Cooking Matters Class Assistant
Location: Family First
Duties: Cooking Matters Colorado is a nutrition education program that fights hunger by teaching families how to make healthy and budget-wise food choices. Volunteers help to create a long-term solution to hunger by giving families the confidence and ability to be more self-sufficient, improve their eating habits, and food budgeting skills.
Position responsible for assisting with Cooking Matters classroom set-up, operation, and clean-up. Helps to unload groceries, supplies and equipment. Arranges tables and chairs as necessary, sanitizes surfaces. Prepares cooking materials and supplies for classroom instruction. Assists with classroom clean-up.
Qualifications: Successful completion of application and interview.
Successful completion of appropriate screenings including criminal background check.
Completes program orientation and position specific training.
Dress code is business casual with comfortable shoes.
Must enjoy interacting with participants and families.
Serve as a positive role model for participants in classroom.
The position is flexible roughly three hours per week during 6 week class series schedule.
Maintains participant and family confidentiality.
Ability to be nonjudgmental and empathetic.
Good listening and communication skills.
Completes ans submits volunteer hours to position supervisor monthly.
Abides by all Hilltop policies/procedures and Code of Conduct.
Notifies supervisor if not able to make scheduled visits.
Maintains open communication with other team members-reporting all concerns to supervisor.
Participates in volunteer check-in meeting with supervisor.
Directions: To find out more about this position contact the Hilltop Manager of Volunteer Services at 970-244-0659 or complete a volunteer application on the Hilltop website: www.htop.org.

Hilltop Volunteer Benefits include:

Experience, training and new skills for professional development
Build relationships and become part of a team
Opportunity for promotion and more responsibility with assignments
Personal recognition for service and invitations to special events
Free flu shots
Address: Cooking Matters
The Family Resource Center
1129 Colorado Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Web site:www.htop.org