CalFresh Outreach Volunteer- help those facing hunger!


(32.90051,-117.18364)
 

Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

9455 Waples Street, Suite 135San Diego, CA 92121

We believe that the opposite of hungry isn't full, but healthy.

About

CalFresh Outreach Volunteers will help promote the CalFresh program, also known as Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). Volunteers will conduct CalFresh awareness, provide information, and share materials and resources about CalFresh at food distributions in the community while engaging and educating clients about food security.

Key responsibilities include:
* Conduct direct service CalFresh outreach to food-insecure families, individuals, seniors, disabled, and other diverse populations at FASD distributions throughout San Diego County
* 80% time spent in community and 20% time spent in office environment

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

* Passion for hunger relief, social justice, and interest in public benefits assistance or social work; previous volunteer experience with a non-profit organization preferred
* Ability to work in a variety of settings with culturally-diverse families and communities with the ability to be culturally sensitive and appropriate.
* Ability to work independently and collaboratively
* Bilingual skills highly desired (Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Arabic, Mandarin, etc.)

HOW TO APPLY

To apply for this position, please email the following to Jaqueline Hess, CalFresh Capacity Coordinator, at jhess@feedingamericasd.org with the subject heading "Feeding America San Diego - CalFresh Outreach Volunteer":
1) Resume; 2) Cover letter detailing how your experience relates to the responsibilities and duties outlined above, along with your dates of availability. No phone calls, please.

Members of ethnic minorities, women, veterans, persons of disability are encouraged to apply.

Skills

  • Spanish
  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Case Work / Management
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 5-10 hours weekly (recommended)
  • 4-6 month commitment
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