Camp K Kitchen Assistant Job Description

Within the Camp Fire USA Youth Development framework, to provide food service and excellent customer service to the camp community.


Supervision Received:  Kitchen Manager

Supervision Given:  None

Certifications Required: Current First Aid and CPR, Alaska Food Worker’s Card


Desired Qualifications

  • Desire to work in the food service area

  • Ability to read menus, weights, and measures

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Ability to accept supervision


Essential Functions:


Positive Relationships:

  • Communicate Effectively with all people

  • Work productively as a member of a team

  • Accept professionally the guidance and supervision of the council

  • Work comfortably and well with all children

  • Ability to lift 40 pounds

  • Ability to travel over hilly terrain


General Responsibilities

Assist in preparing foods by performing any combination of the following tasks:

  • Wash, peel vegetables

  • Prepare poultry and meats

  • Prepare breads

  • Stir and strain soups and vegetables

  • Weigh and measure foods

  • Carry pots, pans, etc.

  • Store food

  • Clean utensils and area

  • Distribute food and supplies

  • Wash dishes, pots and pans

  • Assist in any area of kitchen or dining room, as requested by Kitchen Manager

  • Help unload and store supplies

  • Help move supplies around the kitchen

  • These are not the only duties to be performed. Some duties may be reassigned and other duties may be assigned as required.


Being a Member of the Council

  • Embrace and promote the mission, purpose, values, and vision of the Council

  • Promote adherence to all policies of the Council

  • Demonstrate a positive attitude towards children and the Council

  • Be accountable by being on time, producing promised work and following through

  • Maintain ACA and Camp Fire USA standards

  • Support and contribute to the building of positive camp community relations

  • Act as a positive adult role model by displaying appropriate adult behaviors

Each staff member is expected to understand, support and implement the following Camp Fire USA principles in their daily activities:


Young people want to shape the world.  Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now. Light the fire within.


Every child will have an opportunity to discover the best in themselves and others in a fun and safe learning environment.


We build caring, confident youth and future leaders.


Camp Fire  Alaska makes these commitments to Alaska’s youth and families, the communities we serve, our staff and each other. We will:

  • Build caring relationships.

  • Provide Alaska’s youth with positive experiences which promote healthy life choices.

  • Embrace diversity and inclusiveness in all of its endeavors.

  • Provide outdoor programs which foster competence, stewardship and joy with the natural world.

  • Strive towards excellence through innovation.

  • Operate quality programs which reflect best practices.

  • Act as a trustworthy organization that ensures experiences which are safe, secure and dependable.


Camp Fire recognizes that it is the children who are the primary consideration in any Camp Fire activity.

  • As Camp Fire explores options for growth and new programming, Camp Fire recognizes children thrive best when the child to adult ratio is low and will promote small group efforts wherever possible.

  • Camp Fire will strive for high quality in every youth development program it offers and provide the highest level of support possible to the agency’s staff.

  • Camp Fire as an agency advocates for quality youth programming.


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Camp Fire Alaska is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.