Cater and Food Services Manager

Company Details

This position requires a blend of skills, commitment, patience, and creativity. The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, exceptionally organized, and able to project plan and manage with a desire to learn and develop skills. We need a team member who will elevate our customer service and culinary fare with a hands-on approach. Crucial to success is building, leading and developing a team of staff and volunteers.

The Manager will play a pivotal role in ensuring menu development, recipe standardization, budget adherence and successful execution of catering services to guests. The catering department must be led to strive for excellence in preparing and presenting appealing, high-quality, well-balanced, timely and nutritious meals. The manager must adeptly handle dietary requirements and therapeutic diets, ensuring guests receive suitable alternatives that cater to both their physical and psychological needs.


● Oversee, develop and manage kitchen personnel. Food Production ranging from wholesome homestyle cooking, and catering to guest requests and functions.

● Supervise/coordinate all related culinary activities

● Estimate food consumption, prepare orders and maintain realistic stock levels to support production but reduce potential waste

● Select and develop Menu and recipes according to the a group’s needs, diversity and service expectations

● Standardize Menus and production recipes to ensure consistent quality

● Establish efficient food service delivery, food presentation and meet consistent quality standards

● Ensure proper equipment operation/maintenance and ensure proper safety and sanitation in the kitchen

● Oversee special catering events and may also offer culinary instruction and/or demonstrate culinary techniques

● Plan work schedules that allow Sundays off, balanced working hours and fair rotations.

● Support our summer student program through inclusion, mentorship, training and care.

Location and Terms: The position is a full-time, salaried, seven-day flexible work-week (scheduled off days based on operational demands) at Joy Bible Camp, Bancroft, Ontario. (Housing available with Job) For a complete description, please enquire by email at

Steps & Timelines in the Selection Process:

● Applicants must email their application materials (cover letter and resume) and include a statement articulating their faith perspective.

● A range of qualifications are evaluated, including distinguishing characteristics that demonstrate congruence with our identity.

● Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

● Accommodations are available on request for candidates participating in all aspects of the selection process.

● Joy Bible Camp is considered a Religious Organization under the provisions of the CRA, and as such, missionary employment with Joy Bible Camp is seen as following God’s unique invitation.

● Partners and those aspiring to be partners must be in agreement with standards of spiritual and personal suitability and are therefore required to sign a Statement of Affirmation annually. ● At Joy Bible Camp, we make every attempt to pay a near-market wage. Salaries will be negotiated based on skill and experience.

● Housing onsite may be available for some positions.

● We recognize a skilled candidate has an earning potential that exceeds the base allowance. At Joy Bible Camp, we encourage personal support salary fundraising up to 50% above the base salary offer. All donors will receive a tax receipt for contributions made. Our support will include providing stationery, advice and supplementary appeals. (Terms and conditions apply)

The anticipated start date is ASAP. The job will be posted until filled. (applications will be reviewed upon submission).

Please note a cover letter, resume and statement of faith perspective is required in order to apply for position.

Employment Consultant: Sarah Pilgrim