Outreach in Your Community - Healthy Events


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Cause Areas

When

Wed Jun 01, 2016 11:00 AM - Tue Dec 13, 2016 07:00 PM

Where

Various locations in MuskegonMuskegon,, MI 49442

Grocery Outreach!

About

Double Up Food Bucks is available at participating grocery stores and farmers markets across Michigan, and volunteers are essential in spreading the word about the program! The Double Up Community Outreach Volunteer will provide local community outreach and participate in community events and meetings, expanding the reach of the program.

Primary Responsibilities

* Identify and attend local community events to share information about Double Up Food Bucks.

* Identify opportunities to and present* about Double Up to community members at organization meetings, events, etc.

Dates of Service

June 1st to November 30th

Time, Training, and Travel

Time commitment will vary depending on the phase of the program, event and meeting dates, and volunteer preference. Typically, events are between 2 and 4 hours long. Presentations are typically no longer than 30 minutes, but volunteers may choose to stay for questions, comments, and/or the duration of a meeting, which could be up to 2 hours. Volunteers will be paired with either a staff member or other volunteer. The volunteer will receive training on the Double Up program in Michigan and all responsibilities and policies relevant to the role. Local travel to events and community organizations is expected.

How to Apply To apply, visit the Get Involved page at www.DoubleUpFoodBucks.org or e-mail Erin Allen at eallen@fairfoodnetwork.org or call 734.213.3999 x213.

Program Overview

Fair Food Network’s Double Up Food Bucks program doubles the value of SNAP benefits, or food stamps, helping people bring home more fruits and vegetables while supporting local farmers. Find more information at www.DoubleUpFoodBucks.org

Skills

  • Public Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours/week
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