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Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is seeking a SNAP Outreach Specialist. Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada provides support to individuals in poverty across the state of Nevada. Please review our website before applying - www.ccsnn.org.
Summary: This position provides assistance with SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program previously known as food stamps) and Medicaid applications to people at a variety of convenient locations. Provides guidance through understanding benefits as well as acts as a liaison for future client follow up and communication. Holds an up-to-date knowledge and understating of the application process, policies and procedures, as well as other community resources to assist those in need.
Job Type: Full-time
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is participating in the Anti-Hunger and Opportunity Corps (AHOC) ,a nationwide AmeriCorps VISTA program, funded by the USDA with matching support from the Walmart Foundation, sponsored by the Hunger Free America (HFA). The AHOC program partners with some of the nation’s most innovative anti-hunger nonprofit organizations which support HFA’s mission of “moving families beyond the soup kitchen.” AHOC engages those who commit a year of their life as community change agents in this best practices originating and highly commended program by way of new project implementation, capacity building, volunteer management and community support building while simultaneously breaking down barriers and providing improved access to nutritious foods via nutrition education and benefits utilization, including SNAP (formerly Food Stamps) and the Summer Food Service Program.
CCNN is seeking a full-time VISTA member who will work out of our downtown campus on East Fourth St., Reno and will engage in high impact work in the fight to end hunger and the inadequate levels of nutrition which can lead to poor health outcomes for low income clients. The VISTA will:
Required Education & Qualifications
Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Public Health or Sociology. (Failing the preferred majors, Behavioral Health or Political Science will be considered.)
IT and internet proficiency (MS Office)
Preferred bi-lingual (English/Spanish)
Driver’s license and vehicle (mileage reimbursed at prevailing NV rates)
This is a one year, full-time position beginning November, 2016. You are expected to be available for the needs of your community and project at all times, including days, nights and weekends. Because AmeriCorps VISTA service requires a full immersion in the project and community, there are restrictions on outside full-time employment, along with some restrictions on political and religious activities. For more information, please review the AmeriCorps VISTA Terms, Conditions and Benefits information available here - http://bit.ly/1dAs2FM.
You are responsible for finding your own housing. Hunger Free America offers a small housing assistance of no more than $400 per service year to its members; however, members will need to fund their own housing outside of Hunger Free America’s assistance. CCNN may be able to assist with finding a room to rent.
How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to email@example.com please include ‘Nutrition Education Coordinator’ in the subject
*For more information on health coverage provided through CNCS, visit: http://www.vistacampus.gov/in-service/benefits-service#health_coverage
Catholic Charities of Northern Nevada is currently seeking donation greeters to work in our donation drop-off centers for the St. Vincent's Thrift Stores.
A donation greeter is responsible for engaging donors who visit our donation drop-off centers. This person is responsible for collecting donated items from the customer and sorting them appropriately based on a variety of categories (furniture, clothing, shoes, housewares, books, etc.). A donation greeter is also in charge of keeping the donation center clean and organized. This person should also be knowledgeable about all Catholic Charities programs in order to educate donors about how their donations are being used to benefit the community.
This is a part-time position with an opportunity to eventually become full-time.
How to Apply:
Anyone who is interested can pick up an application at St. Vincent's Super Thrift, located at 190 E. Glendale Avenue, Sparks, NV.