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Health | Part-Time | Cook and Janitor for Head Start

ABOUT US
Gitxaała territories stretch from the Nass River to Aristazabel Island, on the north coast of what is now British Columbia. The Gitxaała, also known as Git Lax M’oon, people of the saltwater are one of the most ancient societies on the coast. The village of Lach Klan (Kitkatla, BC) has been continuously inhabited since time immemorial.

Gitxaała hereditary leaders from the four clans, Gisputwada, Ganhada, Lax’sgiik and Laxgibuu, manage and protect their territories and resources according to their ayaawx, traditional laws. Gitxaała harvesters use almost 100 different marine and terrestrial resources to feed their community. Gitxaała citizens, currently numbering 2094, wherever they reside, celebrate their history, practice their traditions, respect their laws, and cherish their lands, waters and resources.

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Aboriginal Head Start is seeking a dedicated individual to fill the role of a Part-Time Cook and Janitor. This position plays a crucial role in supporting the daily operations of our program, ensuring the provision of nutritious meals and maintaining a clean and safe environment for children.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cook:

  • Prepare and cook meals in accordance with established nutrition guidelines and dietary requirements.
  • Ensure food safety and hygiene protocols are strictly followed.
  • Collaborate with program staff to plan menus and accommodate any special dietary needs.
  • Monitor and maintain kitchen inventory and supplies.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization in the kitchen area.

Janitor:

  • Perform cleaning duties to ensure the cleanliness and sanitation of all program facilities.
  • Sweep, mop, vacuum, and dust designated areas.
  • Empty trash receptacles and ensure proper disposal of waste.
  • Clean and sanitize restrooms and common areas.
  • Notify management of any maintenance or repair needs.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in cooking and/or janitorial duties preferred.
  • Knowledge of food safety and sanitation practices.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Understanding and appreciation of Indigenous cultures and communities preferred.

APPLICATION PROCESS:
To apply for the position of Part-Time Cook and Janitor at Aboriginal Head Start, please submit a resume outlining relevant experience and a brief cover letter explaining why you are interested in joining our team. All documents and three references should be submitted to the Director of the Department and Cc the Human Resources Manager. We thank all applicants for their interest, please note that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted.

DEADLINE: April 5, 2024 at 5:00 p.m.

ATTENTION
Stacey Stevens, Director of Health and Social Development | dhs@gitxaalanation.com
Cc: Human Resources Manager | hr@gitxaalanation.com            

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