“Good Food in Action” profiles a food-based non-profit and highlights a current “culanthropy” (culinary volunteer) opportunity within in the organization. These posts are great for CulinaryCorps alumni looking to engage after a trip as well as cooks/chefs/culinary students who want to get involved in their community.
Here’s this week’s pick:
Organization/Program: Seeds in the Middle
Volunteer Opportunity: Cooking Summer School Instructor
Location: New York, New York
Start Date: Summer 2011
Time Commitment: Varies
Seeds in the Middle, named by fourth graders in central Brooklyn, inspires parents, educators, students and their community to access all the opportunities New York City has to offer, beginning with improving their health, enhancing arts education and greening their cheap oakley sunglasses environment. We are joyful, respectful, educational and engaging. Seeds in the Middle inspires parents, educators, students and their community to access all the opportunities New York City has to offer, beginning with improving their health, enhancing arts education and greening their environment.
Seeds in the Middle is currently seeking volunteers to conduct culinary classes as part of its mission to inspire and promote access to healthy choices for at-risk, low-income communities fighting obesity, heart disease, diabetes and limited access to all the elements needed to promote well-being. Classes will run on different schedules throughout the summer.
To Apply: Please contact Nancie Katz at firstname.lastname@example.org.