The Community Food Bank of Central Alabama is recruiting a Healthy Food Access Coordinator who will have three areas of responsibility:
(1) Coordinating the Double Up Food Bucks Program in Alabama, which makes fresh fruits and vegetables accessible and affordable to families struggling to eat healthy of a limited budget. The program enables partner farmers markets and grocery stores to match a resident’s SNAP benefit (formerly known as food stamps) with up to $20 of free produce vouchers. Families will be able to use these vouchers to purchase fruits and vegetables at the market during times of the month when their SNAP benefits traditionally have run out. [50% of the POSITION’s TIME]
(2) Assisting with the operation of a mobile grocery store called the Corner Market that travels to economically distressed neighborhoods that do not have access a full-service grocery store; and [35% of POSITION’S TIME]
(3) Performing site visits to food pantries and children programs to ensure partners adhere food safety standards and other guidelines. [15% of POSITION’S TIME]
They will also assist and help build the capacity of our partners to meet grant requirements, food safety standards, increase their healthy food distributions, comply with USDA requirements, and better serve people at risk of hunger.
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