Full-time - 35 hours/week, core hours: 8-4
Mon-Thurs, 8-1 Fri. We believe in work-life balance!
Starting Hourly Rate: Approximately $20.60, based on experience
The Food Bank provides a comprehensive
benefits package (see below) to our full-time workforce members who work 30 or
more hours per week.
together to build and sustain hunger-free communities throughout the Southern
ORGANIZATIONAL VALUES: Integrity, Learning, Inclusion, Caring, Respect, Abundance
Catholic Charities Schuyler County office, Watkins Glen
position entails travel and outreach in communities throughout Schuyler County
and a minimum of 1-2 days per month working at the Food Bank of the Southern
Tier office in Elmira
Do you have an interest in connecting
households in Schuyler County with SNAP benefits and other resources?
Do you have the ability to work independently
and work well with a team?
Are you an enthusiastic person with strong
Do you have ability to relate to people from
diverse backgrounds with respect, care, and integrity?
Are you well
organized and able to keep accurate records for reporting?
If so, please read the
position description, duties, and qualifications below and consider applying
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach Coordinator will
coordinate and manage all activities related to the Food Bank's Nutrition
Outreach & Education Program with the objective of increasing participation
in the SNAP among Schuyler County residents. Responsibilities include providing
SNAP outreach & assistance to potentially eligible individuals, increasing
awareness about & improving the perception of SNAP within the greater
community, and developing partnerships with local social service organizations
interested in expanding SNAP participation.
a media and public relations plan to generate broad-based community support for
accurate & updated SNAP information to eligible individuals & families
through the creation & distribution of outreach materials.
in direct contact with the target population through community events,
presentations, and tabling opportunities in the community.
potentially eligible individuals & families to determine SNAP eligibility,
assist them with all aspects of the SNAP application process, provide an
estimated SNAP benefit amount if able, and make referrals to other nutrition
programs & community resources as needed.
to all inquiries for information providing excellent customer service to
agencies and program clients in a timely manner.
with other community stakeholders to reduce/ eliminate systemic barriers
encountered by eligible families attempting to access SNAP benefits.
positive working relationships with the local Department of Social Services.
& maintain all written correspondence, records & reports related to
meeting program goals & objectives.
track client information and outcomes for reporting purposes.
annual program targets as assigned by Hunger Solutions New York.
all required statewide meetings, workshops & training opportunities.
ongoing knowledge and understanding of SNAP on a national, statewide, and local
an understanding of local hunger needs and partner agency network that serves
people in need on the front lines.
in the promotion of federal nutrition programs, including the Summer Food
Service Program (SFSP) and School Breakfast Program (SBP).
in the general development/ public relations activities and events of the Food
Bank as they relate to SNAP, SFSP, and SBP.
Associate's Degree plus two (2) years experience or
equivalent combination in customer service, human services, and/or project
One (1) year experience working with individuals from
diverse socioeconomic backgrounds required.
Familiarity with federal assistance programs and knowledge
of hunger/ food insecurity and poverty issues is beneficial.
The Food Bank of the Southern Tier is committed
to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment and is proud to be
an equal-opportunity employer. Individuals who bring that perspective and
support diversity, equity, and inclusion in all forms are strongly encouraged
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