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Bilingual Hunger Study Volunteer

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ORGANIZATION: Capital Area Food Bank

  • 8 people are interested

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Position Overview:Volunteers who are fluent in both English and Spanish are needed for the Hunger in America 2014 study working as Client Data Collectors in Spanish speaking communities. The 2014 Hunger Study is a comprehensive profile of the incidence and nature of hunger and food insecurity in the U.S. The Hunger Study provides extensive demographic profiles of clients at charitable feeding agencies and comprehensive information on the nature and efficacy of local agencies in meeting the food security needs of clients. The study is the largest of its kind. Bi-Lingual Hunger Study Volunteers will conduct interviews at predetermined survey sites at a variety of social service organizations located throughout the Washington DC Metropolitan area.

Basic Function: Volunteers will conduct interviews at predetermined survey sites at a variety of social service organizations located throughout the Washington metropolitan area to help us better understand and alleviate hunger in the region.

Primary Duties:

  • Translate when needed
  • Complete client selection process at predetermined interview sites.
  • Conduct interviews with clients by setting up and explaining computer software, ACASI (Audio Computer Assisted Self-Interview).
  • Distribute post interview incentive gifts.
  • Ensure all client interview instruments are turned in to the Hunger Study Coordinator.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Attend mandatory training session at CAFB DC location
  • English and Spanish language skills a must

Volunteer Work Schedule:

  • Willingness to commit for at least 3 client interview sites

Hours: TBD April 2013

Position Location:

  • TBD April 2013

Impact of this volunteer opportunity:

  • Collect data for the 2014 Hunger Study that will increase awareness of resources available to partner agencies and their clients.
  • Increased awareness and understanding of the needs of those who suffer from hunger in the Washington Metropolitan area.

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About Capital Area Food Bank

Location:

4900 Puerto Rico Ave, NE, Washington, DC 20017, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Capital Area Food Bank is to create access to good, healthy food in every community.

Description

In a region as large as metropolitan Washington, ensuring everyone has access to good, healthy food takes a significant community effort-which is why we partner with over 450 nonprofit organizations in DC and the surrounding region. Together, we provide 30 million meals to almost half a million area residents, every year. And because we know that food alone won’t solve hunger, we also address the root causes of hunger through multiple education programs and innovative service delivery partnerships.

It’s a big undertaking. And it’s all made possible by the generosity of our donors, the hard work of our partners, and the dedication of our volunteers and staff.

CAUSE AREAS

Community
Hunger
Community, Hunger

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

4900 Puerto Rico Ave, NEWashington, DC 20017

(38.94761,-76.9999)
 

SKILLS

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

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