SNAP Application Assistant


(38.79781,-104.79359)
 

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When

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

Where

2864 South Circle Drive , Suite 400 80906Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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About

Volunteer Roles and Responsibilities for SNAP Application Assistant

Job Description: Provide SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) application assistance and outreach at various locations within the community, available for a commitment of 6 months or longer volunteer time.

Provides valuable nutrition assistance and information to those in need.

  • Conduct application assistance and outreach work at SET Family Medical Clinics partner agency sites
  • Provide educational information and support to individuals about SNAP benefits along with other available food resources

* Stay informed about SNAP changes and updates

* Track all completed SNAP applications and client contacts (assistance)

  • Submit all confidentiality forms to SNAP Analyst at SET Family Medical Clinics along with total weekly numbers of client contacts/ both assisted and applications by COB on Friday of each week

Qualifications

* Basic computer knowledge

* Must have reliable transportation

* Experience working with people from diverse social and ethnic backgrounds

* Excellent communication skills

* Basic understanding of government assistance programs

* Complete Volunteer Orientation and application (1 hour)

* Complete SNAP Training (2 hours)

* Shadow/Observe SNAP Analyst for 2 hours minimum

Skills

  • Customer Service
  • People Skills
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Data Entry

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • A minimum of one 4 hour shift per month
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