The cafeteria host creates a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere around camp by helping the cook staff organize meals each day. The responsibilities of the cafeteria host include but are not limited to the following:

  • Review all volunteer training resources provided prior to camp
  • Build relationships with the kitchen staff- learn their names, smile, and get to know them!
  • Be a friendly, welcoming face in the cafeteria- make sure participants enjoy their meal experience
  • Help to make sure food is of excellent quality and quantity
  • Monitor trash and cleanliness of cafeteria during mealtimes
  • Set up lunch line in the morning for participants to pack their lunches for the day
  • Help participants clean out their coolers each afternoon
  • Attend daily cafeteria team meeting
  • Commit to developing relationships with participants, Red Shirts, lodging facility staff, cosponsors, and members of the community
  • Serve and support the crew manager and camp director
  • Attend nightly staff meetings
Physical Requirements
  • Able to lift objects up to 50 pounds
  • Capable of working (walking, standing, sitting, etc.) for 10-14 hours per day
  • Prepared to work busy camp days with an average of 5-6 hours of sleep per night