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Employment Opportunity

Cook Helper

Salary: $20 per hour

Position Type: Auxiliary on Call

Closing Date: Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm


Jackson Lake Healing Camp, located within Kwanlin Dün traditional territory, is a cultural-and-land-based approach to drug and alcohol treatment located near Whitehorse. We are seeking a part time AOC Cook Helper to assist with meal & snack preparation for the 28 day program and for other events taking place at Jackson Lake.

Assisting with food preparation and cooking, cleaning and maintaining sanitary kitchen while abiding by health and safety regulations is required. You will work well in a team, and demonstrate wellness/sobriety at all times.

The successful candidate will demonstrate respect to attendees, staff, clients and all people at Jackson Lake Healing Camp. Confidentiality is very important for our clients and guests and must be abided by at all times.

• Food Safe Level 1 & WHMIS certification;
• Recent cook and kitchen help experience;
• Experience cooking in a camp setting is an asset;
• Demonstrated reliability (obtained through reference checks); and
• Valid Class 5 driver’s license and vehicle is an asset.

NOTE: Transportation to and from Jackson Lake is the responsibility of the cook helper.

Job Requirements: This position requires the incumbent work flexible hours, including early mornings, evenings and weekend shifts. Shifts may be rotational. Demonstrated wellness and sobriety are required. Lifting is a requirement of the position (up to 25 pounds).

Condition of Employment: WHMIS, Food Safe Level 1, First Aid & CPR and an acceptable criminal records check MUST be completed prior to starting the assignment.

Salary: $20.00 per hour

Closing Date: Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:30 pm

Please submit your resume and cover letter to: Human Resources, at the KDFN Administration Building (35 McIntyre Drive), via fax (668-5057), or via email to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Note: For those submitting applications via email, you will receive an automatic response stating that your email has been received. If you do not receive this automatic response, please contact the KDFN HR Department.

For a full job description, please visit the KDFN Administration Office or access one on our website at

Note: The KDFN Hiring Preference Policy will be in effect.

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