Cooking Aide (Temporary, Contract)

Closing date: July 19, 2024

Position type: Contract

Status: Accepting Applications

Position NameCooking Aide
TypeTemporary – Contract
Number of Positions2
TermAugust 22 – 26, 2024


The Conklin Resource Development Advisory Committee (CRDAC) is facilitating its 2024 annual Conklin Cultural Harvesting Camp event at Sterner Lake; located 51 kilometers East of Conklin. The CRDAC is seeking to fill various open positions to help us facilitate this years’ Conklin Cultural Harvesting Camp.

Position Type/Hours

This is a temporary – contract position working five days from Thursday, August 22 (set-up), Friday August 23 to Sunday, August 25 (Culture Camp Days), and Monday, August 26 (take-down and clean kitchen, fridges, and dishes). This position will report to the CRDAC Environmental & Events Coordinator or designate. 


The Cooking Aide will assist the Main Cooks in the preparation and coordination of meals for all participants at the Cultural Harvesting Camp while ensuring proper handling, cleanliness and maintenance of all work areas, utensils, and equipment.


  • Must have basic understanding of food preparation and safety.
  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Must have strong time management skills and have the ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to remain neutral in conflicts and diffuse situations in a professional and mature manner.

Working Conditions

  • Moderate physical demands such as standing for long periods of time will require stamina and endurance.
  • This position requires the individual to sleep at the camp site.  Sleeping arrangements will be determined

How to Apply
Please contact Kim Desjarlais at (780) 799-9761 or

Please note that the Cultural Harvesting Camp positions are limited. All names of interested members will be submitted to the Cultural Harvesting Camp Committee for review and selection. Deadline for submission is Friday, July 19, 2024.