A few hours per week
Short-Term (few weeks/months)
Cooking Matters® is a groundbreaking nutrition-education program that connects families with food by teaching them how to prepare nutritious and delicious meals on a limited budget. Professional chefs and nutritionists volunteer their time and expertise to lead hands-on courses that show adults, teens, and kids how to purchase and prepare nutritious foods in healthful, safe, and tasty ways. This knowledge can mean the difference between feeding families just for one night and eradicating food insecurity for good
Cooking Matters Nutrition Instructors teach adults, kids, and teens how to make healthy choices using the lesson plans for provided in the Cooking Matters curricula. Click here for a description of the nutrition instructor requirements and responsibilities.
Nutrition instructors are usually either graduates of or enrolled in a dietetics program, or have at least two years experience working in nutrition or dietetics.
Courses are six weeks long, and instructors are needed for three hours each week. The classes are hosted by partner sites in Livingston, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, and Wayne counties.
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