Lead Cook

Position: Lead Cook

Job Type: Full-time, seasonal

Total positions hired: 1

Duration: 9 weeks, early June to middle of August

Application Deadline: March 1

Job Description: This person directs the kitchen including and not limited to ordering food, planning menus, overseeing staff and volunteers and may also help with food prep.

Requirements: Our Lead Cook is a person who works well with others, plans ahead, is disciplined in spending and makes good food.  They have at least experience cooking and ideally experience running a kitchen or in administration.


  • Order food according to projected number of participants for a week and budget
  • Prepare, cook, clean, guide others – the kitchen is your domain
  • Work closely with Executive Director and supervise cooks and volunteers
  • Create schedules for all of your direct reports (cooks and volunteers)
  • Know sanitation and abide by VT Health Regulations
  • Do sanitation training for all involved in food service
  • Supervise counselors in food preparation out at the shelter sites


$3000 – $5000 (for 9 weeks) Commensurate with experience

Room and board available

Brand New Kitchen!

Brand New Kitchen!

Make campers happy with your food

How to Apply:

  • Fill out the short application
  • Short phone call with Brandon
  • Fill out the full application with references
  • Official skype or in-person interview
  • Come work at camp!

Contact Brandon with questions – 802-672-5220 or brandon@bethanybirches.org