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.
The Big Millworks program adds value to reclaimed lumber at Big Reuse - producing paneling and eventually furniture and flooring. It also allows us to divert more lumber from the waste stream. The position will use reclaimed lumber and our resaw, dehumidification kiln and our woodshop machinery to produce product to be sold at our reuse centers and to commercial clients. Successful candidate will work in various jobs and rotate to different job duties. These job duties include handling and sorting lumber, grading lumber, quality checks, sweeping and vacuuming shop, and wood mill operations. Employees must be able to use personal safety equipment and work safely in a manufacturing environment that includes moving machinery, fast paced forklift traffic, machine noise, unheated and uncooled work environment. If you’re ready to be a hard worker and team player for a non-profit social enterprise, then apply now.