Opportunities to Work with Us

Are you looking for a ministry opportunity and a place to serve? Check out Coldwater and consider serving at Mink Lake this summer. If you have a heart for people and want to work alongside people who love to serve, then consider investing in the Coldwater outdoor leadership ministry. We help young leaders mature through outdoor experiences. This could be your ministry this summer!

Food Services Coordinator

Structure of Position: Full-time Seasonal, May 9 – August 1.  Additional Fall hours available.

Location: Mink Lake Wilderness Camp, Grand Marais, MN

Direct Supervisor: Mink Lake Wilderness Camp On-site supervisor

Supervisory Responsibilities: Kitchen Management and Hospitality Intern, Volunteers

Hours of work:

Hours as needed.  Typically, the coordinator will work a Lunch – Supper shift and manage staff for the Breakfast – Lunch shift.  This is flexible depending upon experience and organization.  Hours will vary depending on activities and programs taking place at Mink Lake.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Food Planning/Ordering
  2. Kitchen Management/Organization
  3. Meal Prep/Cooking
  4. Attend scheduled staff meetings and trainings as available.
  5. Always represent Coldwater Foundation in an appropriate manner.
  6. Additional responsibilities as designated by the MLWC On-site supervisor.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum age of 20
  • Complete SafeServ training (Complete in Grand Marais, or in home community before starting work at Mink Lake)
  • Previous experience cooking for large groups preferred
  • Ability to delegate tasks
  • Good organization skills and time management
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Commitment to Christian faith and lifestyle

Wage dependent upon experience. Room and board are provided at Mink Lake. The Food Service Coordinator will plan a week off, timing of which is flexible. There are also opportunities for the Food Service Coordinator to participate in a Coldwater paddle trip.

If interested, contact Coldwater Foundation Executive Director Kevin Sutton at 218.370.8864 or kevin@coldwaterfoundation.org.