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The Camphill School

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Do you love to cook? The Camphill School is seeking volunteers to cook lunch for our students during the week. All students are treated to a home cooked meal each day in one of the many residential houses on our campus. Our meals are all organic using fresh ingredients - some of which are even grown at our operational farm! Volunteers are needed for a flexible but consistent schedule Monday through Friday from 10 am to 12:30 pm for the 2019-2020 school year. Orientation and training will be provided; background checks and clearances are required.
Volunteers are welcome to enjoy lunch with students and staff!

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About The Camphill School

Location:

1784 Fairview Road, Glenmoore, PA 19343, US

Mission Statement

The Camphill School’s mission is to create wholeness for children and youth with developmental disabilities through education, extended family living, and therapy so that they may be better understood, they may more fully unfold their potential, and they may meaningfully participate in life.

Description

Serving children with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Camphill School is a licensed and approved private school that offers individualized education and therapy in an extended family setting. We offer residential and day academic and prevocational programs, as well as therapeutic care, for children in kindergarten through grade twelve. We also offer a Transition Program for young people ages eighteen to twenty-one. Our educational and vocational programs focus on bringing the arts and academics to life, weaving hands-on activities with skill building.

The Camphill ideal is to engage all the members of each community in meeting their own needs, as well as those of the community at large, to whatever extent their abilities allow. With heavy emphasis on experiential learning, the students learn academics in engaging ways. They learn how to play the piano, recorder, or hand bells; they stage concerts, dramatic performances, and elaborate puppet shows. They help with costumes and construct sets. Students here partake in woodworking, weaving, pottery, sewing, and gardening. The student run Beaver Farm produces all the beef, pork, chicken, and eggs needed by The Camphill School. They also learn food processing and cater meals with the produce they grow.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

1784 Fairview RoadGlenmoore, PA 19343

(40.13608,-75.70631)
 

SKILLS

  • Cooking / Catering
  • Hospitality
  • Special Needs

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 2.5 hours a week
  • Ability to cook for a large group, approximately 20 people.

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