Community Ambassador (Part-Time), Trellis for Tomorrow

Posted by Trellis for Tomorrow on February 21, 2023

Trellis for Tomorrow is a 19-year-old organization that delivers experiential programs in organic gardening, environmental stewardship, and food security that provide practical and behavioral life skills for youth and adults. Our aspiration is to foster compassion and resilience in people and inspire them to build sustainable communities. By 2024, Trellis aspires to be known as the regional leader for empowering youth while addressing food insecurity.

Program Overview

Trellis for Tomorrow utilizes community gardens and other green spaces as living classrooms to deliver experiential programs for youth and local organizations through the SEED Skills Program. The intent of the program is to empower youth to become positive agents of change in their own lives and in their communities and advocates for sustainable, healthy food choices (living).

Job Description

The Community Ambassador is an hourly, part-time position that is responsible for connecting with the communities directly surrounding Trellis youth gardens. This role would involve outreach to local community members, hosting focus groups, delivering surveys, and gathering information to improve Trellis programming. The Community Ambassador will act as the main contact person for garden neighbors and conduct community engagement and outreach efforts for Trellis for Tomorrow programs.

This is a hybrid role that will be approximately 10-20 hours a week, with most of the work being in-person and on-site.

Applicants must have a valid PA’s driver’s license and have reliable transportation. All Trellis employees are required to have current criminal and child abuse clearances.

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