Catering Assistant

Date: 06-Mar-2023

Location: Silverwater, AU

Company: YMCA NSW

Outdoor Education and Camping


Our Outdoor Education and Camping Team create unforgettable experiences for schools, youth and young people in need. From our energetic Outdoor Education Instructors to our friendly Housekeepers, Chefs and Administrators, our people build inspiring, entertaining and educational adventures that encourage healthy behaviours in developing kids. As part of The Y family, you’ll be responsible for the care and safety of our young community – all while running exciting activities like camping, canoeing and rock climbing. You’ll also act as a role model for our young guests, teaching valuable life lessons and leading with honesty and respect. If you’re a lover of outdoorsy-action who’s interested in meaningful work with underprivileged youth, we’ll reward you with an exciting career that’s all about creating life-changing memories for the next generation.


We are now looking for a Catering Assistant to come join the team at our camp site to provide good quality meals and outstanding customer service to our guests.


  • Deliver a high quality of meals for guests
  • Have a full understanding of Food Safety
  • Provide catering and customer service for our beautiful site located on the heritage listed Armory Lodges precinct withing the grounds of Sydney Olympic Park

About your new role:


This is a casual role with Sydney Olympic Park Lodges.  We are looking for a hospitality all rounder who is happy to work both independently or within the team.  

The ideal candidate will be willing to jump in and help wherever required with the opportunity to work duty manager shifts for the right person.

 Key tasks will include:


  •     Meal preparation and food service
  •     Catering to meet dietary requirements
  •     Outstanding customer service to ensure guests needs are met
  •     Accommodation check in/out support

As this is a casual role, the successful candidates will be required to work across a 7-day rotating roster. 
Examples of shift times are below, however please note these are just guidelines.
•    Early morning   5:00AM - 9:00AM
•    Day                  10:00AM - 2:00PM
•    Evening            4:00PM - 9:00PM
Weekend work will be required. To be successful in this role, you must be available to work various early morning, day and evening shifts. 

Additionally, we are looking for someone who is available for minimum 15 hours per week.


You will come with:


  • A willingness to work as part of a team
  • Customer Service experience
  • Own Transport
  • Need to be reliable and committed

To be a stand out candidate you will have:


  • Previous food safety experience.



Who What Y?


The Y NSW is a profit-for-purpose organisation focused on healthy living, social impact and empowering young people. We operate 24 recreation centres, 53 out-of-school-hours care services, and two camping locations which employ 1,500 staff across NSW –  and fund our diverse range of enriching community programs.

We believe in building a diverse, inclusive workforce that reflects the communities we serve. We encourage people of all genders, ages, religions, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and cultures, including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, to apply.


Vaccination Policy

This position involves direct contact with vulnerable persons who have an increased risk of COVID-19, including children. It is a condition of employment that successful applicants provide evidence of compliance with YMCA NSW's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy prior to commencing.


Commitment to Safeguarding

 At the Y, we are committed to empowering all Children and Young People to feel safe and be safe, at the Y, in their families and in their communities. As such, we embed Safeguarding into everything that we do to make sure Children and Young People are kept at the front of our minds in all our programs and services. We also ensure that all our candidates are appropriately screened to make sure that the right people are in the right roles to keep our children and young people safe. 

To learn more about our Commitment to Safeguarding Statement and our screening processes, click here.