Casual Relief Cook, 3030 Shelter and Transitional Housing

POSITION TITLE: Cook
PROGRAM: 3030 Shelter and Transitional Housing
UNION: BCGEU
SALARY: $21.25/hour to start​​
TYPE: Casual​ Relief​
START DATE: As soon as possible

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 “job2022.090” 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

​The 3030 Shelter and Transitional Housing Team provides a range of supports, advocacy, cultural knowledge and community involvement to tenants of 3030 – low income people who also might be coping with the realities of homelessness, substance use, and physical and mental health concerns. This new purpose-built building will provide 30 units of transitional housing, 30 emergency shelter rooms and during extreme weather conditions an additional 30 shelter beds in dormitory rooms.

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