Join the Double SNAP Outreach Team on the Flathead Reservation

Position Description:

Are you passionate about your community and interested in locally-grown, healthy food? The Community Food & Agriculture Coalition (CFAC), with support from the Lower Flathead Valley Community Foundation, is hiring 4 Outreach Team Members to promote the Double SNAP Dollars program on the Flathead Reservation! Work up to 10 hours a month, build your own schedule, perform outreach activities of your choosing, and receive $15 per hour.

Double SNAP Dollars (DSD) is a program where SNAP recipients can double their SNAP dollars, up to $20 per day, to spend on local fruits and vegetables at participating locations. These locations include farmers markets, a small grocery store, and a fresh food box program. The Outreach Team will spread the word about Double SNAP Dollars through projects and outreach activities of their choosing, provide program feedback based on their experiences, and connect with their fellow Outreach Team Members across the Flathead Reservation. We are seeking individuals who have used Double SNAP Dollars and want to help promote the program to their neighbors, friends, and community. 

CFAC strongly encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply. Please reach out to us directly if you have any questions about the position description. ([email protected])

Stipend: ● $15 per hour, up to 10 hours per month ● Paid monthly

Schedule: ● Hours Flexible – Create your own schedule ● Timeframe – Team Members can begin as soon as their schedule allows, with the option to continue through the 2022 farmers market season ● Schedules and goal-setting will be discussed at each monthly check-in

We are looking for individuals with an eagerness to learn or to grow in the following skill areas: ● Talking with community members ● Responsible and accountable ● Firsthand knowledge about using SNAP and Double SNAP Dollars; able to answer questions about each program ● Interest in local food

Strongly preferred qualifications: ● Live on the Flathead Reservation, near one of the Double SNAP Dollars locations: Polson, Ronan, Hot Springs, and Arlee

Duties: ● Check-in monthly with CFAC and fellow Outreach Team to discuss and set goals for the following month as well as measure goals reached from the previous month ● Interact with community members and organizations and provide them with information about the Double SNAP Dollars program ● Distribute Double SNAP Dollars materials ● Report community feedback about the Double SNAP Dollars program at monthly check-ins ● Provide a summary of outreach activities at monthly check-ins ● Brainstorm and collaborate on outreach activities with fellow Outreach Team

How to Apply:

Download the Double SNAP Outreach Team Application HERE. Complete the application electronically or print out and submit via mail (more details on application). Apply by September 15th, 2021. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Aly Reynolds, Double SNAP Outreach Team Coordinator, at [email protected].