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Food Access Coordinator at TFM at Mueller

Organization: F2M Texas
Posted by Nora Chovanec - Aug 31, 2018
Posted in Nonprofit Job
Address: 4209 Airport Blvd., Austin, TX, 78722
Start Date: Sep 16, 2018
Application Due Date: Aug 31, 2018
Position Details:

The Food Access Coordinator is a position focused on outreach and/or market operations related to Texas Farmers' Market's food access programming for the Double Dollar Incentive Program (DDIP), WIC, SNAP and FMNP eligible families and individuals.

Manage and execute the following exchanges with Women, Infant, and Children (WIC), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP –formerly food stamps), and Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) clients in English and Spanish:

  • Help customers use their FMNP and WIC vouchers and cards to make purchases
  • Distribute matching benefits in the form of paper scrip which can then be redeemed for fruits and vegetables
  • Track the DDIP program by asking brief questions of customers and entering their responses into a device onsite
  • Distribute general information about the markets and assist volunteers with terminal and merchandise sales
  • Record distribution of FMNP vouchers to WIC clients in the FMNP Issuance log
  • Work to assist the Market Coordinator with any other tasks as needed

Qualifications

  • High school education or equivalency required.
  • Experience working with low-income or underserved communities
  • Experience adapting to a fast-paced environment while conducting transactions and communications as efficiently as possible
  • Bilingual English/Spanish fluency (oral as primary communication) required
  • Proficient in using a computer for data entry, including MS Office applications
  • Strong organizational skills

Reports to: Market Coordinator

Time commitment: 4 hours/week, Sundays

Location: Texas Farmers’ Market at Mueller Sunday, 10am-2pm

Pay: $15/hour

To Apply: Please send a copy of your resume and 1-2 paragraphs explaining your interest in working with the market to logistics@texasfarmersmarket.org