Cooking Matters at the Store (CMATS) Volunteers

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No Kid Hungry CMATS
199 Summit Ave
Jersey City, NJ
Posted: March 27 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 20 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Are you passionate about nutrition and healthy eating? Do you want to make a difference? Do you want to learn new skills?

Share your knowledge and lead 30 minute healthy grocery store tours for adults in Jersey City! You will be helping families to make healthier choices at the grocery store while remaining within their food budget so they can lead healthier lives without breaking the bank.

After a brief training, you will become a Tour Leader and be able to discuss healthy shopping and nutrition topics including:

- identifying 3 ways to buy produce on a budget

- reading nutrition labels, comparing unit prices

- finding whole grains.

As a Tour Leader, you will:

- Complete web-based and in-person trainings

- Work with CMATS coordinator to organize tours

- Administer select program materials

- Conduct 30 minute store tours including $10 challenge activity

Requirements

Prospective volunteers (Tour Leaders) are required to fill out an application and complete a web-based and/or in-person training session prior to leading tours. There is a minimum commitment of 5 tours (approx 1.5 hrs each) over a 6 month period. Must be at least 18 years old. Bi-lingual preferred but not required.

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