Kitchen Assistant Director 2021

Girl Scouts of Utah
445 E 4500 S Suite 125
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
United States

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Job Description

Kitchen Assistant Director: Girl Scouts of Utah

Make a difference in the lives of girls and spend an unforgettable summer in the Wasatch Mountains! The Girls Scouts of Utah are seeking adventurous, fun loving, creative and empathetic staff for the upcoming 2021 season at one of our American Camp Association accredited camps.

Trefoil Ranch

Trefoil Ranch is located on 123 acres of beautiful ranch country tucked away in Provo Canyon. Trefoil Ranch features a lodge, ranch house, bunk house, showers, electricity, hot water and flush toilets. Trefoil Ranch is home to about 20 horses, offering unique opportunities to experience equestrian programs. Girls live in cabins or platform tents with staff located nearby. Girls can enjoy horseback riding instruction, high and low ropes courses, archery, biking, hiking, and other camp activities.

Camp Cloud Rim

Camp Cloud Rim sits at an elevation of 9,200 feet near Park City, nestled among aspen and pine on the shores of Lake Brimhall. Camp Cloud Rim has beautiful facilities including a lodge and shower house, electricity, hot water and flush toilets. Girls live in cabins or platform tents with staff located nearby. A highlight of Camp Cloud Rim is beautiful Lake Brimhall where campers can canoe, sail, kayak and swim. Other activities include photography, pottery, rock climbing, hiking and backpacking.


  • Manage the Food Services in the absence of the Kitchen Director.
  • Work with assigned kitchen staff under the direction of the Kitchen Director to prepare, cook, and serve meals at the camp location.
    • Assist the Kitchen Director in planning nutritious, balanced weekly menus.
    • Prepare, cook, and serve 3 meals and 2 snacks per day based on approved menus.
    • Ensure that meals are provided at the scheduled time.
    • Keep all products in food storage areas clean, organized, and dated.
    • Provide access to food for staff on weekends when camp is not in session.
    • Assist in keeping accurate records, including menus (and changes), temperature charts, and food and kitchen supplies inventory.
    • Assist with meal planning for special activities such as camp-wide picnics, unit cookouts, etc.
    • Keep kitchen, food preparation areas, and food storage areas clean and sanitary at all times.
    • Assist with setting up the kitchen during staff training and break it down at the end of the
  • Work with the Health Supervisor and Kitchen Director to ensure that all dietary needs for campers and staff (food allergies, vegetarians, etc.) are met.
  • Work with the Unit Staff to ensure all food is ready and accessible for unit cookouts.
    • Follow the cookout requests submitted by the unit staff.
    • Ensure there is food suitable for all dietary needs within the unit.
    • Maintain food safety when packaging food to leave the kitchen.
  • Assist in general camp program and operations.
    • Assist with unit and camp housekeeping, sanitation, and care of supplies and equipment.
    • Assist with camp-wide programs including workshops, all camps, campfires, camper's choice activities, and flag ceremonies
    • Attend and participate in staff training and the closing of camp.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.
  • Job duties may be subject to change pursuant to the activities of the camp, camp needs, and the organization as a whole.


  • Have extensive training or documented experience in Food Services.
  • Hold current Red Cross First Aid & CPR certifications, or the equivalent.
  • Hold a current Utah Food Handler's Permit. Food Safety Manager certificate preferred.
  • Ability to follow direction from Team Leaders, adhere to policies, and follow camp procedures.
  • Ability to communicate and work with groups of girls ages 6-17, and provide necessary verbal instruction to campers.
  • Ability to observe camper behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce appropriate safety regulations, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
  • Ability to respond in a crisis situation.
  • Have the council required health forms and documentation completed by a physician to ensure the well-being of living and working in an outdoor camp setting that includes:
    • Ability to bend down and move, lift, stock, and carry boxes, program materials, and supplies (up to 50 pounds).
    • Ability to walk, stand, and work on feet up to 8 hours a day.
    • Ability to live in a high elevation (up to 9200') and outdoor setting.
    • Have visual/auditory ability to respond to environmental and other hazards related to summer camp activities.

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Girl Scouts of Utah
Susie Johansen
445 E 4500 S Suite 125
Salt Lake City UT 84107
United States
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