Strong Kids - Donate Now

Job Board

Date Posted:
Jun 24, 2021

Closing Date:
Sep 30, 2021

Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent


$ 15-90 – 17.28 per hour

Hours per Week:

How to Apply:

Apply Online


Child Care Cooks - Ripley

YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce

Need help applying to this job? Call 519-371-9222 ext. 6. Not the right job for you? We'll help you find one that is.

Job Description:

We’re Hiring! 

Child Care Cooks

Ripley Early Learning Centre


Start Date:   Immediately

Wage Range:  $15-90 – 17.28 per hour; approximately 35 hours per week

What We’re Looking For:  We are looking for an energetic, hard-working, team player that loves to cook!  You know your way around a kitchen like the back of your hand.  You get immense satisfaction from knowing that your contribution directly affects the well-being of children in our care.  Most importantly, you are a fun, outgoing, hardworking individual that believes in the YMCA Mission and Values.  You receive great satisfaction from helping others.

What We Offer:   This position is an integral part of our Child Care team.  As the Child Care Cook you will prepare nutritious meals and snacks for our young community members.  In addition to working with amazing co-workers you will be part of an organization that gives back to the community.  This position is full-time and is approximately 30 hours per week.  We offer competitive wages, benefits, retirement savings and YMCA membership to our fabulous Health, Fitness and Aquatics facility.  


  • Prepare and be responsible for the preparation/delivery of food following restrictive diets according to planned menus for children (as required);
  • Reviews menus, post weekly menu providing menu information for parents and other teachers before preparing meals and prepares and serves them properly and attractively;
  • Ensures use of proper food handling techniques;
  • In consultation with Child Care Supervisor, makes menu substitutions as necessary and records these in the designated place(s). Meets time schedule for of snacks and lunch meals and nourishments;
  • Follows daily recipes and daily composite menus, while working within a set budget;
  • Dates, labels, and stores food properly;
  • Grocery shopping based on needs associated with weekly meal planning and stores according to needs

·      Maintain a clean (sanitary) and organized kitchen; ensure that the cleaning schedules are followed.                                                                                                                          

·      Maintain a working environment that meets or exceeds all requirements from the Health Department and YMCA standards.

·      Prepare and post weekly menu providing menu information for parents and other teachers


Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • Food Handlers Course (or be able to complete course)
  • PRC / VSC valid within the last 90 days
  • Valid Standard First Aid/ CPR level C


Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit your resume, cover letter and completed YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce Employment Application to:


The YMCA of Owen Sound Grey Bruce values the diversity of people and communities and is committed to excellence and inclusion in our Association.  We are committed to an environment that is barrier free.  If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

Work Site Location:


Share this posting: