Kids Cooking Instructor

Position: Kids Cooking Instructor

Qualifications: Must be 21 or older. Must be kitchen certified or have someone with you who is.

Volunteers should have the following:

  • Desire to share the joy of cooking  
  • Basic knowledge of nutrition and kitchen appliances
  • Patience and willingness to teach food basics


  • Plan camp/class activities
  • Teach how to cook a simple meal and serve it
  • Chaperone children during meal
  • Instruct proper kitchen clean-up
  • Be a positive role model and mentor

Time Commitment

  • Class will run length of time to include serving meal
  • Camps/Classes may be held when LCC is open

Location of work: Leu Civic Center Kitchen (third floor)

Benefits of Volunteering: 

  • Satisfaction from teaching children about nutrition and basic life skills
  • Free parking and snacks
  • Ongoing training opportunities

Special Qualifications: Must be able to climb stairs. The building has activity areas on
multiple floors and no elevator.

Staff ContactDana Meyer, Volunteer Coordinator
Telephone: 618-566-2175 or 618-566-0055

A background check is required.


Volunteer Signature: ______________________________ Date: ___________________

Supervisor Signature: ____________________________ Date: ___________________