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What are Good Food Bucks

Good Food Bucks help make fruits and vegetables more affordable for Families First customers. When a customer uses Families First at a participating farmers’ market or other store to buy fruits and vegetables, the store gives the customer Good Food Bucks so they can buy even more fresh fruits and vegetables.

What is the Good Food Buck Ambassador Program?

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. 

What does a Good Food Buck Ambassador Do? 

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 


Who can be a Good Food Buck Ambassador?

We are looking for ambassadors who are: 

  • 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.


What are the Job Requirements & Qualifications? 

  • 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 Newark or Hackensack and Bergen County

  • Passionate about your community

  • Willing to conduct outreach at community sites and markets across Newark and Bergen County 

  • Enjoy working with diverse groups of individuals

  • Fluency in any additional language spoken in Newark and Bergen County a plus

Tell me more about the Good Food Buck Ambassador Job...

  • Up to 5 hours a week in the Winter and Spring

  • Up to 10 hours a week in the Summer 

  • Compensation: $15-$20 an hour; Based on completion of training, outreach activities, & reporting documentation.

  • Additional Stipend

    • Ambassadors will receive $10 weekly stipend to spend on fruits and vegetables at Good Food Buck market sites from June-August 2022

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