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Mount Vernon, IA

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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 the Lead Cook of the Camp Tanager kitchen you will have the opportunity to prepare and deliver fresh nutritious meals to our campers and staff! As a role model for all participants you will play a vital role in the overall wellbeing of our camp community. Working alongside a team of kitchen assistants you will be responsible for all kitchen operations including: state and federal compliance, supervising and teaching kitchen assistants, safe food handling practices, food preparation and delivery, record keeping - including USDA summer food program paperwork, and maintaining a clean and sanitary work environment. Must be Serve Safe certified.

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 7am-2pm, Monday through Friday.

Starting wage is $12.00 per hour.

All applicants must be able to pass required background checks.


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2309 C Street SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404

Posted 04/22/18

Job ID: 40484682