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CalFresh Outreach Assistant

Would you like to have meaningful work with an employer that values work-life balance, and colleagues that are all-in, big hearted and solution focused? If so, then SFBFS might be the employer for you!

Applicants must submit resume, cover letter, SFBFS’ employment application (found here: to which should include three professional references for consideration.
No phone calls please.
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS) welcomes people of all backgrounds and circumstances, providing a judgement-free zone for individuals and families throughout Sacramento County. A staff of more than 80 and several thousand volunteers take our mission of fighting food insecurity one step further by offering education and support for families wanting to shape their best tomorrow. More information is available at

The CalFresh Outreach Assistant is responsible for prescreening potential CalFresh participants and provides application assistance for eligible participants in Sacramento County.
The CalFresh Outreach Assistant is responsible for the following:
·        Prescreen potential CalFresh participants and provide application assistance at Family Services campus, Food Bank Services campus, various sites in Sacramento County and over the phone
o  Educate individuals on the CalFresh interview process
o  Follow up with clients in the application process
o  Attend community events and fairs to conduct outreach activities
·        Support the CalFresh Outreach manager in developing and implementing CalFresh Outreach opportunities with grocery stores, schools, community clinics and other opportunities
·        Conduct presentations to clients and partner agencies; assist with development of presentation tools
·        Assist with training for volunteers, interns and other community professionals working with low-income clients on accessing and applying for CalFresh benefits
·        Assist with CalFresh Outreach tracking and the completion of reports
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor's degree; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bi-lingual: Russian or Hmong or Chinese
  • Experience supervising and directing the work of others, preferred
  • Valid California Driver’s license and insurance, required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and knowledge of databases
  • Proficient in basic math concepts.
  • Reliable transportation and a valid California driver’s license and minimum personal auto insurance
  • Prior non-profit experience-preferred
POSITION DETAILS_________________________________________________
  • Full time, hourly non-exempt; Monday through Friday with occasional weekends, nights and holidays
  • Comprehensive benefits including medical / dental / vision / life / AD&D / LTD / retirement and more