CalFresh Outreach Coordinator

CalFresh Outreach Coordinator
Job

Applicants must submit resume, cover letter, SFBFS employment application (which includes three professional references) to employment@sacramentofoodbank.org  by May 30, 2018 for consideration. No phone calls please.

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), a local non-profit organization serving families and individuals in need since 1976, offers fourteen diverse programs and services at two facilities in Sacramento. A staff of more than 80 and several thousand volunteers accomplish SFBFS’ mission of assisting families in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and by moving them toward self-sufficiency and financial independence. For more information, please visit www.sacramentofoodbank.org.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The CalFresh Outreach Coordinator is responsible for overseeing Partner Agencies participating in SFBFS’ CalFresh incentive, prescreens potential CalFresh participants and provides application assistance for eligible participants in Sacramento County.

The CalFresh Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the following tasks:

  • Oversee  all elements of CalFresh incentive coordination, Partner Agency      staff/volunteer training
  • Prescreen  potential CalFresh participants and provide application assistance at various  sites in Sacramento County and over the phone
  • Conduct  presentations to clients and Partner Agencies staff/volunteers; assist  with development of presentation tools
  • Assist  with training for volunteers, interns and other community professionals  working with low income clients on accessing and applying for CalFresh  benefits
  • Assist  with CalFresh outreach tracking and the completion of reports
  • Other  duties as assigned

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Valid California driver’s license and insurance, required
  •  Bilingual Russian/English and/or Hmong/English and/or Farsi/English · Ability to communicate in a courteous and professional manner
  • Capacity to prioritize and manage multiple projects to meet deadlines and strong organizational skills, detail-oriented  · Ability to work independently, maintaining high level of confidentiality at all times
  • Ability to represent SFBFS in a favorable light to other organizations, donors, clients and the public
  • Knowledge of local community service agencies and Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to speak effectively before diverse groups of people
  • Ability to frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds

POSITION DETAILS

  • Full  time, non-exempt hourly position; Tuesday through Saturday; occasional  weekends and holidays
  • Work off-site during fundraising events
  • Comprehensive  benefits available

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