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Kitchen Associate

Support the Food Services Director in preparing and serving meals for the various ministries at Camp and assist in maintaining the kitchen.

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The Food Services team at Camp Bighorn is comprised of individuals who are committed to loving others through providing excellent meals and a hospitable environment in which both our guests and staff can prepare to step into adventure. The Kitchen Associate is a full-time, year round position. This individual supports the Food Services Director in preparing and serving meals for the various ministries at Camp and assists in maintaining the kitchen. These ministries include Winter, Spring, and Fall retreats, the Journey gap-year program (August – April), Summer programs (June – August), and other events as needed.


This position requires a 2-year commitment.

- Desire to serve others
- Reliable
- Dedicated
- Flexible
- Willingness to learn
- Sense of urgency
- Ability to do basic math, including fractions
- Obtain ServSafe certification, if not current
- Follow food safety practices
- Strong people skills: communication, conflict resolution, and a friendly demeanor


- Previous experience in food service or interest in home cooking


- Assist with or independently prepare, cook, serve, and clean up
- Assist with kitchen regular kitchen clean up as well as kitchen deep cleaning
- Assist Food Services Director with maintaining and storing the stock of food and kitchen supplies
- Lead other staff in food preparation, cooking, serving, and clean up
- Other food service related duties as assigned by Food Services Director
- Attend weekly food service meetings and bible studies
- Work 40-50 hours per week


As a member of the Bighorn Community you will be expected to:

- Engage in regular times of Scripture reading and prayer
- Regularly and actively attend staff connection meeting
- Relationship is a vital aspect of our community and ministry at Camp Bighorn. As a member of the staff you will be expected to invest in relationships with the staff, campers, students, and interns
- Participate in staff trainings and staff retreats
- Assist other branches by helping with turnaround, dishes, kitchen help, retreat hosting, programming for retreats, etc
- Assist in driving when possible
- Raise the amount decided on for your salary by seeking out churches, organizations, and individuals willing to partner with you in ministry
- Submit to the leadership of the Executive Director and the Branch Director team


By clicking below, you will be sent to our Contact page. Please select 'Jobs' under the 'Reason For Contact' drop down menu, fill in your information, and a Bighorn staff member will connect with you shortly.

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