Eagle's Nest Camp is seeking Cooks and Kitchen Staff to work in our whole foods kitchen for the summer of 2018.
Responsibilities: The kitchen staff consists of a kitchen manager, a head cook, a baker, and 5-6 cooks. Working as a team, the kitchen staff are responsible for preparing three well-balanced, family-style meals, as well as a wholesome evening snack, each day. Each person works 5-6 shifts per week; each shift is approximately 8 hours. Cooks may be asked to perform all elements of kitchen work from prep to clean up. Teamwork, flexibility, a committment to maintaining a safe, sanitary work environment meeting all health code standards, a strong work ethic, and enthusiasm for working with/around children are all vital qualities for success. Kitchen staff attend all-staff orientation and kitchen training.
Qualifications: All staff must be at least 18 years old with one full year out of high school. We require CPR and First Aid certification by the time the season begins. Experience and familiarity with kitchen and food service is preferred, but not required.
Benefits: Competitive salary with 5-6 shifts per week/approx. 8 hours per shift. On campus housing, meals in our whole foods dining hall, and access to laundry facilities provided.
Dates: Position is from May 31st to August 13th, 2018. In addition, some positions require attendance at a training clinic. Please see our website, www.enf.org, for clinic dates.
How to Apply: Please apply using the application form found on our website, www.enf.org/eagles-nest-camp/summer-employment.
Who We Are: Eagle's Nest Camp is a coed camp over 90 years old, located in the lush mountains of Western North Carolina. Eagle's Nest provides a strong, nurturing community where campers ages 6-17 are treated with respect, honor and compassion. Campers have the opportunity to participate in 1-3 week long sessions which emphasize the wilderness, arts, and community. At Eagle's Nest, we believe that nutritious foods are a cornerstone to a healthy and sustainable lifestyle. Campers dine on fresh meats and dairy products, and natural and organically grown produce such as garden-fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, unrefined sugar, honey and olive oil. We also cater for vegan and vegetarian diets.
Our mission is experiential education for young people, promoting the natural world and the betterment of human character.