Be a Sprouts Volunteer Chef Instructor!


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Sat Oct 01, 2016 - Fri Mar 31, 2017


Girls Inc of Alameda CountyOakland, CA 94606


Be a Sprouts Chef Instructor!

Share your passion for cooking with the next generation of chefs!

Are you a chef? Do you have professional cooking experience? Do you love working with kids, and want to give back to your community? Come teach cooking classes with Sprouts!

Sprouts Cooking Club is a Bay­ Area Nonprofit that teaches kids from all socio­economic backgrounds what REAL food is all about through hands­-on cooking with REAL chefs from hotshot restaurants like Tartine Bakery, Delfina, and Chez Panisse! We are proud to have Alice Waters and Jamie Oliver on our board of directors!

We are currently looking for volunteer Chef Instructors that are passionate about Alice Water’s mission to educate kids about the importance of nutrition and cooking! You’ll get to work hands-on with our chef kiddos who are so excited to get cookin’ in the kitchen with you! It’s a super rewarding way to use your culinary chops in a fun and exciting environment!

We are looking for motivated, personable instructors interested in nutrition and passionate about cooking. Strong leadership, an appreciation for community service, quick thinking and adaptability to new environments are all key qualities that we look for as we interview potential team members.

We hope you join us for a season of delicious food and tons of cooking with fun and energetic kid chefs!

Dates and Time Commitment

  • 2 to 4 events per month

  • Weekend availability preferred!

  • Weekday availability for our Winter Camp series!

Sample Weekend Schedule:

Sunday Pumpkin Souffle class

11-1PM, with a half hour for setup and cleanup

Sample Winter Camp Schedule:

Tuesday Butternut Squash Soup and Croque Monsieur class

12-3PM, with a half hour for setup and cleanup


  • We partner with Girls Inc in Downtown Oakland at their beautiful kitchen space!

Class Details

  • Class size range from 7-15 kids

  • Ages range between 7-12

  • Lesson plans and ingredients will be provided!

How to Apply

We can’t wait to review your application! Please send the following to our Team Director

  • Resume

  • Cover letter that explains why your skill set, interests/goals, and past experiences are pertinent to the position

Rolling applications! Apply today!


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Child Development
  • Child Care
  • Nutrition
  • Baking
  • Event Planning / Management

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • 2 to 4 events per month!

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