Posted Sep 15, 2022Community Outreach Cook



Business: Conayt Friendship Society
Address: Merritt BC


Agriculture Food/Beverage Administrative


Community Outreach Cook

Conayt Friendship Society is looking for a qualified and motivated individual for the position Community Outreach Cook. This position is a term position August 2022- March 31, 2023. Hours are Monday-Thursday 8:00am-4:00pm. The Outreach Worker will be responsible for; planning, prepping and delivery of food, connect individuals to support resources, providing basic living necessities and assisting with youth programming and outreach.

Wage: $18.50/hr. 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provide well-balanced meals adhering to Health Regulations
  • Cook/Prepare meals for the community
  • Maintain a clean, sanitary and organized kitchen; ensure that the cleaning schedules are followed daily
  • Maintain a working environment that meets or exceeds all requirements from the Health Department and Conayt Friendship Society’s standings
  • Orders and purchase food and kitchen supplied within approved budget
  • Prepare and post the menu to the community
  • Experience in using different cooking tools, equipment, and utensils
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of food preparation techniques
  • Able to withstand long hours of standing, bending, and moving around
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics to make correct measurements of ingredients
  • Ability to follow recipe instructions
  • Complete monthly reporting
  • Attend training, and staff meetings as required
  • Assume other duties as required 


  • Food Safe Level 1 Certificate- up to date
  • 1-2 years of food service experience, preferable cooking for large groups of people
  • Familiar with the Health and Sanitary regulations
  • At least 2-3 references
  • Valid Driver’s License; reliable transportation
  • Compliance with Conayt Friendship Society COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Position open until filled

The successful candidate must pass a Criminal Record Check. As per section 16 of the Federal Charter of Human Rights Act, preference will be given to applicants of Aboriginal Ancestry. 

We thank all individuals for their interest, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. 

Please Submit a cover letter and resume to:         

Cassandra Joseph, Program Director

Conayt Friendship Society

PO BOX 1989, Merritt BC, V1K 1B8



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