New Kitchen Volunteer Orientation - May 2022

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  • Date: Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
  • Price: $0.00
  • Location: The Kitchen at Second Harvest
    1234 E Front Ave
    Spokane, Washington 99202
  • Seats Left: 11
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Thank you for your interest volunteering in the Kitchen at Second Harvest.

We thrive on community support and time generously given by dedicated volunteersFrom recipe prep, to leading nutrition education classes, to lending a hand at our Mobile Market food distributions and exciting new Mobile Market Bus! There's an opportunity for everyone! This orientation will include a mini hands-on cooking class, and light scratch-made snacks will be provided. 

The Kitchen will be holding a general volunteer orientation and information session. Come learn about our programs, including cooking classes, our Nutrition Ambassador Community Outreach program, and other opportunities to get you involved with promoting health and nutrition in our community.

Volunteers will leave the session with knowledge of our mission, a snapshot of food insecurity in our region and country, and next steps for getting involved with volunteer opportunities.

Skills / Experience required:

  • Basic cooking knowledge and skills; basic food handling knowledge or ability to learn about food handling
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team as well as one-on-one with clients
  • Strong critical thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving skills
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Willingness to adhere to program policies and team decisions 

This is a hands-on class, so please wear closed-toe shoes and clothing comfortable for a kitchen environment. 

Light snacks will be provided, and more details to follow upon registration.

Questions? Contact our Nutrition Education Manager Melissa Johnson at melissa.johnson@2-harvest.org or call 509.252-6261.

Together we can all make a difference in the lives of our neighbors. 

Registration is now closed for this event.

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