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Job: Policy Associate, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Washington DC, Remote

Center for Science in the Public Interest

Advertiser's Description:


About The Center for Science in the Public Interest:


The Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), the nation’s leading, independent authority on food and nutrition, seeks a Policy Associate with expertise on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and the charitable food sector (the network of food banks, food pantries, and other meal programs in the U.S.).  This position is part of a team working to examine and strengthen the public health impacts of the U.S. federal nutrition and food safety net programs. 


About the role:


The Policy Associate will contribute to projects aimed at ensuring that SNAP participants have adequate purchasing power for nutritious food and reducing barriers to accessing and utilizing SNAP. The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable about SNAP policy related to Disaster SNAP, SNAP fruit and vegetable incentives (GusNIP), and the charitable food system, and have an interest in policy making related to creating healthier food environments. 


This position reports to the Senior Policy Associate and the anticipated start date is late February 2024. CSPI’s office is in Washington, DC, where we offer a hybrid work environment, but many of our staff work remotely at locations across the US. We will consider DC-based or remote applicants within the US. As a public health organization, CSPI makes efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees and visitors. We require all employees to be up to date with their COVID-19 vaccines as soon as they are eligible, and the vaccine is available to them. Proof of vaccination is required during the onboarding process. 



Apply by 13th December