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Southern IL SNAP Volunteer

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St. Louis Area Foodbank

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 1 person is interested

SNAP ( supplemental nutrition assistance program. Formerly known as "Food Stamps"). This volunteer opportunity supports the St. Louis Area Foodbank in it's outreach to Southern IL county residents. ( Especially the counties of Jackson, Williamson, and Franklin. Residents of Southern IL would be ideal, as mileage reimbursement is not available.

This volunteer role will involve attending local food fairs, mobile food markets, local pantries, as well as identify other opportunities for outreach & education.

The volunteer will not be completing the SNAP application, but will be educating the public about SNAP eligibility and support services provided by STAFB in completing state required forms.

Strong communications skills and the ability to work with many different personality styles necessary.

Proficiency with Microsoft products, Word, Excel, PowerPoint is necessary.

Social services or government program familiarity would be helpful!

Please contact Margaret Kenyon at mkenyon@stlfoodbank.org

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About St. Louis Area Foodbank

Location:

70 Corporate Woods Drive, Bridgeton, MO 63044, US

Mission Statement

The St. Louis Area Foodbank will feed hungry people by gathering and distributing food through our member agencies. And we will educate the public about the nature of and the solutions to the problems of hunger.

Description

The St. Louis Area Foodbank is a non-profit food distribution center for organizations that feed hungry people throughout 14 counties in eastern Missouri and 12 counties in southwestern Illinois. It is the only local affiliate of America's Second Harvest (now Feeding America), and is the largest hunger-relief organization supported by the United Way of Greater St. Louis. The Foodbank is also a local distributor of USDA commodities for both Missouri and Illinois.

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Disaster Relief

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Social Work

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Time committment will vary and will be flexible based on volunteer's availablity
  • Should have a valid drivers license and car insurance. OR other reliable transportation.

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