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Camp Cook (Weekends/Summer) - Camp Challenge

Part-time PART_TIME ; posted: Friday, Jan 7 2022



Easterseals Florida


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Sorrento, Florida US

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$10.95 per hour - seasonal position

Easterseals Florida has been rated a 2020 and 2021 Great Place to Work by our employees! We provide services daily that make a profound, positive difference in the lives of people living with disabilities and their families.  We believe in the potential of each individual's ability to live, work, learn and play in their own communities.  Working at Easterseals is more than just a job - it's an opportunity to be part of something bigger!  If you want to translate your talent, your passion, and your commitment to help people with disabilities, families and the community, you might be exactly what we are looking for.

Basic Responsibilities:

About the Position:

Are you currently employed at a school, university, or other seasonal position and seeking additional or supplemental work as a cook?  Our seasonal cook position at Camp Challenge in Sorrento Florida may be just what you have been looking for!   The camp cook position is seasonal throughout the year.  We provide overnight camp weekends once a month and weeklong camps a couple of times per year.  Then our busiest season is our summer camp programs in June and July, all for children and adults with special needs.  Come join our team of cooks that pop in and out of camp throughout the year, bringing fun foods and desserts to our campers!  Positions include weekends, holiday, spring and winter breaks and summer breaks.  Morning, mid-day and late afternoon to evening shifts are available.  Responsibilities include prepping, cooking and serving meals, adapting menus to those with dietary needs, and maintaining safety and sanitization standards in the kitchen and dining hall.

Weekend Camp Schedule

  • February 11 through February 13, 2022
  • March 18 through March 20, 2022
  • April 22 through April 24, 2022

Available shifts: 

  • Friday - Dinner 3:30pm to 7:30pm 
  • Saturday - Breakfast 7:00am to 10:30am & Lunch 11:00am to 2:30pm
  • Saturday - Dinner - 3:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Sunday - Breakfast - 7:00am to10:30am & Lunch 11:00am to 3:00pm 

Weeklong Camp Schedule

  • March 12 through March 20, 2022

Available shifts: 

  • Breakfast & Lunch - 7:00am to 2:30pm (with a 30-minute break from 10:30am to 11:00am)
  • Dinner shift - 3:30pm to 7:30pm or 4:00pm to 8:00pm

Summer Camp Schedule

  • June 5, 2022 to August 5, 2022

Available shifts: 

  • Breakfast & Lunch - 7:00am to 2:30pm (with a 30-minute break from 10:30am to 11:00am)
  • Dinner shift - 3:30pm to 7:30pm or 4:00pm to 8:00pm



  • Compassion for working with children and adults with disabilities and special needs
  • High School Diploma/GED; and six months related experience and/or training
  • Experience cooking in a commercial kitchen is preferred
  • Ability to lift and or move up to 50 pounds
  • Good knowledge of proper sanitary practices
  • Punctual, responsible and self-motivated
  • Food handler's certification preferred

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP) (including medical marijuana).

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