The KIDS in The KITCHEN programs at The KITCHEN at Boston Public Market are designed to be in-depth fun, educational, and interactive way for local school-age children to learn about seasonal cooking, healthy eating, and where their food comes from. These programs helpchildren understand the impact that their food choices have on their bodies, community and planet.
The KITCHEN Education Intern will work closely with KITCHEN staff to advance the program and curriculum development of The KIDS in The KITCHEN programs, including The KITCHEN’s new KIDS in the KITCHEN to Youprogram.
This internship provides the opportunity to gain skills andexperience related to program development, marketing, and planning for school-aged children. We are seeking candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to early childhood education and seasonal eating. Culinary experience is desirable. We are looking for candidates who are eager to learn the nuances of working at a nonprofit organization and who are willing to take on the challenges of a start-up endeavor.
Program Director and Engagement Site Manager
3 month minimum commitment, rolling start
Minimum 25 hours per week, the KITCHEN is open 7 days per week. Some weekend availability is preferable.
General responsibilities may include the following:
· Research and Program Development – work with the KITCHEN’s culinary team to identify areas for growth across KIDS in The KITCHEN programming, including off site opportunities with local schools and other organizations, and help to develop pilot opportunities for testing new program concepts.
· Marketing and Outreach – create information campaigns for concept programs, including flyers, signage, social media content, and other marketing materials.
· Kitchen Support - work with staff on site in support of Kids in The KITCHEN programs including inventory and supply management, signage, and program setup and breakdown when needed.
· Volunteer Management - coordinate with the Engagement Manager to identify volunteer for KIDS in The KITCHEN programs.
· Log internship hours into the Hands on Connect database weekly.
* This is an unpaid position but college credit may be available.
· Experience in early childhood education programming;
· Demonstrated interest in sustainability, conservation, food systems, start-up business experience, and/or the nonprofit sector;
· Currently pursuing or have recently completed an undergraduate degree;
· Strong communication and customer service skills;
· Basic computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of design software including Adobe systems is a plus;
· Highly organized and able to keep track of multiple projects simultaneously;
· Must be a self-starter and strong collaborator;
· Experience in a professional kitchen setting a plus.
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