SNAP Outreach Specialist

Location: 
Akron, Ohio
Publication Date: 
Thursday, April 18, 2013 (All day)
Company Name: 
Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank

The Akron-Canton Regional Foodbank seeks an enthusiastic professional that is passionate about food stamp policy to serve as our SNAP Outreach Specialist. This is a new and exciting role in our Member Services team, strategically focused on increasing SNAP usage throughout our eight-county service territory.

Primary responsibilities include ensuring SNAP application goals are met in alignment with the Foodbank’s strategic goals; developing and overseeing an outreach plan to educate and engage community partners in our eight county service territory; coordinating all dedicated resources to SNAP enrollment; demonstrating mastery of national, state and local food stamp policy in an effort to proactively manage SNAP enrollment and programmatic initiatives.

The position requires a Bachelor's Degree, preferably in social sciences, health education, psychology, or public administration; 1-3 years of experience is preferred. Qualified candidates must have strong project management skills and relationship building skills; in depth knowledge of food stamp policy and procedures and community organizing experience is preferred.


Join Feeding America's 2012 Food Bank of the Year in the fight to end hunger! Excellent pay & benefits. Background check & drug screen required. No calls or walk-ins. Submit your resume and cover letter (including salary requirements) to jobs@acrfb.org. EOE/M/F/D/V

http://www.akroncantonfoodbank.org/current-openings.aspx