Class shopper

The class shopper ensures that each class is stocked with the healthy, inexpensive foods needed to give participants hands-on practice preparing meals they can then make for themselves at home.


  • Confirm the number of participants expected prior to shopping each week.
  • Shop for class supplies and weekly groceries using specified shopping lists.
  • Deliver supplies and groceries to class site no later than 60 minutes prior to the start of class.
  • Keep accurate, organized records of money and receipts and submit to the Cooking Matters® Coordinator upon completion of course.
  • Provide classroom assistance as needed.

Skills preferred

  • Knowledge of general grocery shopping strategies and food budgeting techniques.
  • Strong organizational and money management skills.
  • Ability to work well with a team.
  • Willingness to adhere to program policies and team decisions.

Time Commitment

  • At least one hour for training and orientation with Cooking Matters®.
  • At least 1.5 hours per week for shopping, including travel to class location.
  • Must commit to shopping for all six weeks of the course.
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