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Kitchen Staff - Camp Seneca Lake
Louis S. Wolk Jewish Community Center of Greater Rochester
1200 Edgewood Ave
Rochester, NY 14618

Principal Responsibilities:

Camp Seneca Lake, the Jewish Community Center's overnight summer camp, in Penn Yan in the Finger Lakes has multiple opportunities for Full Time Kitchen Staff.

We are looking for positive role models who enjoy working in food service, and will support the food service provider, Wolfoods for the duration of employment.

The Full Time Kitchen Staff Member will be performing both indoor and outdoor work duties to provide a healthy, safe, and well-fed environment for our campers and staff during the camp season.

Duties include: receiving deliveries, food preparation, pre and post-meal procedures such as washing dishes, pots, and pans, cleaning floors and kitchen surfaces.

The primary job functions of the Kitchen Staff Member are as follows:

  • Food preparation for breakfast, lunch and dinner, and snacks
  • Performing duties such as rinsing, peeling, slicing and dicing fruit and vegetables
  • Weighing and measuring ingredients
  • Operating kitchen equipment including: grill, fryers, oven, and electric slicer
  • Wrapping, labeling and storing food items
  • Receiving deliveries
  • Washing and sanitizing all kitchen equipment including operating commercial dishwasher
  • Washing and sanitizing all food service areas
  • Team-oriented workflow
  • Facilitate special dietary needs
  • Maintain clean and professional work area and living spaces

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Operating industrial kitchen equipment experience helpful but not required.
  • Six months food service experience preferred.
  • Ability to lift up to 55 lbs.
  • Dress code to include appropriate work attire for being in the sun or rain and in a variety of temperatures. Foot wear is closed toed sneakers or chef's kitchen shoes.


  • Complimentary JCC Membership included.
  • Room and Board available.


  • Work Schedule: (40) hours per week.
  • (7) days per week. Split Shift - 6:00 am - 7:00 am through 1:30 p m.
  • Break: 1:30 - 4:30 pm and Dinner Shift : 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm.
  • Work Schedule: 6/12/21 - 9/5/21


Under 25,000

Agency Information:

Camp Seneca Lake has provided children entering grades 3-11 with over 90 summers of fun, friends and cherished memories. Our 200 beautiful wooded acres in the Finger Lakes region of New York State provide the ideal backdrop for camp.