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School Lunch Association


The School Lunch Association, a registered charity, has been dedicated to providing hot and nutritious meals to school-aged children for over 33 years across the northeast Avalon. With a presence in 42 different schools, we currently serve over 6700 meals per day and boast a team of over 100 amazing members.


Cook for a cause with The School Lunch Association!


Locations: St. John’s, Mount Pearl, CBS, Paradise

Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced environment that doesn’t include evenings and weekends? If yes, then we are looking to hear from you!

Job Type: Casual/Call-In/Relief Staff
Salary: $16.60/hour
Hours: 5 – 36 hours/week
Start Date: Mid April 2024
Training: Paid training will be provided for food preparation and food safety.

Summary only, please select Job AD Document for more details.

A typical kitchen day may include (but is not limited to):

  • Lifting and moving various food products, equipment, etc. around the kitchen (weighing 1-30 lbs).
  • Standing, walking, bending, and kneeling as required for meal preparation, cooking, and service.
  • Maintaining pace with the fast-paced environment, involving tasks such as prepping, cleaning, receiving and storing orders, etc.
  • Adhering to health & safety practices, food allergies awareness, and food safety principles.
  • Demonstrating attention to detail, problem-solving skills, and completing necessary forms, documents, and paperwork.

While previous cooking experience is considered an asset, it is not necessary for this role.

All candidates must undergo a valid Criminal Record Screening and Vulnerable Sector Check before commencing the training program. Additionally, having a valid email address and internet access is essential for various tasks, including payroll, training, and internal updates.