Learn about healthy cooking and teach others by becoming a Master Food Volunteer


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Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

Pennino Building 10th floor kitchen12011 Government Center Parkway Ste 1050Fairfax, VA 22035
Master Food Volunteers in training

About

DO YOU: Love to cook? Enjoy volunteering? Want to learn more about nutrition and wellness? Want to make a difference in your community? We are looking for committed and enthusiastic volunteers who want to learn about better nutrition.

BECOME A MASTER FOOD VOLUNTEER!

  1. Apply for and complete a four-day Master Food Volunteer training course
  2. Identify volunteer opportunities that suit your skills and interests
  3. Reciprocate 30 hours of service within one year of training

OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE

  • Cooking demonstrations Farmers’ market displays
  • Health fairs Education at food distribution sites
  • Nutrition and cooking classes for youth, adults, and seniors
  • In-school and afterschool programs
  • Create your own!

Next training takes place Fridays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2018, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. - Applications are due February 23, 2018. Participants are required to attend all four training dates and complete homework to fulfill to 30 hour training requirement. Application and more information at:

https://arlington.ext.vt.edu/programs/master-food-volunteer.html

Skills

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Nutrition

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • Applications due Feb. 23, 2018, http://arlington.ext.vt.edu/programs/master-food-volunteer.html

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