Needed language skills- fluency one of the following languages is a plus: Korean, Cantonese, Mandarin, Spanish, Russian, Haitian Creole, Bengali Context The NYC Department of Sanitation (DSNY) is rolling out a city-wide Organics Curbside Collection program, collecting residential food scraps and yard waste to turn them into compost. Compost creates healthy soil, which nourishes plants. The […]
The NYC Organics Collection Outreach Associate is primarily responsible for providing NYC residents that live in the organics collection areas with information about the NYC Organics Collection Program. The Outreach Associate will focus in Brooklyn and Queens to build enthusiasm about the program so as to increase resident participation and lower contamination rates. Outreach Associates will work alongside the delivery trucks for speaking with residents and answering any questions about the program while the organics bins are being delivered. Additionally, Outreach Associates will staff information tables in the various neighborhoods so as to educate residents about the program after the bins have been delivered. Candidates need to be able to track the necessary programmatic information and submit to the Organics Outreach Manager as requested.