CalFresh Outreach Assistant

CalFresh Outreach Assistant

The CalFresh Outreach Assistant is responsible for prescreening potential CalFresh participants and provides application assistance for eligible participants in Sacramento County.

End date
Opportunity type
Programs / Agency Relations / Clients
Job responsibilities

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

Application qualifications

• 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


• 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

How to apply

Applicants must include resume, cover letter and SFBFS’ Employment Application which includes 3 professional references (found on to [email protected] for consideration. No phone calls please.

About the organization

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), a local non-profit organization serving families and individuals in need since 1976, offers fourteen diverse programs and services at two facilities in Sacramento. A staff of 83 and several thousand volunteers accomplish SFBFS’ mission of assisting families in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and by moving them toward self-sufficiency and financial independence. For more information, please visit