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

PURPOSE:                            Assist in the menu planning, purchasing, and preparation for the camp kitchen. Assist in maintaining health and safety standards in the dining hall according to Girl Scout, the State of NC, and American Camp Association (ACA) standards.

RESPONSIBLE TO:            Kitchen Manager

RESPONSIBLE FOR:         Kitchen Assistants and Dish Divas

SALARY RANGE:              $275-$400 a week (5 or 6-day work week) live on or off property.


  • Assist in the preparation, cooking, and serving of food.
  • Duties may include:
  • Menu planning
  • Ordering food and maintaining food service budget
    • 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
    • Supervising packing and distribution of food for cookouts and special occasions.


  • Minimum of 18 years of age as of June 1st.
  • Belief in the purpose and value of the Girl Scouting movement, and hold current membership with Girl Scouts of the USA or willingness to become a member before June 1st.
  • Have good character, integrity, adaptability, patience, sense of humor, and enthusiasm.
  • Desire to work in the residential camp food service area.
  • Possess a current Serv-Safe Food Handlers Certification or willingness to obtain one.
  • Knowledge of menu planning, food ordering, food preparation and serving, storage of food and dishwashing procedures.
  • Serve-Safe certification preferred.
  • Ability to supervise and coordinate volunteers.



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.