NZDF

Celebrity cook Jo Seager teaches youth to cook on a budget

23 September 2011

Next Tuesday celebrated Kiwi cook and businesswoman, Jo Seager, will be at Burnham Military Camp teaching the current Limited Service Volunteer (LSV) course how to cook meals on a budget. Jo Seager is the current LSV patron at Burnham and has been acting as a role model and working alongside youth throughout the course.

LSV is run by the NZ Defence Force (NZDF) on behalf of Work and Income and is funded by the Ministry of Social Development. LSV is a 6-week residential course providing life skills to unemployed young people between the ages of 17-25.

Trainees undergo a program of intensive lectures, workshops and physical activities designed to develop core values of respect, team work, and trust to boost self confidence and self esteem. All LSV activities are geared at assisting those on the course to confidently and skilfully enter the work force and to arm them with life skills for the future.

Jo Seager will also attend the course graduation, LSV March Out, to be held on Saturday 1 October. 

When: 1015am - 1145am

Where: Burnham Military Camp. Youth Development Unit South.

What: Jo Seager teaching current LSV trainees cooking skills

Media wishing to attend the mornings activities or the LSV Graduation must register with Mel Weddell (021) 224 8658 or Zen Gregor (021) 840 358 before 3pm on Monday 26 September 2011 to ensure access is available. Photo identification will be required on the day.

ENDS

This page was last reviewed on 23 September 2011, and is current.