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Food Service Director / Shift Leaders

YMCA Hayo-Went-Ha Camps operates two summer camp kitchens, one near Bellaire and the other just south of Traverse City between Mid May - mid-August.

We are seeking motivated, responsible, and experienced Food Service Director / Shift Leaders to help manage our food service. 

Successful applicants will be working closely with the head cook, preparing, serving, and managing staff for up to 3 - 6 days a week. (Prefer 6 days but can be flexible) 

Competitive salary based on experience.


The position requires the ability to facilitate the duties and responsibilities of creating, implementing, and maintaining the foodservice needs for the Camp's Food Service Program, providing the camp with clean, comfortable surroundings, ensuring correct timing, quantity, and that the quality is accurately provided for all meal periods and special requests.

This position requires an outgoing personality, a sense of urgency, and a willingness to engage with both staff and campers for all the food service needs for the summer season. 

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Follow menus and preparation guidelines

  • Communication

  • Upholding Standards of Cleanliness, Service, & Quality

  • Managing Staff

  • Follow the YMCA Hayo-Went-Ha camps comprehensive Camp Food Training Program

  • Attend related in-service training and staff meetings as required

  • Ensures that production is accurate in timing, quantity, and quality

  • Supervises food service staff 

  • Enjoy the challenge of a high-volume production kitchen and dining facility

  • Get excited about being a part of a team and community

  • Clean Background Check

  • Minimum of three professional references are required with application submission

Contact HWH Camps at 231 544-5915 or email questions to

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