Teen Kitchen Project
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities
P.O. Box 1853 Soquel, CA 95073
Active Opportunities (1)
Soquel, CA 95073
Thank you for your interest in being a TKP Volunteer! All adult volunteers are required to provide proof of COVID 19 Vaccine before they may participate in our program. Delivery Angels are always needed. Here is what the Delivery Angel job entails: This is one of the most essential volunteer positions at Teen Kitchen Project, because the Delivery Angels are responsible for making sure that the meals our teens prepare are delivered promptly and with love to our clients. Responsibilities: Being prompt and responsive to emails. Keeping confidential all information about Teen Kitchen clients. Reflecting the Teen Kitchen culture of love, respect, and nurturing to our clients and families. Being dependable in your commitment, including being on time on delivery days. Being flexible, having a good sense of humor and an inclination to persevere. Ensuring that no person under the age of 18 delivers or accompanies a Delivery Angel. Providing a copy of your driver's license and proof of insurance. An overview of what this job entails: Before delivery day: The Delivery Angel signs up for delivery shifts using the Google link provided. The Friday before the week of the deliveries, the Client Manager emails your delivery route information to you. If you are not needed that week, you will also be notified of that. You can use Google Maps or GPS to get directions. If you are unfamiliar with map applications, please contact the Client Manager and they can assist you. On delivery day: Delivery Angels pick up the client food bags from the kitchen between 12:45 and 1:00 p.m. On Mondays and Wednesdays at 2880 Research Park Drive, Suite 200 (Ohlsen Foods Kitchen) in Soquel, or on Thursdays at 412 East Riverside Drive, Watsonville (Community Development Corporation's Kitchen Incubator). Deliver bags to the clients on your list. You will deliver to 4 to 8 clients. We engage is NO CONTACT DELIVERIES. You will be given more information on what this means- basically we deliver meals to the doors of homes and call the clients from our car for them to come get the meals. We do not enter homes or apartment buildings during delivery. Thank you! Your contribution of time and energy and love are an essential part of the Teen Kitchen Project experience for our clients. Thank you for helping to provide healing meals to people in need. Get Involved...Select the Red "Express Interest" button below **This is a Referral Opportunity, which means it is run directly by one of our nonprofit partners. Once you express interest, someone from the partner organization should follow up with you shortly to discuss confirming you as a volunteer for this opportunity.
Date Posted: Apr 21, 2023
The Teen Kitchen Project (TKP) is a nonprofit organization that builds healthier communities through food. TKP brings young people into the kitchen to learn to cook medically tailored meals. The meals they prepare are delivered to individuals and families who are in crisis due to a life-threatening illness like cancer. We serve families in Santa Cruz County, California.
Our current needs are: -Experienced adult mentor chefs to help our teens in the kitchen. Chefs should have a knowledge of whole foods cooking and be available from 10:30AM-2:30PM on Mondays or Tuesdays. -Flower pick up from a cooler in Watsonville on Tuesday mornings, delivering to our kitchen by noon. -Container sanitizing on Mondays from 10:30AM-noon. All volunteer opportunities have a interview process. Volunteers who will be working with teens will have a background check.
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