Program Support I - Farmers Market Program

Posted: 06/23/2022

Job Summary:

This position is responsible for a variety of duties, including administrative, clerical, and direct service functions, to support SNAP-EBT and matching programs at Iron Range area farmers’ markets.

Qualifications:

High School graduate or equivalent. Minimum of 2 years training and/or experience in administrative support, business, secretarial, or office procedures. 

Needed Attributes: Ability to work with diverse groups of people. Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.  Strong organizational skills. Able to manage multiple priorities with a high level of accuracy. Works well as part of a team and independently.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides direct assistance to SNAP eligible customers
  • Makes referrals to other agency programs or community service organizations
  • Coordinates with farmers’ market vendors to collect direct deposit and reimbursement information
  • Assists in processing of correspondence, purchase orders, billings, and vouchers
  • Maintains program files and data for program reporting (in confidence)
  • Data collection and reporting to funding resources
  • Utilizes computers for data entry, word processing, and other tasks
  • Types, files, make copies and performs other general clerical functions
  • Assists with special projects and attends community meetings as appropriate
  • Strong mediation and problem-solving skills helpful.

Part Time/Seasonal Program Support I needed to work 2 days/wk at the Cook and Tower Farmers Markets. Fridays 3:30pm-6:30pm in Tower and Saturdays 7:30am-12:30pm in Cook. $17.71/hr. Position open until filled. AA/EOE