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JOIN OUR 2022 VOLUNTEER TEAM!


Volunteers Needed Do you love plant-based food, care for our planet, and enjoy working with kids? EcoCooks Club needs you! About the EcoCooks Club Program

EcoCooks Club is an 8-week program that blends inquiry-based environmental activities with tangible cooking skills to build culinary confidence and sustainable eating habits. Volunteer Positions Available Afterschool Program Assistant 8x Tuesdays, January 25 – March 15, 3:30pm – 7:30pm Homeschool Program Assistant 8x Thursdays, January 27 – March 17, 11:00am – 3:00pm On-Call Program Assistant (to fill in as needed) Start Date Mid-January 2022 for training Location Salvation Army Church, 1480 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna Responsibilities & Duties

  • Assist facilitators as needed including helping to setup tables, cooking stations, food prep and washing dishes

  • Support participants through cooking recipes from start to finish by guiding them to do it themselves while ensuring safety protocols are met

  • Empower participants to take personal actions towards a sustainable world

  • Help to create an energetic and positive learning environment and experience

  • Work collaboratively to continually improve and update the program

Qualifications

  • Strong communication skills to successfully engage participants and interact with parents

  • The ability to adapt quickly to changes and work with minimal supervision

  • Collaboration skills to effectively contribute to a team-based work environment

  • Candidates who have experience working with children/youth and an understanding of sustainability issues are preferred

  • Knowledge of and experience with plant-based cooking and meal preparation is an asset

  • All volunteers must go through a Criminal Record Check and Food Safe Level 1 Certification, paid for by EcoCooks Club.

  • Please note that team members working closely with our participants must be fully vaccinated before the start of our sessions.

To apply If you are interested in applying for a volunteer position, please contact pmurkin@uncf.ca for more information. Thank you for your support!

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