Camp Kitchen Assistant
Job Details
Dale Earnhardt Environmental Leadership Camp - Oak Springs - Statesville, NC
High School

PURPOSE:                            Assist in preparing and serving nutritious meals, maintaining the cleanliness and sanitation of the kitchen, and help prepare pack-out meals.

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Kitchen Manager and Assistant Kitchen Manager

SALARY RANGE:              $230-$300 a week (6-day work week) live on or off property.


  • Assist in the preparation, cooking, and serving of food.
  • Duties may include:
    • Assist with maintaining sanitary kitchen
    • Washing pots and pans
    • Cleaning stove, sinks, and work areas
    • Seeing that food is properly stored and dated
    • Helping with end-of-season inventory, cleaning, and storage
    • Assist with packing and distribution of food for cookouts and special occasions.



  • Minimum of 16 years of age as of June 1.
  • Ability to obtain a work permit from NC Department of Labor
  • Desire to work in the residential camp food service area.
  • Knowledge of food preparation and serving, storage of food and dishwashing procedures.
  • Serve-Safe certification required.
  • Have good character, integrity, adaptability, patience, sense of humor and enthusiasm
  • Have good time management, organization, and communication skills
  • Be a currently registered member of Girl Scouts of the USA or willing to become a member.
  • Believe in the mission of the Girl Scout movement.


Any physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this would cause an undue hardship to the Council.

  • Prolonged standing, bending, stooping, walking long distances, hiking, climbing, and stretching;
  • Moderate lifting (up to 35 pounds);
  • Walking on uneven terrain, up and down hills for distances up to ½ mile;
  • Endurance to meet emergency needs;
  • Ability to live in a camp setting and work irregular hours;
  • Ability to tolerate daily exposure to the sun, heat, and animals such as bugs, snakes, bats, etc.


The above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employee(s) assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an extensive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Other functions may be assigned and management retains the right to add or change the duties at any time. The employee is expected to adhere to all organization policies and to act as a role model in the adherence to the organization policies.