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Assistant Camp Cook

Mount Vernon, IA

Job Information:

June 03, 2018 through August 10, 2018



We are looking for free thinking, hard-working, relationship builders who want to make the world a better place by changing the way the world interacts with kids! As a member of our team you will work probably work harder than you have ever worked in your life and make better friends and memories than you can imagine!

Camp Tanager, located in Mount Vernon, Iowa offers over 40 acres of wholesome summer camp fun! We serve over 1000 campers each summer in a traditional summer camp setting. Our programs include residential overnight camp, traditional day camp programs, Medical Programs for youth with Diabetes and Hemophilia and family camp weekends throughout the year.

As an Assistant Cook you will have the opportunity to prepare and deliver fresh nutritious meals to our campers and staff! Working as part of a team you will be responsible for safe food handling practices, food preparation and delivery, and maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment. Serve Safe certification preferred.

We are looking for applicants:

  • Who can be positive role models to their campers and fellow staff members
  • Who have a genuine love for positively impacting the world around them
  • Who are kind, patient, and have a great sense of humor
  • Who have a love for the outdoors and are happy to share that with children.



This is a week day position from 11 am-6 pm, Mon through Friday.

Starting wage is $10.50 per hour.

All applicants must be able to pass required background checks.

A Tanager Place application is required to be considered for employment.


Application Instructions:

The application can be found online at or at our agency’s office located at 2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404.

Posted 02/02/18

Job ID: 35048114