Community Ambassador Opportunities

We’re nourishing leadership opportunities with members of our community

Our Community Ambassador Program was created in order for us to cultivate stronger community linkages and improve our program offerings with the support of resident community members.

We offer paid positions to local community members interested in the health and well-being of their community that will be supporting in-field operations for our mobile farmers’ market, community nutrition and gardening classes, as well as community outreach.

“Volunteering for Fresh Approach has been such a wonderful experience. I started off as a novice gardener wanting to learn more on how to grow my own food. Processing into becoming the compost ambassador and helping the community turn food waste into nutrient rich compost. I am so thankful for Fresh Approach because they have helped me get to know this beautiful community and become a part of it through their amazing program.”

Izzy Sandoval, Compost Hub Ambassador

COMMUNITY AMBASSADOR OPPORTUNITIES

Education Community Ambassador, Alameda County

We’re seeking a motivated resident of Alameda County to provide program assistance to nutrition education projects occurring throughout the county from May 2024 through March 2025. This part-time, paid position is primarily responsible for supporting Fresh Approach in offering hands-on nutrition education at farmers’ markets, developing your leadership and facilitation skills in a fun environment, and learning more about how to nourish positive relationships to food for yourself and your community.

Community Farmers’ Market Navigators, Alameda County & Contra Costa County

We’re seeking a couple of individuals to help create a more inclusive environment at farmers’ markets in Alameda County, and Contra Costa County, promote a project that aims to make nourishing local food more accessible year-round, and contribute to building resilient relationships/food systems in your community.

Both of these are part-time, paid positions to start from May 2024 through September 2024.

Community Compost Hub Ambassador, 3 Positions (San Mateo County)

We’re seeking a few individuals to maintain the compost system at one our program sites, which includes collecting food scrap buckets from Compost Hub members and tracking the amount of food scraps collected; interface with community members at various sites to share information about the Compost Hub and encourage more people to get involved, and support with on-boarding new Compost Hub members.

Rain Garden Community Ambassadors

We’re seeking 6 motivated East Palo Alto residents to lead rainwater catchment system installation and maintenance in East Palo Alto, conduct outreach at local events in East Palo Alto to share information about Fresh Approach and rain garden program, and interface with community members about the benefits of rain catchment systems.

Fresh Approach is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This could be YOU!

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