NYC Program Coordinator



Start Date


End Date


Time Commitment

Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)


Short-Term (few weeks/months)


United States


Sprouts Cooking Club is expanding its cooking classes and culinary events to NYC! We are looking for a standout individual to help build and execute our youth culinary programs on the East Coast. By working alongside leading chefs, restaurants, and markets in Manhattan and Brooklyn, you will be a key player in creating the culinary experiences that will shape the future generation of creative cooks and thoughtful eaters!

Your Role:

Alongside the Sprouts Founder and NYC Director, you will work closely to build, plan, and execute Sprouts’ cooking class programming in NYC. This will include scoping out restaurants and chefs for future partnerships, communicating with Sprouts restaurant partners to organize events, researching potential partners and pitching the Sprouts mission, and serving as a liaison between our communities of families, partners, and sponsors.

Professional Growth:

This is a unique opportunity to be on the ground floor of a culinary nonprofit that is starting up a new branch of programming in an exciting and diversified market. We will work with you individually to make sure that your skillset is highlighted and your goals for personal and professional growth are met!

As one of the initial NYC team members, your voice will be valued and your opinion heard. We will rely on your ideas, questions, and suggestions to create our NYC program structure. Whether your interests are in business, cooking, community impact, nutrition, leadership, or youth, we will develop tasks and roles for you that will highlight your passions. Let us help you brainstorm the best ways to maximize your time with us!

Sample Tasks:

  • Write and format flyers, newsletters, and blog posts to share upcoming events and cooking classes with our community
  • Communicate with parents, chefs, restaurants, and sponsors to plan events and organize ingredient donations
  • Create lesson plans and recipes for after-school cooking classes that range from Kindergarten to 8th grade
  • Stay up-to-date on food news, restaurant openings, and other relevant happenings in the NYC food community
  • Find creative ways to approach markets, farmers, and food organizations with the possibility of partnership
  • Research and reach out to local restaurants, chefs, markets, and farmers that would be good partners and sponsors for our cooking classes
  • Stay up-to-date on food news, restaurant openings, and other relevant happenings in the NYC food community
  • Work alongside the NYC Director to brainstorm unique ways to engage local sponsors and restaurants

Skills and Requirements:

The ideal candidate is familiar with the NYC food scene and has a strong interest in becoming engaged with restaurants, schools, and the local NYC community. You must be incredibly organized and able to keep a positive, productive attitude.

Preferable qualifications:

  • Strong writing, communication, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and social media platforms
  • Knowledge of the culinary scene in New York City, including restaurants, magazines, blogs, etc.
  • Passion for food, cooking, nutrition, and education
  • Focused independent worker who can also collaborate well with a team
  • Those majoring in food studies, communications, and writing are strongly encouraged to apply


10-15 hours a week, 5 month commitment, with possibility of extending through Spring.

Work remotely.


$150 monthly stipend; school credit is available. A letter of recommendation from Sprouts NYC Director will be awarded upon completion of the internship.




Stipend Provided

How To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to our team manager at