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Assistant Cook

Lake Greeley Camp is a coed, overnight summer camp for children between the ages of 6-15. Residing on over 250 acres, the camp is located in Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains approximately 2 hours from New York City. Warm and inviting, Lake Greeley Camp welcome children from across the United States as well as from around the world to create a diverse and exciting community.

Our Food Service team provides three meals a day (with salad bars) for approximately 300 campers and staff. Comprised of a head cook, assistant cook, and a kitchen staff of 10, they work together to operate the kitchens and serve the meals cafeteria-style utilizing two service lines. In addition, the team accommodates campers with food allergies and other dietary restrictions and also prepare special event meals, banquets, cookouts, picnics and, of course, birthday cakes.

The Assistant Cook assists the Head Cook in the overall running of the kitchen. He/She also sets the tone for the kitchen by role modeling appropriate work ethic, attitude, and team spirit. The Assistant Cook is responsible for: cooking each meal, advance prep for meals, salad bars and bakery, directing staff in specified tasks - ensuring that schedules are met and cleanliness is maintained in the kitchens and dining rooms. He/She helps reduce food waste through the creative use of extras and proper storage, monitors inventory in the storeroom, rotates stock in the walk-in coolers maintain their cleanliness and order, and assists with food deliveries verifying stock as it arrives.

The primary responsibilities of the Assistant Cook include:
- Assisting the Head Cook as needed.
- Cooking meals providing alternatives for campers/staff with special diets.
- Stocking the salad bar with a broad and diverse selection of items
- Preparing deserts
- Supervising and training a kitchen staff of 10 with a varying level of experience.
- Ensuring equipment is properly cared for, cleaned, sanitized, and maintained.
- Ensuring that proper safety standards are being met at all times.- Maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen, Dining Hall, storerooms, coolers, and freezers.
- CPR/First Aid recommended.
- Pass a background check and provide references.
- Lake Greeley Camp is a non-smoking camp.

Many Other Summer Camp Jobs Available!
Here is a list of positions that you can apply for: Rock Climbing, Horseback Riding, Arts & Crafts, Tennis, Basketball, Volleyball, Sailing, Softball, Bungee Trampoline, Soccer, Water Skiing, Gymnastics, Pottery, Flying Trapeze, Lacrosse, Golf, Archery, Riflery, Ropes Course, Camp Photographer, Drama, Mountain Biking, Dance, Martial Arts, Silks n' Single, Aquatics, Waterfront, General Counselor, Division Director, and Activity Heads.

- Competitive salary
- Free camp tuition for children of staff members
- Meals (with vegetarian option)
- Private living accommodations
- Weekly laundry service are provided
- Staff lounge with high speed internet
- Develop strong life-long friendships
- Additional employment is available before and after the summer camp season
- Staff referral commissions available - $150.00 per staff member
- Working at Lake Greeley Camp is the experience of a lifetime. The personal growth, the rewards of working with children, the excitement of an active, diverse community and the close friendships that you form will stay with you long after the summer ends.

For more information, please contact Matt Buynak at, (570) 842-3739, or visit our website at