Kitchen assistants support Head & Seasonal Cooks in the tasks of daily kitchen operation, including but not limited to:
food preparation; cooking and baking; Dining Hall upkeep; sanitation tasks; cultivating an inviting and caring atmosphere
both inside the kitchen and in the Dining Hall. This position can be physically demanding, with multiple hours spent on
your feet and the necessity of carrying things up and down stairs. The kitchen is also a very social environment, so those
who prefer social work environments will find this position particularly satisfying. Kitchen Assistants work under the
supervision of Head Cooks, Seasonal Cooks, and Food Services Lead.
About Holden Village
Holden Village is a retreat center nestled in a forested valley at 3,200 feet in the North Cascade mountains of Washington State. Holden Village welcomes people of all ages, ethnicities, faiths and backgrounds to the wilderness to form and renew their relationships with God, the earth, and each other.
Join Holden Village Staff for a few weeks, a whole summer, a few months or a year or two! Holden offers both paid and volunteer opportunities in a wide variety of fields. All positions come with full room and board and internet access. Additional compensation and other benefits are assigned based on position and length of service.