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14 Jan 2024

Temporary 2024 Summer Camp Dishwasher and Kitchen Assistant – Sky High Ranch – Girl Scouts of Colorado

GIRLSCOUTSOFCOLORADO – Posted by GIRLSCOUTSOFCOLORADO Woodland Park, Colorado, United States

Job Description

Summer Camp Dishwasher/Kitchen Assistant at Sky High Ranch

Make a difference in the lives of children and spend an unforgettable summer in the Rocky Mountains! Sky High Ranch is located forty-five minutes west of Colorado Springs, Colorado. Activities include arts and crafts, backpacking, boating, horseback riding, zip lining, farm with ranch animals, dance & drama, archery and sports, low-ropes, international cultures, nature and science, astronomy, homesteading, gardening, and outdoor skills. Sky High Ranch is licensed by the State of Colorado and accredited by the American Camp Association.

Summer camp is a great way to add work experience and desirable skills to your resume – especially for those pursuing a degree in education or recreation!

DATES OF EMPLOYMENT: Late May to Mid-August 2024 (approximate dates TBD)

Pay: $16-$18 per hour


  • Employee Assistance Program – 100% Employer Paid.
  • Sick Pay in accordance with Colorado Law.
  • Kitchen Staff who work an average of 40 hours/week during the camp season may* have access to low cost onsite shared housing, as available and allowed per GSCO policies.

Dishwasher and Kitchen Assistant General Duties: The Camp Dishwasher/Kitchen Assistant is responsible for kitchen dishes for meals for campers and staff during summer camp program, cleaning/ organizing kitchen, and appliances. In addition, dishwashers will assist in kitchen as needed during meals. A primary function of this, and every other job at the Tomahawk Ranch, is to ensure that each member, guest and visitor receives the highest caliber of service.

Dishwashing Duties:

  • Stack, soak, and run the dishwashing machine.
  • Soak and clean pots and pans, putting away in storage after dry.
  • Wash, sanitize and organize small wares, dishes, glasses, silverware.
  • Clean equipment, appliances, storage area, and sinks according to schedule.
  • Responsible for organization, cleanliness, sanitation and maintenance of the dishes, dish area and related machinery.
  • Maintain cleanliness in the kitchen, dish service area, dining hall, and storage areas.
  • Assist with cleaning and maintenance of the kitchen and dining hall; sweep and clean floors, walls, ceilings, etc.
  • Sort and remove trash. Clean garbage cans.
  • Help unload deliveries and store supplies. Restock supplies throughout the kitchen and dining hall as needed.
  • Restock kitchen supplies; notify management when running low on inventory.
  • Maintains sanitation, health, cleanliness, and safety standards for food preparation areas, cooking services, and dishes and utensils.

Kitchen Assistant Duties:

  • Participate in serving food and beverages, as directed.
  • Prepare beverages before meals, as directed.
  • Light prep cooking, as assigned: Ensuring special food requirements for both campers and staff, e.g., food allergies, gluten free and vegetarian diets are managed with utmost importance for 100% accuracy.
  • Maintains kitchen cleanliness and proper food preparation according to state and local health department code requirements and departmental procedures.
  • Ensures that CDPHE Food Regulations are being followed when assisting with food prep.
  • Regularly sanitizes kitchen surfaces throughout the day; Assists in daily deep cleaning of specific areas in the kitchen, e.g., floors, counters, overs, stoves, fridges, etc.
  • Washes hands frequently while working in the kitchen and in accordance with CDPHE health regulations.
  • Keeps stock rooms, coolers, and freezers clean; Ensures that food supplies are rotated, and all perishables are labeled, dated, and stored properly, as directed.
  • Assists with unloading, inspection, and storage of raw ingredients and supplies, as directed.
  • Assists in inventory requests, as directed.

Education and/or Formal Training

  • High school diploma or GED, preferred but not required.
  • Minimum of three months dishwashing experience, preferred but not required.
  • Must possess, or be willing to obtain, current SERV Safe Certification.
  • Must possess, or be willing to obtain, current First Aid/CPR certification.


  • Minimum of three months experience in an industrial kitchen, preferred.
  • Basic understanding of meal preparation for those with restricted diets and/or food allergies, highly preferred.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proficient understanding of sanitation and regulations for workplace safety.
  • Basic understanding of nutrition guidelines, food handling techniques, preparation (including safe preparation of food for those with restricted diets and allergies) and cooking procedures.
  • Basic understanding of food allergies and food related diseases, and the ingredients that may cause the allergy/disease.
  • Must understand and comply with food safety and temperature standards.
  • Must understand safe use of common kitchen cleaning supplies, chemicals, and equipment.
  • Must understand how to interpret SDS sheets.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals, preferred.
  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work quickly and efficiently.
  • Must be able to work well as part of a team.
  • Must be able to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain personal cleanliness.

Additional Requirements

  • Must be 15+
  • Must pass any and all background checks required by GSCO, ACA, and CDHS.
  • Must be able to work non-traditional hours including early mornings, evenings, and/or weekends.

For more information about Sky High Ranch please visit our website!


We encourage applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds, including people with disabilities. Our workplace is inclusive, and we strive to create an accessible and accommodating environment for all employees. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations regarding accommodations for disabilities, including the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you are invited to interview and require accommodations, please inform us in advance so that we can make the necessary arrangements to ensure a smooth and accessible interview experience. If you have questions about accessibility or need assistance with the application process, please contact Human Resources at ca*****@gs********.org or 877-404-5708. We are here to help.

Girl Scouts of Colorado celebrates diversity and values the strengths that come with having a diverse community. People from historically marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Girl Scouts of Colorado (GSCO) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: GSCO is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at GSCO are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations where we operate. GSCO will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

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How to Apply

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website. https://gscolorado.workbrightats.com/jobs/1062068-286035.html

Job Types: Temporary. Salaries: Less than 20,000.

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