Job Opportunities

We are currently accepting applications for the following paid positions. These positions will remain open until filled. We also have many volunteer opportunities available at Birchwood Camp.

Lead & Assistant Cook needed

Birchwood Camp is accepting applications for two different positions on our food service team: a Lead Cook and an Assistant Cook. These positions are both seasonal positions primarily for the summer months; additional work may be available in the off-season. Hours range from 20-40 hours per week depending on the camp’s summer schedule.

The Lead and Assistant Cooks are responsible for food preparation, serving, storage and clean up, under the supervision of Birchwood Camp’s Food Service Manager. The Lead Cook serves as a shift leader when the Food Service Manager is off duty. All cooks must be able to follow recipes provided by the Food Service Manager and prepare & deliver meals in a timely manner. Cooks are not responsible for shopping or menu planning.

During the summer months, Birchwood Camp provides food service for groups ranging in size from 40-110 people almost daily. In the off-season the camp provides food service to schools & guest groups on weekends and occasionally during the week.

Desired Qualifications: The successful candidate will have experience working in food service, strong time management skills, and will be serve-safe certified (desired but not required). Applicants to the Lead Cook position should have strong supervisory skills.

Requirements: A background check is required for employment. Candidate must be able to work with children, youth, and adults in a camp setting.  Candidate must hold or obtain a valid Alaska Food Workers Card, and a TB test required upon hiring.

Compensation: $11-$14/ hour DOE.

Click here to read the Lead Cook Job Description
Click here to read the Assistant Cook Job Description
Click here to Apply Online for one of these positions


Birchwood Camp Intern Program

All positions have been filled for summer 2015. Please consider applying for the program in 2016. Our summer intern program is a unique summer opportunity for young adults who desire to grow as leaders while working at beautiful Birchwood Camp for the summer. Click here to learn more about our intern program or to apply.

Questions? contact the camp director

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