Metson Chef

We are currently hiring for the following position:


Metson Chef


Program: Community Builders

Union: Included

Schedule: 11am – 7pm

Location of position: Vancouver, British Columbia

Job status: Full Time, Subject to operational contract length

Language requirements: English

Start Date: TBA Feb, 2020


Chef Job Purpose:

Oversees the shelter’s kitchen by managing themselves, prepping & cooking daily meals, and maintaining the kitchen.


Chef Job Duties:

Takes direction from the Head Chef

Employs food safety best practices

Acts with appropriate caution in a dangerous environment where there are knives and high-temperature surfaces

Utilizes donations to create appropriate dishes for shelter and tenants

Determines how much food to order and maintains an appropriate supply

Works quickly and accurately

Takes on extra duties, such as cleaning, picking up & sorting donations

Takes direction and works with the organization’s administrative team


Chef Skills and Qualifications:

Training in Culinary Arts, Experience, Works Quickly, Physical Stamina, Creative Flair, Flexible Schedule, Strong Communication, Organizational Skills, Team Mentality, Leadership Skills

We are seeking a qualified cook interested in our community food service program, servicing shelter & tenants. The position is Full-time, and candidates should possess a heart and passion for food and see it as an important aspect of community building.

Experience with vulnerable people is an asset. Candidates must have food safe Level 1, be physically fit (able to lift boxes over 20 lbs), and have a valid Class 5 driver’s license.


To apply, please email your resume and cover letter to

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.