Become A Teen Volunteer

Welcome to Teen Kitchen Project


Our teen program offers an excellent opportunity for growth & team building while developing valuable hands-on skills.

A Teen Kitchen Project Teen:

1. Works as part of a unified team.
2. Takes responsibility.
3. Keeps their energy positive and enthusiastic.
4. Honors commitments.
5. Is caring and welcoming to all.
6. Puts passion and love into the food.
7. Looks for what is needed and does it!

**Summer 2017 Information**

Volunteer this summer at Teen Kitchen Project! 

Learn to cook healthy food.
Grow your group of friends.
Connect with your community by giving back!

Summer Session June 12-August 9th

Soquel Sessions: Mondays and Tuesdays from 1:00pm- 5:00pm

Watsonville Sessions: Wednesdays 1:00pm-5:00pm


**Minimum time commitment for teens "brand new" to Teen Kitchen Project: 4 weeks, once per week for a minimum of 4 hours per day. There is no cost to attend this volunteer program.

If you are new, register for summer below


**We cook on Mondays and Tuesdays at 2880 Research Park Drive Soquel and Wednesdays at 412 East Riverside Drive in Watsonville. 

To Volunteer at Teen Kitchen Project, teens must be in the
8th grade or above and between 13-19 years old.

Register for summer and our teen program HERE . We will contact you with a welcome email.

IMPORTANT: Parents and teens, please read Teen Welcome Letter below.

If you are new, you will be asked to get your Food Handlers Card before you start in the kitchen.  This is an online course you can take at home.  Print the card and bring to kitchen on your first day, along with the completed Emergency Medical Release and Photo Permission forms, found below.

Forms for Youth Volunteers (ages 14-19 years):

Emergency Medical Release Form
Photo Permission
Volunteer Application
Release From Liability

Teen Welcome Letter 2016 Fall