We have a tremendous team of committed volunteers and hope that you will join or re-join us for this very rewarding experience. You do not have to be a Chef 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 2018.• The dates are: April 9, 23, 30, May 7, 14, 28 and June 4.• The classes take place on Monday mornings in the school classroom you are assigned to.The exception is June 4th 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 23 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 March 5. Please mark your calendars now.
For 2018 we will be in eight, grade 3 classrooms.Kelowna: Belgo Elementary, Dorothea Walker, Elementary, Watson Road Elementary, Casorso ElementaryWest Kelowna: Helen Gorman ElementaryNaramata: Naramata ElementaryPeachland: Peachland ElementaryPenticton: Outma Sqilx'w Cultural School
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. Please feel free to share this message with others who may be interested.
Debbie MacMillanChefs in the Classroom Coordinatorchefsintheclassroom@okanaganchefs.com