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Kitchen Assistant — Camp Nedooae

Do you want to be part of creating amazing outdoor adventures for youth? At Scouts Canada our mission is “to help develop well-rounded youth, better prepared for success in the world” by enabling youth to participate in amazing outdoor adventures. We need passionate individuals who share in our mission by helping lead our summer camp programs.


A summer camp kitchen assistant is responsible for supporting the head cook in providing meals for campers and staff during the summer camp program. They are responsible for assisting with meal preparation, cleaning and organizing the kitchen and appliances, and ensuring that all food is stored and prepared safely. In addition, kitchen assistants are responsible for general cleaning and maintaining meal records. A primary function of this and every other job at the camp is to ensure that each member, guest, and visitor receives the highest caliber of service.

LOCATION: 234 Camp Nedooae Road, Elderbank, NS, B0N 1X0



  • Assist the head cook with meal preparation
  • Ensure cleanliness of food preparation and delivery areas
  • Follow health department regulations pertaining to safe food practice
  • Assist in weekly deep cleaning of specific areas in the kitchen, e.g. floors, vent hoods, etc.
  • Assist in rotating stock when new orders are checked in
  • Assist in preparing all meals on time as scheduled or assigned by the director
  • Assist in keeping accurate incident log



  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to follow instructions and work as part of a team
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (strength and stamina to follow strenuous activities like hiking, running, crouching or carrying children)


If you feel you would be a great addition to the Camp Nedooae Staff team, please submit a cover letter and resume by clicking here by May 6, 2024

Note: This is a Canada Summer Jobs Grant position and as such, requires all grant funded employees to fall between the ages of 16 and 30.

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. We will be reviewing resumes as they are submitted.

Scouts Canada is committed to equity, diversity, and inclusion in our workplace and in our recruitment processes. We encourage applications from members of all racialized groups, gender identities and sexual orientations, Indigenous persons and, persons with disabilities.

Accessibility and Accommodation: Scouts Canada is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. Accommodation requests should be made in advance to HR at Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


Ready to Apply?

If you feel you would be a great addition to the Camp Nedooae Staff team, please submit a cover letter and resume by May 6, 2024. Please understand that only individuals chosen for an interview will be contacted.