Position Available: Kitchen Assistant

The Ashram nurtures over 2.5 acres of organic gardens and orchards, with menus based on what is available seasonally.

This is a full-time position, assisting the Ashram’s Lead Cook/Kitchen Manager with cooking buffet-style lunches and suppers that are simple nutritionally balanced, tasty and seasonally responsive.

Required knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Formal training would be an asset for this position
  • Cooking in a nutritionally aware vegetarian style
  • Ability to work in a community kitchen based on harmony, open communication and team work.
    The Lead Cook/Kitchen manager would support you in this role
  • Helping to provide wholesome, nutritionally balanced buffet-style (fixed menu)
    breakfasts, lunches and dinners for 50 to 100 people (depending on season)
  • Interpersonal skills an asset
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks
  • Basic Microsoft excel and Word experience would be helpful

Benefits of working for Yasodhara Ashram Society:

  • Working in a beautiful natural environment on the shores of Kootenay Lake
  • Using your skills to support an organization that seeks to have a positive effect in people’s lives
  • Working in a supportive, communal environment
  • Staff discounts on courses and retreats

Experience and Certification:

  • Food Safe Level 1 certified
  • Minimum of 2 years cooking experience
  • Experience with volume food preparation, baking and vegetarian cooking is a distinct asset

To Apply:

To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter by February 28, 2020 to hr@yasodhara.org.  Only those applicants under consideration will be contacted.

Job Title: Kitchen Assistant

Status: Full-time, 5 days a week, 40 hours a week

Wage: $15/hour


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