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AmeriCorps Summer VISTA- SNAP Outreach & Application Assistance Development

AmeriCorps Summer VISTA - SNAP Outreach & Application Assistance Development

Term & Location:

  • Full-Time volunteer (approx. 40 hrs per week)
  • June-August
  • 10 weeks
  • Potential start date of June 7th
  • Ogden, UT - all agency offices located in the downtown Ogden area

 

Schedule:

  • Mon, Tues, Fri - approx 8 hrs/day
  • Wed - approx 10-11 hrs 
  • Thursdays OFF
  • Saturdays during Ogden Farmers Market hours (8am-1pm)

 

Term Goals include:

  • Complete SNAP application training with Utahns Against Hunger 
  • Coordinate regularly with partner sites to determine how to best implement SNAP outreach and application assistance at their organization (United Way of Northern Utah, Ogden Downtown Alliance/Farmers Market Ogden, Youth Futures, and OWCAP)
  • Create and implement a successful outreach protocol for potential SNAP applicants
  • Provide SNAP application assistance
  • Track specific measures determined by UWNU supervisor
  • Promote outreach protocol with involved partners
  • Provide a final report and pitch best practices for a sustainable position 

 

Summer Associate Benefits 2021:

  • Monthly Living Allowance: $1,116
  • Upon completion of service: $345.80 Cash Stipend OR $1,311 Education Award to be used towards higher education tuition or school loans 
  • Holidays off: 
  • Sat, July 3 in observance of Independence Day
  • Sat, July 24 Pioneer Day

 

Position Requirements:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma

For more information on becoming an AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteer in Service to America) please visit - https://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-programs/americorps-vista

Contact Emily Esplin at eesplin@uwnu.org or 801-399-5584 to apply.

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