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Job Title:  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) Outreach Worker

Reports to:  SNAP Outreach Supervisor

Review Date:   11/29/17


Position Summary:  The SNAP Outreach Worker provides low income families and individuals access to resources, primarily SNAP to help stabilize their food security.

Principal Duties:



Communicate the benefits of SNAP utilizing available marketing materials from the USDA and the Ohio Association of Foodbanks, or other appropriate educational materials in a variety of venues.


SNAP Application Intake/Eligibility Screening & Referral

Conduct SNAP intake and eligibility screening using prescribed tools and data portals while using care to accurately document and input client information as reported. Maintain high levels of confidentiality in communication, documentation, and storage of client information. Identify, assemble, and maintain a collection of community resources for clients and make appropriate referrals based on the needs presented. Help assemble or provide information about the appropriate documentation required for SNAP from potential applicants.


Resource Development & Sustainability

Identify barriers to the SNAP application process and help to develop sustainable solutions. Cultivate new and innovative approaches to engage potentially eligible participants in the SNAP application process. Produce monthly narratives that encourage and inspire readers to support SNAP and Shared Harvest Foodbank (SHF).



Provide monthly reports detailing client demographics, location, applications filed, and potential monthly benefits accrued, and any other data required by grantors and partner organizations. Meet monthly activity goals.



Act as liaison between JFS and client to ensure timely processing of client applications and to resolve any issues that may arise. Communicate with partner agencies and answer any questions they have about the various programs offered at SHF.


Job Specifications:


Excellent organization skills

Computer and web application literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.…)

Commitment to understanding and supporting SHF’s mission

Strong sense of mission and ethics

Willingness to travel and has a reliable insured vehicle

Proper and effective communication skills

Ability to stand, sit, walk, and travel as needed

Ability to work independently in many diverse environments


Salary:  $29,000 to $32,000 annually depending on experience.

Comprehensive benefits package and mileage reimbursement.



Send resume’s to no later than December 15, 2017





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