Organization: YMCA of Northern Utah
This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Kitchen Hand at the YMCA of Northern Utah maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families. Responsibilities include development of a healthy weekly menu that caters to campers and staff with dietary restrictions such as allergies, vegetarian and vegans. Ensure food orders are sent in a timely manner, manage a kitchen hand and dishwasher and ensure the kitchen is up to the health departments code of compliance by maintaining a safe and clean work area   This is a seasonal position.


Effectively achieves tasks and follows instruction of the kitchen manager.
Potentially help cook a healthy menu that caters to the needs of campers and staff when the Kitchen Manager needs assistance.
Ensures food orders are accurate and made in a timely manner.
Maintains the health departments requirements to ensure a safe and clean area.
Operate dishwasher to efficiently and effectively clean dish and kitchen ware between meals.
Role model Camp Mill Hollow's professional standards.
Follows all policies, procedures, and standards as established by the law or the Y (e.g., safety or emergency procedures, behavior guidance strategies, child abuse prevention policies); makes ADA accommodations where appropriate; maintains the program site, equipment, and required program records.

*This is not an exhaustive list of job duties. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may be assigned.



Meets minimum age standards as established by state law and/or the Y.
High school diploma or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
Serve safe certificate
Knowledge of and experience in food service: inventory, food preparation, family-style serving, buffet serving, cleaning, and institutional kitchen equipment.
Knowledge of and experience in preparation of special dietary foods.
Knowledge of safely and properly using kitchen equipment.
Positive attitude and ability to build a cohesive team.
CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required.
Previous experience working with children and staff in a camp setting preferred.
Previous experience working with diverse populations.
Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). 


50% off Childcare programming
Employee & Employer Retirement Contribution Options
Professional Development Assistance
Health Benefits including Medical, Dental, and Vision
Paid Vacation
12% Funded Employer Retirement Plan (Once Eligible) 



Our mission and core values are brought to life by our culture. In the Y, we strive to live our cause of strengthening communities with purpose and intentionality every day.  We are welcoming: we are open to all. We are a place where you can belong and become. We are genuine: we value you and embrace your individuality. We are hopeful: we believe in you and your potential to become a catalyst in the world. We are nurturing: we support you in your journey to develop your full potential. We are determined: above all else, we a

Job Details

Open Date: 12-14-2022
Close Date: 02-03-2023
Job Status: Full Time
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