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We're Hiring!

Are you interested in joining our team? See current positions below.

Program Assistant I or II – CalFresh Program Assistant

  • Application Deadline: July 22, 2024
  • Working with Chico State college students and will be responsible for a wide range of responsibilities focused on CalFresh (SNAP-Ed) activities including CalFresh application assistance and CalFresh Healthy Living nutrition education.

For more information, visit the CSE Employee Opportunity page.

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CHC staff and students at ENACT 2023
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Resources at Your Fingertips

Formerly known as Food Stamps, CalFresh is financial assistance that is received on a monthly basis to use to purchase grocery items

CalFresh (EBT) for Students

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Local Food & Energy Resources

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Campuses & Partners

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CSU Basic Needs

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CalFresh Food - Campus Outreach

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CalFresh Healthy Living - On
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CHC envisions all Californians with equitable resources to live their healthiest lives.

CalFresh households in Butte County which experienced food losses due to the Thompson Fire have until August 5, 2024 to report the losses and request replacement benefits. Butte County DESS received approval from the State to extend the normal reporting period from 10 days to 30 days. The additional time allows impacted CalFresh households in Butte County to assess their losses and recover as much as possible.To report loss of CalFresh purchased food as a result of the Thompson Fire, customers may call 877-410-8803, visit the nearest DESS office or request online at byt August 5th. ... See MoreSee Less
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Come visit us tomorrow 7/17 and learn about our local Farmers' Market incentive programs like Extra Bucks, Market Match, and the Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Programs! ... See MoreSee Less
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🥦Food Assistance Information: Butte, Glenn, Colusa & Tehama County (July 15th - July 21st). The locations listed are offering food supplies to individuals and families in need. Call or text Butte-Glenn 211 (text your zip code to 898211) for further food resources. #foodforall #chc #calfreshoutreach Community Action Agency of Butte County First 5 Colusa Children & Families Commission ... See MoreSee Less
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Priority Areas

Basic Needs in Higher Education

Basic Needs in Higher Education

Cultivating cooperative leadership within segments of higher education to ensure students have their basic needs met and the skills and resources to achieve their goals.

Community Health

Community Health

Engaging and educating communities to create policies and environmental changes to advance healthy living.

Local Food Systems

Local Food Systems

Actively engaging with local collaboratives to provide sustainable food production, processing, distribution, and consumption to enhance the environmental, economic, and nutritional health of our region.

Nutrition & Consulting Services

Nutrition & Consulting Services

Fostering strong partnerships to provide health, wellness, and prevention services to organizations, businesses, and individuals.

Student Success & Service Learning

Student Success & Service Learning

Supporting students while closing the equity gap faced by traditionally underserved students though mentorship and experiential learning opportunities.

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