Trainings and Events

Visit the Events and Training page of the NEW Cooking Matters Michigan website
http://www.cookingmattersmi.org/events-and-training/

We’re looking forward to your feedback!

New Volunteer Orientation and Training
Monday, August 8, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Gleaners Community Food Bank
2131 Beaufait, Detroit, MI 48207

New Volunteer Orientation and Training
Saturday, August 19, 2017
10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Gleaners Community Food Bank
2131 Beaufait, Detroit, MI 48207

Please email Carolyn Sagi if you wish to attend New Volunteer Training and Orientation.

Open Meeting: Cooking Matters Volunteer Advisory Committee
Monday, November 13, 2017
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Gleaners Community Food Bank
2131 Beaufait, Detroit, MI 48207

The Cooking Matters Michigan Volunteer Advisory Committee at Gleaners Community Food Bank draws on volunteer experience and expertise to strengthen Cooking Matters in Southeast Michigan, and develop best practices for a strong and sustainable volunteer program.
The committee is composed of 7 members: two Culinary Instructors, Nutrition Instructors, Classroom Assistants, and one position which rotates among volunteer positions. Advisory Committee members volunteer for one or two year terms.
On Monday, November 13th, the committee will be reviewing 2017 progress, welcoming new committee members, graduating committee members as alumni, and THANKING ALL INVOLVED!
We welcome you to please join us!

Cooking Matters at the Store Training
TBD
For the first half, there will be a training and orientation followed by a mock grocery store tour.
Please email Jake Williams if you wish to attend.

Online Training Resources
Share Our Strength offers additional training modules online. Click the topics below to view additional resources and instruction.

Introduction

Effective Instructor Techniques

Start with a Strong Knowledge Base
Share Information Effectively
Use Your Resources
Learn from Experts
Manage the Classroom
Be Safe and Prepared

Learner-Centered Classroom

Learner-Centered Classes
Work with Adult Learners
About Facilitated Dialogue
Use Facilitated Dialogue

Connect with Your Audience

Connect Across Cultures
Understand Food Security
Understand Poverty

Video Resources

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