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SNAP Food Systems Internship

Colorado Fresh Markets
Job Description
The Golden Farmers Market is offering a Food Systems Internship for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) and Double Up Food Bucks (www.doubleupcolorado.org) for the 2018 Farmers Market season, June 2rd through October 6th (except July 28th). The Golden Farmers Market accepts SNAP (formerly food stamps) and Double Up Food Bucks to increase access to healthy and locally grown produce to low-income households. This is a unique position that requires a diverse skill set. We are seeking energetic and talented individuals who are capable of working independently and as team members, able to multi-task and handle a wide variety of job responsibilities.

Ideal candidates should have a passion for local food, enjoy working in a team and independently, and thrive in a physical work environment in all weather conditions. Good customer service skills are a must. Responsibilities The Food Systems SNAP intern will be the primary contact at the farmers market for SNAP recipients and work closely with the Market Manager.

Job responsibilities include monitoring and overseeing SNAP redemption and distribution, set-up and breakdown of the INFO/SNAP booth, and data entry.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assisting with market operations 
• Vendor and market patron customer service
• Outreach initiatives and promotion
• Setting up and running the INFO/SNAP booth
• Maintaining SNAP equipment
• Providing general support to the Market Manager.


Requirements/Qualifications:
• SNAP and Double UP trained (or complete SNAP and Double Up training.)
• Available to work every Saturday (18 days) June 2nd – October 6th, 6 am – 2 pm.
• Must have strong interpersonal skills as the work involves significant interaction with other staff, market patrons, and members of the community.
• Strong commitment to food access issues in the region.

Position Structure/Timing Reports directly to the Market Manager.
Wages and Benefits Summer Internship, 8 hours per week

Please send resume to
freshmarkets@comcast.net