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Cooking Instructor 1

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Cooking Instructor 1 at Lions Gate 

Position Details

Position Information

Title Cooking Instructor 1
Job ID 24010C
Employment Status Contract
Position Overview
North Vancouver Recreation & Culture (NVRC) is dedicated to building healthy individuals, families and communities. NVRC offers a wide range of recreation and cultural programs and services to residents of all ages and abilities. We are currently seeking energetic, responsible and highly-motivated individuals who are able to prepare and lead a variety of age appropriate cooking and baking programs for preschool, school age children and adults.


You will be an integral part of our dedicated staff team who continually strive to make a difference in the recreation and cultural lives of North Vancouver residents.


You will be delivering excellent customer service experiences. You will lead cooking and baking activities while creating a safe and fun environment. Set up, preparation, planning and clean up are responsibilities included in this position.

You are a courteous and effective team player committed to providing quality and safe programs for the community. You are reliable, responsive to customer needs, and excellent at building relationships. You will be comfortable working with children, adults, other leaders, volunteers and facility staff.


As a casual Cooking Instructor 1 you will be responsible for lesson planning, and delivering a fun and interactive culinary learning experience for adults, school age, and/or preschool age children. Programs may include both cooking and baking components. Programs run at a variety of times through the week including weekend courses.
Responsibilities include:
  • Food preparation and Dishwashing
  • Set-up and clean-up of cooking classes
  • Create skills-based lesson plans which include Food Safe guidelines and best practices for food handling
  • Ensure a premium cooking class experience is delivered to each student
  • Instructing groups through basic recipes
  • Occasional grocery shopping
  • Other duties as required

  • Comfortable with food preparation (knife skills, safe food handling and basics of food storage)
  • Experience in a kitchen is preferred
  • Detail-oriented
  • Responsible and able to work with limited supervision
  • Solutions-oriented and adaptable to change
  • An engaging, creative, hands-on, and interactive manner


Applicants must be minimum 16 years of age, with a culinary aptitude and have previous experience planning and leading preschool, school age, youth or adult programs. Successful candidates must have current Food Safe Level 1, Emergency or Standard First Aid, CPR Level C. High Five certification must be obtained within 3 months of employment.
All employees should be prepared to work at any North Vancouver Recreation & Culture location. All candidates are required to submit a Police Information Check as a requirement of the position prior to any appointment.
Compensation $21.00-$23.00 per hour, based on training and experience.
Hours of Work Programs run at a variety of times through the week including weekend courses.
How to Apply
Job Open Date 02/06/2024
Job Close Date 03/06/2024
Instructions to Applicants
We thank you for your interest in employment with North Vancouver Recreation and Culture and advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. References
  3. Certifications