(34.9697,-81.0606)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Downtown Rock HillRock Hill, SC 29732

About

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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  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

TIME COMMITMENT REQUIRED:

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.

TASKS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  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.

Skills

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

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

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

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