Food Educator VOLUNTEER



Start Date



New York
United States


Company Description

Allergic to Salad is a youth-based culinary program. We offer hands-on, from-scratch CORE- and STEM-based healthy cooking classes to after-school and in-school programs for students aged PreK thru High School.

We realize many claim they are "allergic to salad" a convenient and understandable excuse in this era of pre-packaged industrialized food. Our work combats this widespread "allergy," while increasing skills, technique, and familiarity with healthy foods, and creating a platform for a lifetime of adventurous eating through activity-filled classes.

Job Description

Are you passionate about cooking, healthy eating and educating children? Volunteer with Allergic to Salad!


Allergic to Salad is seeking reliable, self-motivated, independent, fun-loving and kid-loving Volunteer Children's Food Educators to join our team. The Children's Food Educators work closely with Allergic to Salad founder and lead educator as well as the educator assigned to the volunteer with high potential for growth into independent self-led positions. This person(s) is responsible for assisting kids cooking classes with the lead educator. Classes are in various locations around the city -- east Brooklyn, lower Manhattan, Western Queens, for example-- volunteers PICK THEIR OWN schedule/ location (based on availability). Candidate should be a good, clear communicator, flexible and positive team player, outspoken and comfortable working with children.

This is great for someone in the nutrition or education fields, or policy-based programs, looking for more hands-on activities working with kids and increasing their skills while working with one of our dedicated and experienced lead educators.

Seeking educators for the 2018-2019 school year to teach. Most classes available in AFTER SCHOOL hours (2:30 to 6:00pm). Limited in-school offerings.

Duties include:

- Assisting kids cooking events (classes, parties, and special events) for kids aged 2.5 to 16. These classes are HANDS-ON for students -- not demo.

- Possibility for other volunteer opportunities (photographing, filing) -- we're looking for flexible people with a variety of skills!.

Time Commitment:

Flexible/ part-time. Most classes take place AFTER-SCHOOL (3:00- 5:00 PM).


  • Training Provided

How To Apply

Please provide resume and cover letter with interest in the volunteer position.