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Blend: Cook, Eat, Share CIC

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We are a community interest company based in Sheffield providing quality catering, employability and wellbeing services.

Children and Family Support Buddy - Cookery Club

This opportunity is ongoing, with no end date.

Promote positive family time and healthier eating habits by helping out at our BBC Children in Need funded cookery clubs. This weekly club encourages children and parents to bond while learning to cook healthy and tasty dishes. Volunteers help them to join in and signpost to other family support.

What skills do I need?

To be friendly, caring and responsible. Able to engage with children Good spoken & written English skills.

What will I gain?

Free meal at cookery club sessions Personal development plan Experience working in schools Opportunity to attend a fun Blend Away Day and the Xmas Party 50% Blend Catering discount Increase your skills & experience, confidence and self-esteem Understanding of the community sector Reference

Training and support

You will benefit from full training, which includes 2 x 3-hour sessions and ongoing training. You should be available to attend all the training. Regular supervision and support.

Time commitment

Once per week between 2:30pm and 5:00pm term time, on a Monday or Tuesday. For 1 or more terms. During 2017 the project will run on MONDAYs.







DBS (criminal records) check



Various primary schools across Sheffield

Travel information

Transport links from the City Centre. Travel Expenses will be paid for volunteers, up to the cost of a CityWide Day ticket. Locations change each school term. 2017 Location: Westnall Rd, Sheffield S5 0AA Buses: 88, 75, 76, 20, 97, 98
  • CausesChildren and families, Foodbanks and food poverty, Health
  • FrequencyEvery week
  • WhenMonday afternoon
  • Skills and InterestsAdvice and information, Communication skills, Hands-on tasks, Listening, Teaching
  • Careers and AspirationsMedicine and healthcare, Social work, Third sector and charity work

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