"Food for Florida" program looks for 200 workers

Posted at 4:57 PM, Oct 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-18 20:59:06-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Emergency Federal Food Assistance is coming to southwest Florida, but officials say they need the man power to help those in need.

Right now CareerSource Southwest Florida is hiring 200 full time and part time temporary workers to implement the "Food for Florida" program.

They're looking for people who want to help rebuild their communities, but also earn a paycheck to provide for their families.

CareerSource is recruiting for three types of positions:

Line Maintenance/Greeters: Greet individuals and ensure an orderly flow of line traffic.

Eligibility Aids: Check IDs for local residency and contact information

Site Supervisors: Assign work schedules, process reports and time cards.

Anyone who has been dislocated from their job due to Hurricane Irma or is experiencing long term unemployment is encouraged to apply.

You can visit their website at or contact Janeth Ramirez at (239) 225-2500.

You can also go to the CareerSource Southwest Florida centers Thursday, October 19th and Friday the 20th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.