Help Wanted! Volunteer Training for Extension Master Food Volunteer Program

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2020 training dates are as follows:
  •  Wednesday, January 15, 22, 29 (Optional Field Trip Day)
  • Wednesday, February 12, 19, 26 (Optional Field Trip Day)
  • Wednesday, March 4, 11, 25 (Optional Field Trip Day)
  • Wednesday, April 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Extension Demonstration Kitchen
Taylorsville, NC 28636
Combine your love of cooking, nutrition, physical activity, and helping others by becoming a North Carolina Extension Master Food Volunteer. Interest in food, cooking, and local foods is at an all-time high. Under the guidance of the FCS agent, volunteer gains research-based information all the while learning from each other, serving the local community, and building networks.
Participants are expected to complete the 2020 EMFV application process including reference and background check. Application are reviewed and interviews will be conducted and notified of acceptance. Those accepted must complete 30 hours of core training, 30 hours of shadowing the FCS agent, 20 hours of volunteer service per year, and 10 hours of continuing education per year. Cost of the training is $50 and includes membership to Extension Master Food Volunteers (EMFV) & Extension and Community Association (ECA).
Application Deadline:  December 20, 2019
Interview Dates:  January 6, 7, & 8
(Candidates will be notified January 10 on acceptance and payment of training will be due at the time)
If you’re just not sure and would like to hear more, we will be hosting an informational session on December 4 from 10 till 11 a.m. in the Extension Demonstration Kitchen. Please call our office or email Der at dxiong@ncat.edu to sign up for this information session.
For additional information or questions, please download the   EMFV brochure,  visit the EMFV website, or call our office at 828-632-3125.
Help us help the community by becoming an Extension Master Food Volunteer.
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