Community work includes unpaid work a person performs at a public or not for profit organization, such as a school, church, or a government agency.
The person chooses and arranges their own placement, with input from the worker. Community work provides the person with employment skills and references that can help them get a job.
- Entry Into the Activity
A person may participate in this activity when they have little or no work experience and need to obtain employment skills.
- Activity Requirements
A person works up to 20 hours per month, based on the amount of SNAP benefits received. Use the chart in WAG 21-06-07-g to determine the number of hours required.
A person who participates in Community Work for the number of hours required, meets the work requirement for SNAP benefits.
- Supportive Services
Pay for transportation to and from the worksite at the most reasonable rate, to help someone take part in this activity.