Project Bread connects people and communities in Massachusetts to reliable sources of food while advocating for policies that make food more accessible—so that no one goes hungry. To assist us in meeting our mission, Project Bread – The Walk for Hunger is seeking a SNAP Enrollment Coordinator to join our growing team.
At Project Bread, we have a deep commitment to creating positive social change and recognize that hunger and racism are inextricably linked. We work in a fast-paced environment that values learning, innovation, and diverse perspectives. Knowing its centrality to our work, Project Bread is committed to equity and inclusion. We aspire to build a diverse team, including groups that are traditionally underrepresented among our sector leadership. We strongly encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.
Supervisor: Senior Director of SNAP Programs
Salary Range: $60,000-$65,000 annually
The Role: The SNAP Enrollment Coordinator will work to increase participation in SNAP (previously known as the Food Stamp Program) by screening clients for eligibility and helping them with the application process using the state’s online application tool, DTA Connect. SNAP Enrollment Coordinators provide in-person assistance at health centers and social service organizations in Greater Boston.
This position requires weekly offsite travel.
• Provide SNAP eligibility screening, application assistance and follow-up to residents in communities in a variety of settings included but not limited to health centers, food pantries, and public housing.
• Liaise with the Department of Transitional Assistance to ensure clients are enrolled in SNAP.
• Promote SNAP and other federal nutrition programs to clients.
• Promote usage of Project Bread’s FoodSource Hotline.
• Prepare monthly SNAP application assistance reports.
• Perform other related tasks as needed.
• Fluency in written and spoken Spanish.
• Ability to be work on-site in assigned Health Centers.
Organizational Responsibilities and/or Secondary Responsibilities:
1. Participate in the annual Walk for Hunger, including working as event staff the weekend of the Walk, attending pre-Walk events as assigned, and supporting Walk for Hunger fundraising efforts.
2. Provide administrative support to other Project Bread departments as needed.
3. Participate in organization-wide events and meetings and perform other program duties as assigned.
There are innumerable ways to learn, grow and excel professionally. We know people gain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. Project Bread recognizes this when we review applications and take a broad look at the experience of each applicant. We want to get to know you and the unique strengths you will bring to the work. This said, we are most likely to be interested in your candidacy if you can demonstrate most of the qualifications and experiences listed below.
• High school diploma with 3+ years of experience
• Database experience
• Strong organizational, oral communication skills; attention to detail; and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Customer service, public service preferred
• Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment.
• Sense of humor
The Project Bread office is in East Boston. While there are various types of remote, hybrid and office-based positions, all staff are expected to occasionally be in the office. The commute to and from the office is the employee’s financial responsibility.
For the safety and protection of Project Bread Staff & Constituents we do have a COVID-19 Vaccine Policy that requires all staff to be fully vaccinated per the CDC definition. Accommodation requests will be considered through our normal request process.
Benefits include Blue Cross Blue Shield health and dental, flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, life and long-term disability, contributions to T passes and health club membership, and unlimited paid time off.
Please submit your resume & a thoughtful cover letter in MS Word or Pdf format on www.projectbread.org/careers/apply.
Review of applications will begin in April and continue until the position is filled.
Project Bread is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, height, weight, or marital status in employment or the provision of services. Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to request special accommodations during the interview process.