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Description

Iowa’s Double Up Food Bucks program provides Iowa residents who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits (SNAP, formerly food stamps) with a dollar for dollar match to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables. Double Up is available at participating farmers markets across the state, and volunteers are essential in spreading the word about the program.

The Double Up Community Outreach Volunteer will provide local community outreach and participate in community events and meetings, expanding the reach of the program.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Attend local farmers market to share information about Double Up Food Bucks and Healthiest State Initiative
  • Conduct interactive activities at events as applicable
  • Serve as a source of information about and referrals to local area social services and community partners

The Double Up Volunteer should

  • Demonstrate exemplary people skills
  • Be comfortable collaborating and coordinating with a variety of personality and organization types
  • Be an outgoing self-starter
  • Be comfortable speaking to a variety of types of audiences
  • Preferably have some understanding of nutrition incentives and the Supplemental Assistance Program (SNAP or EBT Card)
Begins Duration Open Spots Respond
Jul 1, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Jul 8, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Jul 15, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Jul 22, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Jul 29, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Aug 5, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Aug 12, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Aug 19, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Aug 26, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Sep 2, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Sep 9, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Sep 16, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Sep 23, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Sep 30, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Oct 7, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Oct 14, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Oct 21, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team
Oct 28, 2017 @ 7:00am hours 5 of 5 Respond Individually Respond as Team

Details

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Inclement Weather Plan: The farmers' markets each have an inclement weather plan which we will follow.
Brought to you by United Way of Central Iowa