• Head Chef

    The camp is located on the shores of beautiful Lac de L'achigan in Saint-Hippolyte. We are an English summer camp that welcomes about 100 young people from 6 to 17 years old. The majority of our campers are followed in youth protection. Camp Weredale offers these young people a safe and beautiful environment in which they can be close to nature, create lifelong friendships, and hopefully begin to heal.

    Responsible to:

    Camp Director and Executive Director General

    Job Description:

    Provide campers and staff with balanced ‘home-cooked’ meals throughout each camping session.

    Specific Responsibilities:

    • Take responsibility for opening and setting up the kitchen for the summer season (early June) and closing the kitchen after the campers and counsellors leave.
    • Cook for a small group of counsellors between June 14 and 21 (varies between 10 and 40 staff).
    • Follow a dietician-approved menu established at camp over 12 days to feed 100-130 campers and staff.
    • May make some changes to the menu and the order of meals depending on the specials of the week.
    • Contact suppliers to establish prices for the summer season.
    • Responsible for food purchases with suppliers.
    • Responsible for the food budget and cleaning products.
    • At the beginning of the day, establish priorities with the kitchen team for the tasks to be done for the day.
    • Responsible for the preparation of meals and snacks.
    • Supervise the kitchen helpers, dishwashers, and cafeteria staff.
    • Ensure the cleanliness and smooth running of the kitchen


    • Must be 18 years of age or older.
    • English/French spoken 
    • Training in cooking and having at least a secondary 5.
    • Experience in the kitchen serving large groups
    • Required qualities: disciplined, mature, initiative, respectful, punctual, jovial, loves children, flexible, and available according to the camp schedule.
    • Respect the dress code, rules, and sanitary regulations of the camp.
    • Mapaq Certification

    More information:

    • Access to the lake and equipment on site in the moments of poses
    • Lodging during the contract period
    • Telephone allowance: maximum $50/month with cell phone bill for use at camp for contact with suppliers (June, July, August)

    Petty Cash:

    A petty cash advance will be provided for one-time kitchen expenses. A petty cash expense report must be submitted each month with invoices in chronological order. Telephone bills may be added to the petty cash report. 

    Personal Conduct:

    We are a summer camp, accredited by the Association des camps du Québec (ACQ).

    We are therefore subject to follow their standards:

    • A criminal investigation of all employees must be done.
    • A camp code of ethics and a kitchen code must also be followed.

    Salary offered:

    To be discussed depending on experience

    Employment Status:

    Summer, full-time, day, evening, weekend. Transportation, lodging, and food are included at Camp Weredale during the stay.

    Duration of employment:

    Full-time position from 14/06/2024 to 15/08/2024

    Please send us your resume to the following email address: campweredale@hotmail.com. You can also call us at 450-563-3145.