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Seasonal Employment Opportunities

Camp Encounter

Camp Encounter, located north-west of Edmonton on the shore of Lac La Nonne, has the following temporary employment opportunity available for the coming camping season. For more information about Camp Encounter please go to www.campencounter.com.

Kitchen Coordinator

A full-time Kitchen Coordinator is required to lead the kitchen team preparing meals for campers and camp staff and ensuring the kitchen facility is operated in a safe and hygienic fashion. Other duties include setting and managing high standards of food and meal control; prepare food orders and manage food inventory control; ensure food supplies as properly stored; teach food preparation and supervise kitchen staff and volunteers. 

Qualifications: Experience in cooking well balanced meals for large groups, institutions or catering is preferred. Knowledgeable of food services, health and safety regulations, WHMIS and standards as well as sanitizing procedures and materials. The working conditions include standing for long periods of time and involve some heavy lifting (20-40 lb.) on occasion. Must have good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills and an attitude of service. An appreciation of the Catholic faith and the nature of a Catholic camp is a requirement.

Note: This full-time temporary position begins April 17, 2017 and is expected to continue to October 20, 2017.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume including references by March 20, 2017 to Lisa.Macquarrie@caedm.ca.

Our Lady of Victory Camp

Our Lady of Victory Camp, located north-west of Red Deer at Gull Lake, has the following temporary employment opportunities available for the coming camping season. For more information about Our Lady of Victory Camp please go to www.olvc.ab.ca.

Assistant Cook

We require a full-time Assistant Cook to work as a member of the kitchen team preparing meals for campers and camp staff. The responsibilities include preparing and cooking the food in a safe manner; baking nutritious snacks and desserts in large quantities; cleaning and sanitizing kitchen surfaces, appliances and equipment and the mess hall.

Qualifications: Experience in cooking well balanced meals for large groups, institutions or catering is preferred. Knowledgeable of food services, health and safety regulations and standards as well as sanitizing procedures and materials. The working conditions include standing for long periods of time and involve some heavy lifting (20-40 lb.) on occasion. Must have good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills and an attitude of service. An appreciation of the Catholic faith and the nature of a Catholic camp is a requirement.

Note: This full-time temporary position begins June 12, 2017 and is expected to continue to August 26, 2017.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume including references by March 20, 2017 to Lisa.Macquarrie@caedm.ca

Maintenance Assistant/Groundskeeper

We have a seasonal employment opportunity for a Camp Maintenance Assistant/ Groundskeeper. The position is responsible for the upkeep and general maintenance of the camp facilities and grounds to ensure camp programs are able to be delivered and campers are accommodated in a safe and secure environment. Some of the specific duties include mowing and trimming lawns and trails, splitting and stacking wood, cleaning of camp grounds, and regular inspections of the buildings, equipment and grounds.   

General maintenance and groundskeeping experience is required as well as knowledge of safe operation of mowers, hand held lawn equipment, tree trimmers chain saws and their general maintenance. The working conditions include standing for long periods of time and involves some heavy lifting (20-40 lb.) on occasion. Must have good verbal communication skills and interpersonal skills and an attitude of service. An appreciation of the Catholic faith and the nature of a Catholic camp is a requirement.

Note: This is temporary 40 hour work week position is available June 5, 2017 and continues to August 26, 2017.
If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume including references by March 20, 2017 to Lisa.Macquarrie@caedm.ca.

We thank all applicants for their interest in our seasonal employment opportunities at both camps; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

These opportunities will remain available until suitable candidates are selected.