Food Services Coordinator

YMCA Camp Wapsie


Under the direct supervision of the Head Cook, the Food Service Director will be responsible to assist the head cook in the performance of all kitchen duties and responsibilities.

  • Performs all kitchen duties as directed by the head cook.
  • Works a daily shift in the kitchen as an assistant cook, supervises the cooking of Sunday evening & Saturday breakfast.
  • Organizes and supervises the table setting, food serving, clearing of tables, and sweeping and mopping procedures for all meals.
  • Maintains accurate daily checks of freezers and refrigerators for proper temperatures and assures proper storage and cleanliness of areas.
  • Assists in the enforcement of safety practices and assures proper storage, cooking, and serving of food at safe temperatures.
  • Supervises all dishwashers, while performing duties in the kitchen, assures that the record of rinse and wash temperatures on the dishwasher are accurately kept.
  • After each meal inspects the kitchen area and assures that all surfaces are cleaned and sanitized and floors swept before kitchen staff leaves.
  • Responsible for the complete cleanliness of the kitchen, including cupboards, all surfaces, appliances, and floors.
  • Create a procedure for cook out clean up and supervise the Rotating Junior Counselors as they do cookouts.
  • The head a planning committee for one world service activity and one special day activity.
  • Participate in all of the courses, activities, classes, training, and planning sessions during pre-camp.
  • Supervise during the nighttime hours, one of the leadership groups as they are sleeping.
  • To participate and help in any all camp activity or any activity in camp when you do not have specific responsibilities in the kitchen.
  • Attend the weekly 1:00 PM staff meeting and share your ideas and distribute materials for any activity you are in charge of during the week.
  • Create and maintain a harmonious, positive working relationship with fellow staff, YMCA Camp Wapsie campers and participants. 




  • Must possess a general knowledge of kitchen duties and equipment and have the ability to supervise staff.
  • Enjoys working and interacting with people of all types and ages, with a special emphasis on children, modeling and utilizing the important core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility.



Seasonal Position:   Late May-Mid August

Apply soon – position closes when filled.  Training begins in May.

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