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Education Intern Allergic to Salad +2 more

  • Date Posted August 22, 2019
  • Location New York City, NY
  • Category Education
  • Job type Part-Time
Company description Allergic to Salad is a health-based youth culinary program. We offer hands-on, from-scratch CORE- and STEM-based cooking classes to after-school and in-school programs for students aged pre-K through 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. Internship description

Are you passionate about cooking, and educating children? Join the Allergic to Salad team! We are currently seeking a reliable, self-motivated, independent, food-loving intern for the 2019-20 school year. Collaborating closely with our founder, program officer, and partnership coordinator, this person should be a dynamic self-starter who’s ready to jump into the classroom and assist our educators with a variety of cooking classes. Working with our team in schools and community centers across Manhattan and Brooklyn, the intern will have several responsibilities, which include:

  • Assisting kids' cooking events (classes, parties, and special events) for children aged 2.5 to 16
  • Supervising and aiding children during cooking while discussing relevant food topics
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with both parents and children
  • Maintaining a positive, safe, supportive and welcoming environment
  • Helping the lead educator keep class running smoothly, as well as facilitating clean-up afterward
 

Skills & Strengths

  • Ideal for someone currently enrolled in a four-year or advanced degree program
  • Fun-loving and kid-loving a must
  • Some background working with children preferred, but willing to train the right candidate 
  • Basic kitchen/cooking and food knowledge, with the ability to explain these concepts to children
  • Flexible, with ability to improvise, if needed
  • Positive attitude and willingness to go with the flow
  • Excellent time-management skills, punctuality a must
  • Love of food, cooking, nutrition, education and learning about different cultures

We’re looking for someone with availability for at least two weekday afternoons. Classes are located in Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Compensation this position is : salaried, $15/hr +
Application instructions
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DeadlineSeptember 04, 2019

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