Volunteer & Work Opportunities at Rooks to Cooks

Rooks to Cooks’ Company Culture 

Here at Rooks to Cooks, we offer a truly unique and special working environment for our team members. Counter to many culinary roles, we are adamant on building a positive work environment where our staff feel safe, secure and appreciated, always. We view our team as more of a family and go above and beyond to support our staff in their roles as well as their lives. When you work at Rooks to Cooks, you are valued. We welcome any ideas or visions you have, and continuously work to provide more and more opportunities to those who show loyalty, dedication and passion for their role.

Whether you are a seasoned professional who is eager to share your knowledge, or a young and passionate individual who likes to cook and would like to give back to your community, Rooks to Cooks has a role for you! We welcome you and would love to hear from you!

Why work at Rooks to Cooks?

  • Rewarding and meaningful work
  • Work Regular hours during the day
  • Weekends and Holidays Off
  • Welcoming and family-oriented culture
  • Learn from experienced and skilled educators
  • It’s fun teaching kids to cook
  • Celebrate successes in a supportive environment
  • Team of passionate and enthusiastic individuals
  • Rapidly growing company with additional opportunities

Summer 2019 Positions 

Lead Chef Instructor – Job Description 

If you are an experienced culinary professional with a passion for teaching children, then Rooks to Cooks has a great opportunity for you. We are looking for fun and enthusiastic Lead Chefs to join our wonderful team of summer camp culinary instructors. Applicants must have hands-on experience working in the culinary industry, as well as, experience managing a team and working with children in a professional environment. As Lead Chef, you will be an integral part of a four-person team, managing all staff, campers, and day-to-day operations. You will lead multiple cooking demonstrations and lessons each day, as well as act as the parent liaison and the Rooks to Cooks ambassador for your location. Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable conversing with others is integral to this role. You will also be responsible for building and maintaining a physically and emotionally safe environment, ensuring camp is a fun and positive experience for all your campers.

Hours of Work: Monday to Thursday 8:30am – 4:15pm; and Friday from 8:30am – 8:00pm

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Sous Chef Instructor – Job Description 

If you are an experienced culinary professional with a passion for teaching children, then Rooks to Cooks has a great opportunity for you. We are looking for fun and enthusiastic Sous Chefs to join our wonderful team of summer camp culinary instructors. With 12 locations of summer cooking day camps conveniently spread across the GTA, we are sure to have a location near you. Applicants must have hands-on experience working in the culinary industry, as well as experience working with children in a professional environment. As sous chef, you will be an integral part of a four-person team, working with the lead chef to help manage and educate the campers, while ensuring the day-to-day operations run smoothly. You will support the lead chef in teaching multiple cooking demonstrations and lessons per day, as well as support the camp counsellor as they run games, activities and team building exercises. Strong interpersonal skills and comfortable conversing with others is integral to this role. You will also be responsible for building and maintaining a physically and emotionally safe environment, ensuring camp is a fun and positive experience for all your campers.

Hours of work: Hours of work are: Monday to Thursday 8:45am – 5:00pm; and Friday 9:00am – 8:00pm

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Camp Counsellor – Job Description

If you are a high energy, motivated, positive, and caring person with a passion for working with children, then Rooks to Cooks has a great opportunity for you. We are looking for fun, enthusiastic and experienced Camp Counsellors to join our wonderful team of Summer camp culinary instructors. With 12 locations of summer cooking day camps conveniently spread across the GTA, we are sure to have a location near you. Applicants must have experience working with children in a professional or summer camp environment, as well as a passion for food and cooking. As Camp Counsellor, you will be an integral part of a four-person team, working with the lead chef and sous chef to provide guidance, oversee activities for campers, and perform many other valuable functions on the job. You will lead all the non-cooking related activities, such as, break time activities, games and team building exercises. As such, strong classroom management skills and a comfortability with leading large groups of children in an enthusiastic manner is integral to this role. You will also be responsible for building and maintaining a physically and emotionally safe environment, ensuring camp is a fun and positive experience for all your campers. In addition to your Camp Counsellor duties, you will also be responsible for morning recipe prep, putting your cooking skills to good use.

Hours of work are: Monday to Thursday 8:00am – 4:00pm; and Fridays from 8:00am – 8:00pm

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Camp Kitchen Assistant – Job Description 

Are you a dedicated and organized person who enjoys cooking? Do you have an affinity for cleaning and a passion for working with children? If so, then Rooks to Cooks has a great opportunity for you. We are looking for upbeat and enthusiastic Summer Camp Kitchen Assistants to join our wonderful team of summer camp culinary instructors. With 12 locations of summer cooking day camps conveniently spread across the GTA, we are sure to have a location near you. Applicants must have experience working in a professional kitchen environment, an appreciation for organization and cleanliness, and must enjoy working with children. As Kitchen Assistant, you will be an integral part of a four-person team, supporting the lead chef, sous chef and camp counsellor as they manage day-to-day camp operations. You are responsible for washing dishes throughout the day, maintaining and ensuring that cleanliness expectations are met for your location, as well as monitoring the cooking processes of 4-5 daily recipes. You will also support the camp counsellor in the non-cooking related activities, such as break time activities, games and team building exercises. At the end of the camp day, you will take responsibility of the aftercare recipe prep, putting your cooking skills to good use, and the supervision of the aftercare campers.

Hours of work are: Monday to Thursday 12:30pm – 5:00pm; and Fridays from 12:30pm – 8:00pm

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Volunteer Summer Camp Assistant – Job Description

We are looking for fun and outgoing volunteers to fill the position of Summer Camp Assistant. Our Summer Camp Assistants are an important addition to the camp program – you will help create an amazing camp experience for the children participating in the cooking camps! You will work with our head chef and sous chef throughout the day assisting with camp activities related to cooking, as well as, supervising the campers during recreational activities, such as games, arts and crafts. As a volunteer summer camp assistant, will you learn practical culinary skills throughout your time with us, while at the same time have opportunities to build your leadership skills and experience working with youth. Volunteers must be at least 2 years older than the sessions assigned. All volunteers 16+ must deliver a clear vulnerable sectors screening 6 weeks prior to the start of their position. 

COMING SOON! If you are interested in this position please send your resume and cover letter to info@rookstocooks.ca

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