Volunteer with Cook Play Live's Bud Nutrition and Culinary Program for Elementary Kids


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Fri Mar 23, 2018 02:45 PM - Fri May 11, 2018 05:15 PM


1425 Walton AvenueBronx, NY 10452


We need a highly organized, self-motivated, and outgoing volunteer to help us prepare and deliver Cook Play Live’s Buds interactive nutrition and cooking curriculum to 25 elementary schoolers on March 23, April 13, 20, 27, May 4 and 11 from 2:45pm to 5:15pm. We ask that you commit to multiple sessions, ideally all 6.

You will:

  • Engage with and direct elementary schoolers in various activities including meal preparation and nutrition discussions
  • Work as a team with educators to prepare for and implement interactive cooking and healthy eating activities following a provided curriculum
  • Set up food preparation and cooking equipment, supplies, and educational materials
  • Maintain food safety, including cleaning and sanitation of all cooking equipment used in cooking activities

Our ideal volunteer has:

  • Basic knife skills and ability to execute basic cooking techniques
  • Awareness of healthy eating and basic nutrition knowledge
  • Dynamic personality and excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • Ability to stand and walk for extended periods, and carrying heavy and bulky items
  • Experience working with young children (aged 8-10 years) in a group setting is a plus!


  • Cooking / Catering
  • Child Development
  • Teaching / Instruction
  • Nutrition
  • Group Facilitation
  • Youth Services

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Up to 6 sessions, each lasting 2.5 hours

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