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Downtown Rock HillRock Hill, SC 29732


This is an opportunity in Rock Hill, SC. The Children's Attention Home is a residential program that serves children ages birth through 21 who have been removed from their homes because of abuse, abandonment, or neglect.

DESCRIPTION: Cooking Instructors share their knowledge and skills by teaching our residents how to select, purchase, and prepare meals.


  1. Minimum age-21
  2. Previous experience as a home cook or professional chef
  3. A friendly and professional demeanor
  4. Exhibit excellent level of responsibility, reliability, and punctuality


Friends of the Kitchen commit to a monthly visit for 3-4 hours on the evenings or weekends.

DRESS CODE: Must wear closed toe non-slip shoes and comfortable relaxed attire.


  1. Follow all rules, regulations, and policies of the Home.
  2. Plan, lead, and implement cooking classes for a small group of 6-8 teen residents.
  3. Break down recipe steps into simple, doable tasks so that each class participant can be involved in food preparation/cooking at a 'cooking station’.
  4. Demonstrate and teach the following skills: proper knife handling skills, various cooking methods, food safety, recipe reading and sanitation practices.
  5. Highlight and supplement culinary information with your own nutrition/health knowledge and experience.

Please be sure to provide the following information:

  • contact number
  • best time to reach you
  • days/times you are available to serve
  • skills/previous experience in a similar role

Volunteers that serve in this capacity must be 21 years of age and are required to complete an application, background check ($16 fee), as well as attend a (1) hour volunteer orientation.

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Sharada Abraham, at sabraham@attentionhome.org for more information.

We also encourage you to follow us on Facebook or visit our website at www.attentionhome.org.


  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Youth Services
  • General Education

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 21
  • 3-4 hours per quarter

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