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Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps SNAP Outreach VISTA
About the Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps The national Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps Program (AHOC), an initiative of Hunger Free America since 2010, is one of the largest anti-hunger AmeriCorps VISTA projects in the country. Its main focus is to fight hunger and improve nutrition, primarily by breaking down barriers to accessing the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as the Food Stamp Program) as well as by expanding economic opportunity and ensuring healthy futures for all Americans, mostly through the SNAP Employment and Training program. Members also serve to increase the capacity of anti-hunger community organizations to help meet the needs of low-income community members, particularly to seniors, working families and non-English speaking populations. About Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon Partners for a Hunger-Free Oregon believes that all Oregonians should be able to afford nourishing food. We raise awareness about hunger, connect people to nutrition programs, and advocate for systemic changes to end hunger before it begins. Partners for a Hunger Free Oregon is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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This listing is currently not accepting applications.

Member Duties : •Develop SNAP program materials and application assistance materials. Develop and provide related trainings for community-based organizations. • Recruit, manage, and train community volunteers to conduct screening and application assistance to potential eligible SNAP participants. • Provide trainings to community volunteers that document barriers to SNAP access with the goal of improving program access and utilization. • Enhance awareness of ability to utilize benefits at farmers’ markets. • Assist community organizations and state agencies in decreasing barriers and improving access to USDA FNS’s SNAP Employment and Training (SNAP E&T) Program in order to help enable people eligible for SNAP to obtain employment and/or increase their wages, with the hope that someday they will no longer need SNAP benefits.
Program Benefits : Relocation Allowance ,  Training ,  Health Coverage* ,  Living Allowance ,  Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
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Terms :
Permits working at another job during off hours ,  Permits attendance at school during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Community and Economic Development ,  Hunger ,  Technology ,  Community Outreach . 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Recruitment ,  Public Speaking ,  Community Organization ,  Computers/Technology ,  Communications . 
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Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps SNAP Outreach VISTA

Program Start/End Date
07/17/2017  -   07/17/2018

Work Schedule Full Time

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations OREGON  

Accepting Applications
From  05/04/2017  To  08/31/2017 

Contact Libby McClayton
50 Broad St
New York   NY   10004

Listing ID 74100


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