Position title: Classroom Gardening and Cooking Program Volunteer
Organization: Growing Chefs
Location: Lower Mainland, BC
Assignment goal: Lead a hands-on, interactive classroom gardening and cooking program that teaches kids about healthy food and healthy food systems! We believe in the importance of connecting young children to their food through hands-on learning, getting their hands in the dirt, and teaching them how their food choices impact their personal health and the health of the environment. Get kids excited about growing, cooking, and eating good, nutritious food with Growing Chefs!
Our mission: Connecting chefs, kids, and communities to foster systemic change towards healthy, sustainable, just food practices.
Why we do it:
Key duties and responsibilities:
Position location: An elementary school near you! We work with schools all across the Lower Mainland and will pair you with a school that works for you.
Time commitment: Volunteers will facilitate 4 lessons across 4 consecutive weeks. Lessons will run on the same day and at the same time every week, either in the late morning or early afternoon. Volunteers should expect to dedicate 2 hours a week to volunteering in the classroom.
Before joining us in the classroom, all volunteers must:
Orientation and training: All volunteers must attend an orientation before joining us in the classroom. At the orientation, we will introduce our programs and discuss policies, procedures, and behavioral expectations that our volunteers must abide by when working in schools.
Support and supervision: Volunteer teams will work under the supervision of school staff and Growing Chefs staff while at school. If volunteers need support outside of their scheduled shift, they are welcome to reach out to Growing Chefs’ Volunteer Coordinator, Sam, at email@example.com .
How to apply: Fill out the application form on our website: https://www.growingchefs.ca/volunteer-with-us/. If you have questions about volunteering with Growing Chefs or need support applying, please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
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Current status: Open/apply now. Date posted: Jan 22 2024 ID: 69933