(39.039948,-77.031746)
 

Cause Areas

When

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

Where

Cornerstone Montgomery - Knoll Center1398 Lamberton DriveSilver Spring, MD 20902

About

Cornerstone Montgomery is looking for welcoming, engaging individuals to serve as Kitchen Companion with our clients and staff at the Knoll Center as well as assist the to our Registered Nurse (RN) managing the healthy foods program. The ideal candidates would be able to provide clients with social engagement opportunities as well as fulfill specific administrative duties associated with the bi-weekly healthy cooking classes that take place with clients in some of our supportive living houses. Volunteers need to be able to pay attention to details, be able to successfully integrate into the Cornerstone Montgomery office setting, as well as lend a helping hand as clients learn how to prepare healthy meals on a budget. We are asking for an ongoing commitment of at least 3 months (90 days).

Skills:

  • Ability to communicate to small groups and individuals with comfort/ease

  • Ability to maintain a relaxing and patient persona

  • Ability to read and follow a recipe

  • Considerable Patience and Understanding

  • Have an interest in healthy cooking/healthy living

  • Ability to be organized and methodical in performance of duties

  • Ability to snack, talk and laugh with clients and staff

  • An interest in healthy living/healthy eating is a plus

  • An interest in serving person with mental health disorders is a plus

  • Needs to be dependable and reliable

  • Needs to be available for a daily schedule (both the volunteer and the site supervisor will agree to)

Benefits:

  • Free Parking for volunteers at the house (off street)

  • Ability to interact with clients and Cornerstone Montgomery Staff

  • Letters of Reference [after a period of 3 months of satisfactory work]

  • Community Service Hours

  • Organizational recognition

  • Free Coffee, tea and filtered water available to volunteers

  • Facilities to warm snacks/food on site

  • Change the live of community members striving to maintain mental health recovery

Skills

  • Data Entry
  • Cooking / Catering
  • Transactions
  • Mental Health
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Administrative Support

Good Match For

People 55+ Group

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Daily schedule established by the volunteer

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