your suitability for this position, in an email with the subject line of “job2022.017” to: Bob Pearson, Food Services Manager, at rpearson@raincityhousing.org

ABOUT US

RainCity Housing is an organization that makes a difference in people’s lives. With a goal of providing a home for everyone, RainCity’s programs sustain relationships, strengthen communities and make change for people experiencing homelessness and mental health, trauma and substance use issues. We invite you to be a part of the change.

DIVERSITY

RainCity Housing serves a diverse group of people and we need a staff group that reflects the diversity. People of diverse backgrounds and cultures are encouraged to apply.

POSITION SUMMARY

Prepares and serves meals, and provides direction to food service workers, clients, and/or volunteers. Performs cleaning duties, receives supplies, maintains records.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Opening in April 2019, Richmond Modular housing will provide 40 units of single room occupancy (SRO) housing to low-income individuals 19 years of age or older who live in the community, have a history of homelessness and who need additional support services to maintain housing. This supported housing program will be staffed by a combination of support workers, including an Indigenous Cultural Liaison Support Worker and a Peer Services Support Worker.

Each unit will contain a private bathroom with toilet, shower and sink, as well as a kitchenette. The building will have 24 hour/ 7 day a week staffing, with a minimum of two staff working on site to maintain the building, deliver programs, support tenants and ensure a safe environment within the building. The program supports also include an onsite kitchen facility and a cook to prepare at least one hot meal per day. The building will also have custodial, home support and facilities management staff.

QUALIFICATIONS

Many forms of education and experience are valued, including volunteering and  lived experience of mental illness / addiction/ homelessness;  Minimum  education and experience includes:

  • Grade 12
  • Professional Cook Training Certificate
  • Certificates in First Aid and Food Safe
  • Recent, related experience of six months
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Key Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to deal with others effectively
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position. Constant standing.
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Ability to organize and prioritise