Kid Ambassador Program Assistant



Start Date


End Date


Time Commitment

A few hours per week


Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


EKCC Office (partially remote work)
Ellicott City
United States


EKCC is seeking 1-2 enthusiastic volunteer Kid Ambassador Program Assistants. This is a very unique opportunity to gain experience in the areas of education, research, communications, cooking, and nutrition!


  • Work closely with EKCC’s Kid Ambassador & Nutrition Program Coordinator to develop culinary nutrition curriculum for the program year.
  • Support bi-weekly webinars (both on- and off-screen) by posting questions, monitoring chat, stimulating engagement, and providing technical support.
  • Conduct research to identify high-profile subject matter experts who are willing to share their knowledge with Kid Ambassadors during live webinars.
  • Help manage the EKCC Kid Ambassador Facebook group.

Useful Skills & Experience

  • Experience working with kids and/or teenagers
  • Interest in healthy cooking, nutrition, and wellness
  • Good problem-solving ability and creative thinking
  • Great verbal and written communication
  • Online research and interpersonal networking skills
  • Familiarity with any of the following: CrowdCast or other conferencing platforms, graphic design, photo and video-editing, Facebook groups

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Volunteers must be able to commit to serving 5-10 hours per month for at least 6 months (ongoing and additional volunteer opportunities are always available if interested).
  • Must complete a background check (about $40).
  • Must be available Tuesday nights (every other week from 6-8pm) to help conduct live webinars from our office in Ellicott City, MD.
  • Must have flexibility to volunteer remotely as needed via email and/or phone.


  • Training Provided

How To Apply

Email Laura Wellford, Kid Ambassador & Nutrition Program Coordinator, at

Help us get to know you by telling us:

  • Why you are interested in this opportunity
  • What skills and experience you hope to contribute
  • How many hours you can be available per week and when
  • What you hope to learn by working with EKCC

Feel free to include your resume if you have one.