CATERING ROLE - SONSHINE RANCH CHRISTIAN CAMP

Sonshine Ranch is on the search for adults keen to learn the ropes of either becoming a head cook or cooks helper for our upcoming July holiday camps and camps going forward.

Each camp runs for 4 days/3 nights, and the total number of people at each meal is approx 70. This includes campers, leaders and staff.

If you have a child aged 10-15yrs they are welcome to join the camp and there is no charge for them.   

Full training and support is available during 18-21st July during one of our camps. Please get in contact with us if this sounds like you, or you know someone who could fit the role.  

Contact:  Olivia Wachter  and the Sonshine Ranch team - liv@sonshineranch.co.nz

COOK (FULLTIME) - TOTARA SPRINGS

Need a kitchen job with more meaning?

Wanting to work in a supportive environment?

About us:

At Totara Springs Christian Centre (TSCC), we believe in practically demonstrating the love and compassion of Jesus through providing excellence in everything that we do. Our gifted and motivated team has the privilege of creating unforgettable memories for groups of people all year round.

You will contribute to the present and future culture of our amazing organisation and sharing God's love. This is an opportunity to join an organisation that lead and inspire the youth of tomorrow, a place where life-changing experiences happen every day.

Totara Springs is the largest centre of its kind in New Zealand and is the ultimate venue for church retreats, school camps, sports activities, business conferences, artistic events, holiday camps and family reunions.  We are situated in a beautiful setting, nestled at the foot of the Kaimai mountain ranges in Matamata. There are 90 acres of park-like grounds and native bush with streams, walks and bush trails. We have a large indoor sports and activity centre and breakaway areas, as well as a large hot pool fed by natural springs.  We have guests of all ages who travel from afar to enjoy our beautiful setting and outstanding hospitality.

About the role:

This is a full-time position as part of the catering team at Totara Springs.

The purpose of the role is to:

  • Provide excellent food services to our guests
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of meals
  • Provide assistance in completing the food control plan

Your duties will include but not limited to:

  • Prepare, cook and deliver meals and snacks
  • Prepare and deliver meals for guests with special dietary requirements
  • Ensure excellence in all aspects of meals and snacks
  • Managing portion control and minimising waste
  • Cleaning dishes, utensils and the kitchen area
  • Comply with Health & Safety policy and standards

About you:

You value the delivery of high-quality food and customer services.  You are not afraid to take initiative and roll up your sleeves to work through your task list.

You have the following attributes:

  • Hard-working and efficient
  • Dynamic and creative
  • Practical
  • Conscientious
  • Team player

You fulfil the following requirements:

  • Previous experience in kitchen and food preparation
  • Experience working in a commercial kitchen with modern appliances
  • Knowledge and experience in catering for large events
  • Ability to provide training and transfer knowledge to others with confidence
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We know there is someone out there who loves people and is a superstar in the kitchen.  If the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

Shortlisted candidates will be subjected to background checks required under the Children's Act as part of pre-employment screening. Our ideal candidate will share a commitment and enthusiasm towards the Christian faith.

Due to international travel restrictions, applicants must be currently living in New Zealand and be permitted to work in New Zealand.

Apply HERE

HIGHLAND HOME - DIRECTOR OF MINISTRY (PART-TIME)

Highland Home Christian Camp is looking for the right person to fill the part time role of Director of Ministry.

Please reply in the first instance to office@highlandhome.co.nz with information about yourself, your fit for the role and to request a full job description.

CHEF - WILLOW PARK CHRISTIAN CAMP & CONVENTION CENTRE

Great opportunity at Willow Park Christian Camp and Convention Centre

Willow Park, situated in the beautiful suburb of Eastern Beach in Auckland has a vacancy in the Catering Department for the Role of Commis Chef.

This role offers a better work life balance than most Chef roles with base salary and rostered off every second weekend. Hours are typically but not limited to 6:30am – 15:00pm or 10:30am - 19:00pm

The successful candidate will be part of a small and experienced kitchen team.

This position will be directly responsible to the Head Chef / Catering Manager.

Willow Park Staff Ethos

Willow Park is a Christian hospitality ministry and views all staff appointments as ministry positions with the expectation that the incumbent will have a sense of call to their role at Willow Park.

Objectives of the Position

To ensure the effective and efficient operation of Willow Park’s food preparation function in accordance with the agreed standards of both the Head Chef and the Director.

This role services the catering hospitality needs and requirements to the following Groups:

Christian Organisations including churches, para-church mission and non denominational groups.

Other organisations include Schools, Service Clubs, Business Groups, Travel Groups and other catering functions required.

Ideal applicant would be an advantage to have a minimum of 2 years relative cookery experience in a commercial kitchen.

Main Responsibilities Include but are not limited to:

Preparation and Cooking of meals to a high and consistent quality and standard

Preparation and storing baking goods

Ordering stock when needed

General daily cleaning when needed

Meeting of general requests of the guests in the absence of the host

Receiving and packing of stock

Monitor and document and adhere to food safety guidelines set out by Chef

Candidate must be willing to undergo a hands on skills assessment,

and also be willing to undergo a Health Screening Check at the Cost of the employer.

Own transport is a must.

If you are interested in applying for this role please send your C.V. or Contact:

Ernest Smith         (09) 534 9640

Email:     ernest@willowpk.org.nz

FULL-TIME LEAD ACTIVITY INSTRUCTOR / CAMP WORKER- MICAMP

MiCamp Trust is a group of 3 spectacular Christian Camps in the central North Island. The camps are in separate locations - Kakahi, Whakamaru and Waitetoko.

We have a motivated, dedicated staff team and are committed to using Christian Camping as a
tool for influencing people for the Kingdom of God.

We are looking for a vision-focused person who has a strong sense of calling to what God is
doing in their life. They need to understand that working at camp is a lifestyle, not just a job.

They will have a hunger to impact people rather than entertain them. The applicant will be a
team player, supportive and enthusiastic.

We are looking for someone with qualifications and/or training in outdoor leadership with
interests and experience in various outdoor pursuits. They need to have a proven record in
outdoor instructing. They must have a current, clean, full, NZ driver's license, their
communication skills must be excellent, and have strong computer skills, and a first-aid
certificate is necessary.

They will have relevant industry qualifications and come with a hunger to learn more. They will
need to be able to communicate with a wide variety of age groups in various ways. They will
need a good grasp of Health and Safety legislation and its practical ramifications. Along with
instructing activities, this person will need to be willing to help in all aspects of camp life.

This position is based at our Taupo site, and onsite accommodation may be available.

For more information, contact,
Ted Muir
Camp Manager
0277596095

FULL-TIME GROUNDS/MAINTENANCE & INSTRUCTOR - MICAMP

MiCamp Trust is a group of 3 spectacular Christian Camps in the central North Island. The camps are in separate locations - Kakahi, Whakamaru and Waitetoko.

This position would be based at MiCamp Whakamaru with occasional time working at the Taupo &
Kakahi sites. MiCamp Whakamaru is a remote yet stunning camp located on an island on Lake
Whakamaru. It has 85 bed capacity with a range of facilities and activities. Started in the early 1960s
the Camp holds a special place in the heart of many people and has an amazing history. We hope
the next person to join Micamp Whakamaru has a heart of camping and would be excited about
contributing to its history by the work they do here.

We are looking for a vision focused person who has a strong sense of calling to what God is doing in their life to join the staff team at MiCamp. They need to understand that working at camp is not just any ordinary job, it’s a lifestyle, a ministry of service and a calling. Onsite accommodation will be
available and access to all the perks that come with living at camp located on an island!

Some of the key things we are looking for in the applicant are:

  • a team player with our small Whakamaru team but also the larger MiCamp Trust team
  • experience with grounds and maintenance
  • interest or experience in outdoor instructing
  • the ability to work independently
  • great personal skills and communicate effectively for when instructing and hosting groups
  • a teachable heart

Most importantly though a willingness to serve in any area will be essential us as we are a small
campsite and rely on each other to get the variety of jobs done!


They must have a current, clean, full, NZ, drivers licence and be in good health. Because of the nature of the work and interaction with campers and guests, the applicant will need to have a valid Vaccine Pass

If you think you might be this person and are interested in this position, please contact, Chris & Keziah Muir  on email at whakamaru@micamp.co.nz


FULL-TIME CHEF/COOK - MICAMP

MiCamp Trust is a group of three Christian Camps in the central North Island. Kakahi, Whakamaru and Waitetoko.

Our dedicated staff team are committed to using Christian Camping as a tool for influencing
people for the Kingdom of God.

We are looking for an experienced and qualified Chef to join our team. We are looking for
someone who is vision focused and has a strong sense of God’s calling. You need to
understand that working at MiCamp is a ministry and not just a job. The applicant will be a
team player, supportive and enthusiastic. They will need to be reliable, proactive with excellent
communication skills.

Key requirements are:
• Have the ability to work alone or with a team.
• To help plan menus, within a budget.
• Help to oversee and supervise other kitchen staff.
• Able to order and receive quality produce.
• Have a flair for creating tasty and attractive dishes.
• Help to maintain a Food Safety Management Plan.
• Ability to plan, prepare and serve speciality diets.
• Understanding of OSH and Food safety practices.

The successful applicant will at times be required to help in other areas around the camp.
Because of the nature of the work and interaction with campers and guests, the applicant will
need to have a valid Vaccine Pass. If you think you might be this person and are interested in
this position, please contact,

Ted Muir
Camp Manager
0277596095
manager@micamp.co.nz

To advertise a role please contact the office

 

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