Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Daycare/Headstart Cook

October 27, 2022

Community Posting

Kinistin Saulteaux Nation

Kinistin Daycare/Headstart Employment Opportunity

POSITION: Full Time Cook

Under the authority of the Daycare/Headstart Coordinator, the cook provides food services in the Child Care Center, based on the Aboriginal /Canada’s Food Guide, and in accordance with the center’s philosophy and policies.


  • Plan well-balanced and economical menus, with assistance from the STC Nutritionist
  • Display 4-week menu and the daily menu on the parent board; keep them on file
  • Prepare lunches as well as morning and afternoon snacks based on traditional and non-traditional menus, following the Canada Food Guide
  • Identify food requirements and make a shopping list of required food/ kitchen supplies
  • Ensure purchase of high-quality foods and store foods properly
  • Help Daycare and Headstart staff serve food at mealtimes
  • Adapt menus for children who have allergies
  • Keep the kitchen and dining room clean
  • Clean dishes, utensils and cooking equipment according to EHO requirements
  • Make sure that appliances are used correctly, and kept clean / sanitary
  • Attend to the children occasionally when requested by the Daycare Coordinator
  • Attend staff meetings
  • May be entrusted with any other tasks and responsibilities inherent in the function


  • Knowledge of techniques of traditional and non-traditional cooking and kitchen management (meal planning, stock-keeping, purchasing etc.)
  • Knowledge of the nutritional requirements of children
  • Safe Food Handling certificate and knowledge of the Canada Food Guide
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Certificate
  • First Aid/CPR, Level C Certificate
  • If required to work with children to cover staff breaks, must complete Early Childhood Orientation (120 hours program) during their first year of employment
  • Completion of the Nutrition Coordinator Independent Study Course, offered by North West Regional College would be an asset

Deadline for Applications: Until Filled

Submit a resume, and cover letter via email, mail, or fax to:

Loretta Nippi                                                            Human Resources

Daycare/Headstart Coordinator                             Kinistin Saulteaux Nation

Kinistin Daycare/Headstart Center                        P.O Box 2590

P.O Box 2590                                                            Tisdale, SK

Tisdale, SK                                                               S0E 1T0

S0E 1T0                                                                     Email:

Email:                                Fax: (306) 873-5235

Fax: (306) 873-2887


Cyrus Smokeyday


Kinistin Education Center

P.O Box 2590

Tisdale, SK

S0E 1T0


Fax: (306)873-2887


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Applicants are required to state how they meet the eligibility requirements in their cover letter.

* Internal postings are STC employment opportunites – open to qualified members of Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Mistawasis First Nation, Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Muskoday First Nation, One Arrow First Nation, Whitecap Dakota First Nation, Yellow Quill First Nation, or current permanent employees of the Saskatoon Tribal Council.

* External postings are STC employment opportunites – open for application by the general public

* Community Postings are STC member First Nation employment opportunities – open for application by the general public

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