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UAI Food Insecurity (Work Study) 1 Position

Company: Worcester State University
Location: Worcester
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description:

Department: Urban Action Institute
Job Title: Food Insecurity
Number of Vacancies: 1
SSTA Supervisor: Midaly Carrasquillo
Position Type: Non-Supervisory
Number of Hours Per Week: 4-6

General Statement of Duties:

The Urban Action Institute works to address food insecurity through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) office and other activities on campus. Recently the UAI has been working on piloting a campus grocery store. The Food Security, Work Study will support the UAI's efforts to do outreach among our student body about different programs and services available for individuals who are food insecure. As well, this Work Study position will support the different UAI initiatives around Food Security.


  • Coordinate the SNAP Office hours
  • Help students apply for SNAP Benefits (training will be provided)
  • Assist in the planning of the Empty Bowl Event on campus
  • Connect with other offices and departments to promote UAI events related to food insecurity
  • Assist in the planning and opening of campus grocery store
  • Make photocopies, answer the phone and provide general clerical support



    1. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written).

    2. Motivated, with demonstrated ability to work independently and as part of a team.

    3. Interest in social justice work.

    Additional Information:

    Worcester State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer which seeks to reflect the diversity of its community.

    *This position is available for WSU students only*

    Hourly Rate: $15.00

    Application Instructions:

    Students must apply online. A representative from the department will contact individuals for interviews.

    *This position is for students WITH WORK STUDY ONLY*

    Please note - Students may not work during scheduled class time, even if class is cancelled.

Keywords: Worcester State University, Worcester , UAI Food Insecurity (Work Study) 1 Position, Other , Worcester, Massachusetts

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