Opportunity Details

Civic & Community, Arts & Culture
Low-income communities, Visitors & Travelers
Other,Event Organizing,Public Relations/Marketing

Age Minimum (with Adult):17+, Minimum Age:18+

Newark Ambassadors

Teams of volunteers will gear up and stroll through the vibrant downtown district to promote the diverse arts and cultural offerings of Newark. Ambassadors help the public with directions, check-in with local businesses, and act as role models for good citizenship. With a friendly face, we share smiles, random acts of kindness, and information with those who live, play and work in Newark.​ Join a team of volunteers who are passionate about Newark as a thriving community. Watch a video on our info page and learn more about the program we are replicating for Newark - Click Here.
To register as a volunteer please select one of the shifts below and click the blue "Sign Up" button. If you are registering with a team please click the orange, "Sign up with a team" phrase.
If registration is closed and you see slots open you can email us and request to be added to the roster.
Incentives are provided from the donor of this program to volunteers who register for one or more shifts. These incentives come in the form of gift cards to coffee shops and grocery stores.

If you have questions or need assistance with registration please contact the team at volunteer@jerseycares.org or call (973) 533-1993.

  • Build a safe, inclusive, and informed community

  • Promote events and activities that bring people together.

  • Provide residents and visitors with a positive experience, inspiring everyone to explore and support our city - Newark, New Jersey. 
     

Orientation Video: Are you new to Jersey Cares? Watch our brief orientation video to learn more about who we are, what we do and how to sign-up for a project.

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Waivers: All projects have non-negotiable age restrictions that are noted on the upper right side of each project description. If you meet the age restriction but are under 18, please have a parent or legal guardian complete the required youth waiver and bring with you to the project. Adults attending the project can expedite the registration process by printing the adult waiver in advance, sign and bring with you. 

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