Job Details

Cook - Cleaner

Job Category: Full Time

Cook / Cleaner

Newmarket shelter has an opportunity for a full time experienced cooks and cleaner.  Must be fluent in a second language.


  • Prepare meals according to the meal plan and Canada food guide
  • Experience cooking for large groups with a varied menu
  • Monitor food inventory in all programs and ensure there is an adequate and appropriate supply of nutritious food options
  • Regular cleaning of food equipment, appliances and facilities in accordance with Public Health guidelines and standards
  • Instruct and assist residents in cleaning private rooms and public areas
  • Ensure all relevant record keeping is up-to-date and reports are submitted as required.


  • Successful completion of cooking, food preparation and/or nutrition courses
  • Two to three years of relevant experience and experience working with homeless or similar population is preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills including being fluent in a second language
  • Crisis Intervention Training will be considered an asset
  • Demonstrate ability to work independently and as part of an effective team
  • Ability to effectively deal with conflict and crisis in a professional manner
  • Flexible and able to work within a varied work schedule, reliable vehicle, drivers licence and insurance
  • CPR, First Aid and vulnerable sector screening

Apply by emailing your resume to kathy@yorkworks.ca include the words “cook/cleaner” in the subject line or apply directly online at www.yorkworks.ca click on to jobs.