Assistant Cook Job Description

SMR hires Assistant Cooks to assist the Lead Cook in our food service operation. Each Assistant Cook  helps with inventory and shopping prior to each retreat as well as meal preparation and cleanup during the retreats. The cooks will prepare meals based on set meal plans. The cooks will normally prepare between 1 and 3 meals a day during retreats for 40-60 adults and children:

– one meal on the first and last day of a retreat

– two or three meals on all the other days of a retreat

The current retreat schedule can be viewed here.

Start Date: Must be available to start on or before May 17, 2022

End Date: August 15, 2022


– A commitment to follow Christ

– A desire to serve the Lord in a family ministry

– Ability to follow directions from a Lead Cook and work with a small team

– Ability to inventory supplies, follow recipes, and wash dishes


– $800 – $1200 per month based on experience, plus housing, utilities, and all meals

– 1 week paid vacation

For Short Term Staff Application click here.

Click here to submit a REFERENCE FORM.


Contact Information:

Val Drown

Phone: 970-249-5774

1670 County Road 858

Cimarron, CO 81220