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Healthy Food Promotions Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Capital Area Food Bank

  • 4 people are interested

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The Capital Area Food Bank, founded in 1980, is the largest nonprofit food distribution and nutrition education resource in the Washington Metro area; servicing the community through direct service and its network of partner agencies. Starting in the month of November, The Healthy Eating Department seeks volunteers for our Healthy Food Promotions Volunteer Team.

Primary Duties:

Perform cooking demonstrations in our Partner Agency lounge

  • Prepare and hand out samples to customers, as well answer any questions about the products
  • Assist chefs and instructors before, during, and after events in the Learning Center teaching kitchen, including food prep, cooking, and clean up
  • Sort through recipes to add to the FB Recipe Database
  • Shop for food (optional volunteer duty)

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum age requirement 18

  • Basic cooking knowledge and culinary skills
    • Basic knowledge or strong interest in nutrition or health
    • Ability to stand for up to 3 hours during recipe testing, classes, and cooking demonstrations
    • Reliable transportation to and from the CAFB’s main distribution center in NE Washington, D.C.
    • Friendly and comfortable interacting with a wide array of people

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About Capital Area Food Bank


4900 Puerto Rico Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20017, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank is to create access to good, healthy food in every community.


In a region as large as metropolitan Washington, ensuring everyone has access to good, healthy food takes a significant community effort-which is why we partner with over 450 nonprofit organizations in DC and the surrounding region. Together, we provide 30 million meals to almost half a million area residents, every year. And because we know that food alone won’t solve hunger, we also address the root causes of hunger through multiple education programs and innovative service delivery partnerships.

It’s a big undertaking. And it’s all made possible by the generosity of our donors, the hard work of our partners, and the dedication of our volunteers and staff.


Education & Literacy
Health & Medicine
Education & Literacy, Health & Medicine, Hunger


Thu Nov 01, 2012 - Wed Nov 28, 2012


4900 Puerto Rico Ave, NEWashington DC, DC 20017




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