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Lead Cook

LocationMount Eliza, VIC 3930
Work TypeCasual
Positions2 Positions
Salary RangeAU$25 - 35 per hour
  • Cook
  • Hospitality Worker
Job no: FTYRM
  • Connect with nature in this beautiful outdoor environment
  • Opportunities for career development and growth, learn valuable leadership skills
  • Casual- $34.08 per hour + Super + Y Benefits

Our Vision is a better tomorrow where all people can belong. With over 5,000 staff and volunteers, we deliver services at more than 150 locations every day, including: Children's Programs, Action Sports, Camps, Recreation, Youth Services and The Virtual Y.

About the Camp

Camp Manyung is a recreation camp located in Mt Eliza on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula, and managed by YMCA Camps. Catering to schools and groups year-round, the team at Camp Manyung run a variety of programs and activities to suit every group, from snorkelling and kayaking to archery and raft building. Featuring a state-of-the-art recreation centre, flexible and accessible accommodation and picturesque outdoor areas, Camp Manyung is the perfect place to explore the great outdoors.

About the Role

Camp Manyung is seeking an organised, friendly, experienced catering professional, who will be responsible for the preparation and serving of meals for mid-week campers + one weekend per-month. Working as part of the catering team, you will be well-organised, committed to excellent customer service and have the ability to apply best practice as outlined in the Camps Food Safety Program. The role involves working in a small kitchen team to provide healthy and delicious meals to diverse groups of people of all ages and abilities attending camp.

The successful applicant will work with the Catering Coordinator in ensuring a nutritious menu is provided and that all group’s special catering requirements are met. The current position will see the incumbent work as our morning ‘Lead Cook’ and oversee the lunch time and evening meals. In addition to this the role will see the successful applicant work 1x weekend per month as Lead Cook.

This is a casual position with an hourly rate of $34.08 + Super.

Mandatory Qualification

  • Food Safety Supervisor Certificate

About You

Most importantly, as member of our Catering team, you will have a commitment to The Y’s purpose to inspire and empower young people and communities to thrive and you will create and maintain excellent working relationships with fellow staff and campers.

To be considered for this role- you will need to be available to work Wed-Fri and be available to work at least 1 weekend per month.

In return, YMCA Victoria offers you, opportunities for career development and growth, and a range of further benefits.

At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe. As such, we ensure that all of our candidates are appropriately screened (including police check, working with children check and reference checks). To learn more about our commitment to safeguarding children and young people visit victoria.ymca.org.au

How to Apply

Working for the YMCA is a rewarding and challenging experience for those with a positive attitude, zest for life and who seek to contribute to the bigger picture. If this is you, click the Apply button now!

Y Victoria is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and social inclusion. We warmly welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.

Y Victoria are proud to be a 2024 Circle Back Initiative Employer, we commit to respond to every applicant.


$34.08 per hour + super