Affiliate Training

Our four-day Affiliate Training provides an in-depth overview of all aspects of creating and managing the Healing Meals for Healthy Communities model. The training takes place at our headquarters in Sebastopol, California offering a direct experience of the program in action.

Training includes:

• Reviewing the culture and values behind the model’s success

• Working with and supporting clients including intake, the role of client liaisons and completion

• Working with and supporting youth including expectations, teen curriculum, teen leadership development, and our gardening and culinary programs

• Managing the logistics of the kitchen including menu planning, food procurement and working with adult mentors

• Engaging, supporting and appreciating volunteers

• Building community support

• Developing an integrated communications and fund-raising plan; fundraising basics

• Understanding fundraising and donation acknowledgement regulations

• Managing your project with our low-cost integrated data base system

• Becoming a non-profit or finding a fiscal sponsor

• Covering insurance and risk management issues

The training also includes an opportunity to work in the kitchen with our teen chefs, participate in a delivery of meals to a client, attend our monthly volunteer orientation, and experience our garden program.

To learn more about becoming a Ceres Community Project Affiliate, contact Ceres at: [email protected]



Becoming an Affiliate
Affiliate Program
Four Day Training

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