We have a tremendous team of committed volunteers and hope that you will join us for this very rewarding experience. You do NOT have to be a Chef or a member of the Okanagan Chefs Association to participate. We have farmers, nutritionists, gardeners, home cooks, parents and others who contribute to the success of Chefs in the Classroom.
Please read the following information before completing the application form: • Classes begin in April 2019• The dates are: April 15 (April 8 for Naramata and Trout Creek), 29; May 6, 13; June 3, 10.• The classes take place on Monday mornings in the school classroom you are assigned to.The exception is June 10th which is the graduation and field trip to a farm.• The classes and the graduation/field trip are each a 3-4 hour commitment.• Each school has a team made up of 2 Chefs and 4 Support Members.• There are approximately 24 students in the class. There may be some combination classes of Grades 2/3/4. Our curriculum is geared to the Grade 3 level.• Orientation for all volunteers is April 1st. Please mark your calendars now.
For 2019 we will be in ten, grade 3 classrooms.Kelowna: Belgo, Dorothea Walker, Watson Road, Casorso, PearsonWest Kelowna: Helen GormanNaramata ElementaryPeachland ElementarySummerland: Trout Creek Elementary
Your team is counting on you to meet the commitment outlined above with exceptions for illness, vacation or unforeseen circumstances.
If you are able to make this commitment, please complete the application form at your earliest convenience as we are assigning volunteers with the schools now. If you have volunteered with us before, please visit our Returning Volunteer Application at ChefsintheClassroom.com.
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