Nutrition & Culinary Volunteers

This is a great opportunity to introduce healthy eating habits and the joys of cooking to groups of 25 participants.

We need highly organized, self-motivated, and outgoing volunteers to help us prepare for and deliver Cook Play Live’s age-specific multi-cultural and interactive curriculum.

You will:

  • Work as a team with a Staff Educators to prepare for and implement interactive cooking and healthy eating activities following a provided curriculum
  • Set up food preparation and cooking equipment, supplies, and educational materials
  • Share your knowledge about origins, culinary uses and/or health benefits of ingredients
  • Maintain food safety, including cleaning and sanitation of all cooking equipment used in cooking activities
  • Engage with and direct workshop participants schoolers in various activities including meal preparation

Our ideal volunteer has:

  • Basic knife skills and ability to execute basic cooking techniques
  • Experience or training in nutrition or cooking for large groups
  • Dynamic personality and excellent presentation, interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods, and carrying heavy and bulky items
  • Knowledge of or enthusiasm about food and nutrition issues as part of multi-cultural healthy living is a plus!

Volunteers typically commit to six weekly sessions lasting 2.5 hours each and work with the same participants each session.


Let us know how you're interested in Volunteering!

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