Catering Coordinator, Our Chalet Switzlerand

Catering Coordinator
Based at Our Chalet, Adelboden, Switzerland
Salary CHF 1,860 per month, Temporary Contract for 3 months

Our Chalet is the first World Centre of WAGGGS (World Association of Girl Guides and Girl Scouts). It is an international training centre and gathering place for Guides and Scouts as well as non-members, providing opportunities for staff and guests to experience the outdoor environment and develop personal and leadership skills. Our Chalet offers accommodation, international volunteering programmes, internships, employment opportunities and a wide range of programme activities.

The Catering Coordinator will be responsible for menu planning, food ordering, meal preparation and kitchen health, safety and hygiene as well as training and supervision of the volunteer staff working in the kitchen.

This position requires experience in food preparation and catering, working with young people, ability to work in an international team, excellent interpersonal, organisational and time management skills. Fluency in written and spoken English is essential, with a working knowledge of German desirable.

This is a contract position for 3 months. Work permit/visa restrictions apply to applicants from outside the European Union (EU).

A salary and benefit package is offered and includes staff accommodation and meals during working hours.

Closing date for completed applications is until filled.

To apply for the Catering Coordinator position at Our Chalet please send your current resume with details of relevant work experience and qualifications, contact details, nationality and Guide/Scout member organization, if applicable.

Please enclose the cover letter detailing how you address the requirements of the position and why you think you are suited to work at Our Chalet.


Expected start date is August 2014 (specific date negotiable).


Please send your completed application to:

Korana Kovacevic
Deputy World Centre Manager
Our Chalet
Hohliebeweg 1
3715 Adelboden
SWITZERLAND