• Full Time
  • Whitby
  • June 5, 2022

Durham Region Unemployed Help Centre

Cook (& Occasional Classroom Helper) Toddler, Preschool & Kindergarten

Location: Whitby

Number of positions: 5-6

Work Hours: Full-time weekdays, between 7 am & 5 pm


Pay: $ 15 – $16 /hr. to start+ $2 gvt. top-up for classroom assistance time

Benefits (Yes/No?): 50% Medical Coverage


None (but an asset – to be reviewed at interview)

Certificates Required:

Food Handler’s Certificate

Medical Testing/Disclosure/Vaccinations Required: 2-Step TB Test

Number of Years of Previous Experience Required:  Not required but an asset

Main Responsibilities:

·        Help prepare and/or serve nutritious snacks and meals, as per resident cook and Canada Food Guide

·        Timing meals and serving around scheduled times

·        Health & Safety mindedness always

·        Discern ingredients freshness

·        Follow menu plans, recipes and requests

·        Clean and sanitize food preparation and serving areas

·        Help children eat, dress and use the toilet and/or execute hygiene habits

·        Lead young children’s activities, tell stories, teach songs and prepare craft materials on occasion as classroom and teacher helper

Job Requirements:

·        Life, nutrition, health-and-safety, and communication skills;

Company Culture: 

·        Values positive reinforcement, encouragement, and warm, loving interactions, where self-esteem, pride, respect, and self-awareness are paramount

Describe the Ideal Candidate for this Role:

·        Passionate about childhood development and creating constructive, lasting partnerships with community members that enhance kids’ lives through integrated, educational atmosphere filled with love and laughter.

Social Interaction:

Low – Medium


·        Fluent English, Spoken

·        Intermediate English, Written

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