About the Role
Good Food Bucks is a City Green program that helps make fruits and vegetables more affordable for Families First customers. When a customer uses Families First at a participating farmers’ market or store to buy fruits and vegetables, the store gives the customer Good Food Bucks so they can buy even more fresh fruits and vegetables.
The Good Food Buck Ambassador program connects Families First customers with the tools and information they need to find affordable fruits and vegetables in their communities. The Good Food Buck Ambassadors will meet with community organizations, neighborhood leaders, and local residents
to share and gather information on behalf of the Good Food Bucks Program and City Green.
Good Food Bucks Ambassadors will be compensated $100 a week stipend for up to 5 hours paid in Visa Gift Cards.
Requirements & Qualifications
To apply, follow the links below:
About the Position:
Good Food Buck Ambassadors meet with community organizations, neighborhood leaders, and local residents to share and gather information on behalf of the Good Food Bucks Program and City Green. Good Food Buck Ambassadors:
Set up and host a Welcome Table to share information at local fresh-food markets including small and mid-size supermarkets and farmer’s markets.
Invite first-time customers to visit and use benefits on healthy foods.
Give presentations to audience members at partner organizations.
Set up information tables at partner organizations.
Survey participants on the Good Food Bucks program
Reliable, punctual, and dependable with a friendly, personable, and outgoing.
Available to work between 5 and 10 hours per week and willing to work flexible hours (including some weekends and evenings)
Able to travel to locations throughout your assigned community
Eager to communicate in an engaging and respectful manner with diverse residents of the assigned community.
Interest or experience with community outreach or organizing work
18+ years old
Attend all trainings and assigned shifts
Live, work and/or have strong community connections in and around Newark
Passionate about your community
Willing to conduct outreach at community sites and markets throughout Newark
Enjoy working with diverse groups of individuals
Fluency in any additional language spoken in Newark a plus