Part-time Summer Volunteer at Culinary Training Program



Start Date


End Date


Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


23 Bradston Street
United States


Volunteer with NECAT's Student Services


The New England Center for Arts and Technology (NECAT) is a non-profit that operates a Culinary Arts Job Training Program in Boston and Everett that helps chronically unemployed adults bridge the skills gap and enter the workforce on a career track towards economic self-sufficiency. The 16-week program is offered free of tuition cost to individuals who face significant challenges, including lack of training, homelessness, prior incarceration and substance abuse. 

The Need

May - September 2018

NECAT seeks a volunteer to assist our Director of Student Services with essential administrative duties. At any given time, NECAT has up to 50 - 60 enrolled students. The four-month training program is comprehensive and covers culinary training in the classroom and lab settings, hands-on kitchen experience, as well as extensive job readiness training and career coaching.

We are looking for a volunteer through out summer 2018 to help approximately 8 hours/week. We can be flexible about the schedule, for example, hours could make one full day or two half-days per week. The person in this role will provide student service support such as:

  • Database entry
  • Calling prospective students
  • Following up with student file document collecting
  • Helping set up career fair events

Our students face significant challenges, including chronic unemployment, lack of training, homelessness, prior incarceration and substance abuse. We graduate 65% of each program and find jobs for 80% of those graduates. You can help us get to an 100% success rates!

No experience in education or workforce development is necessary. Just a passion for our mission!

How To Apply

Please email expressing your interest in the position and a resume.