Kitchen Staff (Part Time)


Queen Charlotte Heritage Housing Society

Kal Naay Alder House Kitchen Staff

6 to 7 hour shifts – $22.50 per hour


The Kal Naay Alder House is seeking a part time casual Kitchen Staff member for our new facility.  We are part of the province’s Rapid Response Housing program and we provide supportive living that includes two meals a day and assistance with life skills.  Food is an integral part of healing and we are looking for an individual who wants to share their love of cooking with our residents.


As a member of our Kitchen staff, you will be responsible for maintain the commercial kitchen, providing a cold breakfast, cooking a hot dinner, and clean-up.  The Kitchen team works together to plan a nutritious varied menu plan and maintain and replenish the supplies inventory.


If you have a genuine interest in people and a deep commitment to helping vulnerable individuals, we hope that you will consider joining our team.



Previous experience working in a commercial kitchen setting or equivalent experience is required.


You must have the physical ability to carry out the duties of the position and operate the related equipment.  You will be able to work independently and in cooperation with others.  Your ability to gain trust and build relationships with the residents will be important, as will a high level of patience.  You should be organized, efficient and flexible with good oral and written communication skills.  Basic computer skills with Word, Excel and SharePoint would be an asset.


You will be expected to have a non-judgmental attitude and maintain confidentiality of all personal and private information.


All staff, whether part-time, full-time or volunteer, are required to have a Criminal Records Check for working with vulnerable individuals.  Certification of attendance in the following courses are required for the job, and if not already certified, the employer will provide training:


  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Training
  • Food Safe Level 1
  • Mental Health Awareness and De-escalation
  • Working Alone Safely in BC
  • Standard First Aid


If you would like to join our team, please send your cover letter and resume to, or call 250 559 0040 for a copy of the Job Description or if you have any questions.